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How to care for orchids: 3 tips

The orchid belongs to one of the largest plant families on earth, and stands out for its special flowers. It’s a subtropical plant, originally from Southeast Asia and Australia. In this article we’ll share three tips on how to care for orchids, so that you can enjoy your plant...

things you shouldn't do with an orchid
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5 things you shouldn’t do with an orchid

Usually we provide you with tips about the things you do need to do in terms of plant care. But it’s actually also important to know what you shouldn’t do. Because you can give your plant all the love it needs, if you do things that aren’t helpful, your plant still...

best place to keep your anthurium
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4x the best place to keep your anthurium plant

Because the anthurium is a tropical plant, it loves warmth and prefers high humidity. It prefers to be in a room with a temperature between 20° C and 22° C, and doesn’t do well in a temperature below 16°C. Place the plant in a well lighted place, but not in direct sunlight...

best places to put an orchid
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The 4 best places to put an orchid in your home

Chances are that you have an orchid at home, because it’s a really popular houseplant. The orchid doesn’t need a lot of attention, but with the right care it can bloom for a long time. In this article you’ll find tips on the best places to put an orchid in your home, because...

Repot an orchid
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How to repot an orchid: a few tips and tricks

If an orchid is growing out of its container, it’s time to repot it. Usually you should do this once every two or three years. Preferably do it in spring, because the lighter days help the orchid to repair any damages. But of course it can also be done later in the year. Do you want...

How to care for an herb garden
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How to care for an herb garden: 3 tips

It’s wonderful to have fresh herbs in the garden or on the balcony, because you’ll always have a delicious addition at hand during cooking. And you can also add some sliced fruit and herbs to a carafe of water, for extra flavor and color! But how do you ensure that the plants...

How to make flowers last longer
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How to make flowers last longer: 3 tips

When you get or buy a bunch of flowers, you want to keep them alive for as long as possible. And the right care certainly contributes to this. That’s why we’ve put three tips in a row, with which you can make flowers last longer.
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Using orchid potting soil
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Using orchid potting soil: a few tips and tricks

If you have one or more orchids at home, it’s wise to buy special orchid potting soil. An orchid gets air through the roots, so the soil in which it stands must be open and airy. Ordinary potting soil is much too dense, in there the plant won’t be able to breathe. In this...

How to get an anthurium plant to bloom
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How to get an anthurium plant to bloom

The anthurium plant can flower throughout the year. It generally flowers for about three months, and after that the cycle starts again. Usually you don’t really have to do anything. But what if your anthurium doesn’t flower anymore? In this article, we listed a number of tips...

Repotting your anthurium plant
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Repotting your anthurium: tips on how to repot your plant

If your anthurium plant has become too large for its pot, you should repot it. Do this preferably in spring, because the lighter days will help stimulate the formation of buds. But if the plant shows signs that it’s severely outbound, don’t wait until spring because it might...

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