My First Paphiopedilum

This week I went to Tatuapé Garden, the local nursery, found and fell in love with my first Paphiopedilum. The plant was labeled Paphiopedilum gratrixianum, though I’m almost sure it’s a hybrid as the plant has green and light taupe markings, instead of the quite distinguished pinks, and reds of other Paph. gratrixiums I have […]


Tips & Tricks #1

Staking I have more different kinds of stakes than you can imagine, but most of the time prefer to use only one kind, bamboo “shish-kabob” skewers purchased at the grocery store. They are about 10”/25cm long, and have one end that is sharpened. They are perfect for staking up canes, and infloresences, excluding the very […]



Welcome to Jardim Therapy my blog about orchids and Brazil. Here you will find a few useful references, and some tip & tricks, along with posting of my own personal experience. I absolutely love orchids, and I want to help everyone interested in learning about these unique plants.

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