Its been a long time since my last update on the orchids!! There have been a few changes and some new additions which I can share with you in this post. I’ll get the sad news out of the way first and inform you that … Continue readingOrchid Growth – Blooming 2019
So, we are nearly at the end of January so that means it’s time to give y’all an update on growth in my orchids!! Exciting!! …and it is pretty bloody exciting (for me anyway) given that I have loads of flower buds on most of … Continue readingOrchid Growth – Buds galore in January 2018!
It’s suddenly December and time to give you an update on the progress of the Orchids! All of the plants are doing well and I am pleased to report that I have 3 flower spikes! So, first to Big Ben… His flower spike is now … Continue readingOrchid Growth – Festive December Edition!
I said in my August post that I was anticipating being able to photograph a flower spike. I have, but not from the orchid I thought!! A lot has happened in ‘Orchid world’ during the last couple of months which I have failed to capture … Continue readingOrchid Growth – September to November 2017
Better late than never with this monthly update on orchid growth! Of course, there are now four orchids to update you on! As well as Julie and Sandra there are two newcomers which you may of seen my previous posts about. The new ones are … Continue readingOrchid Growth – August 2017
Things continue to happen in Orchid world! I said in my June post that I was considering whether I needed to repot the orchids as a number of aerial roots had appeared. I wrote to Hannah who has an amazing orchid blog and asked for her … Continue readingOrchid Growth – July 2017
There’s been a massive amount of growth in the orchids since my last post! We came home from holiday to find some major developments both in Sandra and Julie! In Sandra, which you may remember was the ‘weaker’ of the two orchids, I’d been delighted … Continue readingOrchid Growth – June 2017
It’s all happening! With a huge sign of relief ‘Sandra’ has a new leaf! No-one was as relieved as me when, during one of my daily inspections of the ‘girls’, I saw a tiny leaf bud forming, I had been a bit worried about ‘Sandra’! … Continue readingOrchid Growth – May 2017
Some updated progress pictures of the Orchids. ‘Julie’ continues to grow her new leaf – quite rapidly as well as you can see! One of the underneath leaves is dying which I believe is a natural process in the growth phase. ‘Sandra’ is still in … Continue readingOrchid Growth – April 2017
Apparently, orchids are now the most commonly bought houseplant in the UK. I’ve never been a massive fan of houseplants but last year we succumbed to the charms of the orchid and bought two mini specimens, both in full bloom, from B&Q. So why the … Continue readingOrchid Growth – March 2017