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Oxalis is a Great Greenhouse Plant

Common Names:  Wood sorrel and false shamrock Light Needs:  High light and full sun. Best Temperatures: At or above 50ºF (10ºC) Water and Humidity …

Geraniums Are a Great Greenhouse Plant

Common Name: Geranium Light Needs: High light, with full sun during winter. Best Temperature: Average room temperature. Water and Humidity Needs: Allow the …

New Search App Offers Unbiased Results

Nichols Publishing Company, the publishers of Garden & Greenhouse and NUGL have entered a partnership that offers a new technology to the greenhouse and …

Magnesium Supplementation for Orchids

Magnesium is a major building-block in the formation of chlorophyll, and its role in the functioning of plant enzymes to produce carbohydrates, sugars and …

5 Great Plants for Indoor Gardens

Whether you live in an area that’s not conducive to an outdoor garden or don’t have access to enough outdoor space, you can produce your own food with an …

Ferns are a Great Plant for Your Greenhouse

Ferns are relatively easy to grow and if they are protected from dry air and temperature extremes they will have lush green fronds throughout the year. …

Cyclamen persicum is a Great Plant for Your Greenhouse

Common Name: Florist’s Cyclamen Light Needs:  High, indirect light while in bloom and medium light afterwards. Best Temperatures: 60-70ºF during the …

Pesticide Use Guidelines for Orchids

Despite all of our efforts to keep our collections clean, tidy and pest-free, there simply will come a time when we’re forced to pull out the “big guns” …

Measuring Powders & Liquids to Fertilize Orchids

Whether it comes as a powder or a liquid, by law the values on a fertilizer label are in weight percentages, including the modified ones for P & K. When I …

Feeding Orchids by Mass

I advocate basing a feeding regimen on the needs of the plant, and to manage that regimen in terms of nutrient formula, feeding frequency, and nutrient …