Medicinal Uses of Orchids
Orchids are known not just for their beauty, but have number of other uses. Most of which are known to the local people and are now being documented. Here is a list of some orchids which are used as medicine and in some cases as food.
Orchids produce some really wonderful fragrances, though you will also come across obnoxious smelling orchids. Here is a list of some of the orchids which produce fragrances.
How to Maintain an Orchid Journal
One of the few ways to grow healthy orchids is to track the progress of your orchids with an orchid journal.
Orchid Structural Terms
Here is the help to understand terms related to structure which are sometimes difficult to decipher.
Conservation of Wild Orchids
Before buying orchids, please make sure that they have not been brought directly from a forest. Buy only nursery grown orchids, not only to save our natural wealth but also to protect your own plants from unknown wild diseases and pests.
Scale Insects-Infestation and Control
Scale insects can cause a lot of damage to your orchids. If infected, timely control is the only option to save the orchid.
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