HOW NOT TO KILL AN ORCHID. A lot of people bemoan their incompetence at growing orchids. I have the opposite problem—an inability to kill my scraggly supermarket-variety species after they stop blooming.
So you got an orchid as a gift and don't know how to take care of it? Here is your easy guide to caring for gift orchids to make the bloom last longer and transition the plant into your permanent collection.
Orchids are no more difficult to care for than ordinary houseplants. They require slightly different watering and fertilizing techniques, but with this easy guide you'll be growing beautiful orchids in your home in no time. Bonus: We name the easiest orchid varieties to care for to guarantee success.