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​Brassavola - Fragrance to Fill a Room!

​Brassavola - Fragrance to Fill a Room!

Posted by Adam Kostanecki on Jun 14th 2021

Star-shaped flowers, profound fragrance, succulent leaves and easy care. What more could you ask for from a Brassavola orchid? Made popular thanks to their easy-to-grow nature, lengthy flow … read more
​Springing Into Action: Orchid Care in the Spring Season

​Springing Into Action: Orchid Care in the Spring Season

Posted by Adam Kostanecki on Apr 6th 2021

You feel the warmer temperature on your face, you see the longer days as the sun sets later in the evening. These cues tell us about the coming of spring - but so do the plants in our collections! … read more
The Fascinating Functions of Plant Pigments

The Fascinating Functions of Plant Pigments

Posted by Adam Kostanecki on Mar 29th 2021

We are taught at an early age that plants are “green," when in fact there is much more to the story. Let's explore the wide diversity we witness in plant foliar pigments. In reality, plants can d … read more
Honey, I Shrunk The Plants!

Honey, I Shrunk The Plants!

Posted by Adam Kostanecki on Mar 16th 2021

Let’s start a new trend: instead of “puppy in a purse,” why not bring your miniature orchid along for the ride? Do I have any takers? No? Okay - let’s table that idea for now. Perhaps I’ll convince … read more
Don’t Panic – Something is Growing on Your Wall!

Don’t Panic – Something is Growing on Your Wall!

Posted by Adam Kostanecki on Jan 24th 2021

Take a deep breath - *whew* - we’re not talking about mold today! One of the best aspects of growing plants as a hobby is the wide variety of ways in which they can be displayed. In my last … read more