Orchid in a Fishbowl

I spent over a year asking around about a Bulbophyllum lasiochilum with no luck {of course, it’s not native to Brazil}, and then about six months ago I went for my routine fix at Orquidário Paulista {didn’t even mention the bulbo} and the owner presented me with two small specimens and said, “I’m not sure […]


Tips & Tricks #3

Don’t worry if your Dendrobiums lose their leaves. Dendrobium orchids will sometimes lose their leaves during cooler winter months, especially if they are in cool greenhouses. The leafless canes will sometimes produce inflorescences and even if they do not they continue to provide energy to the rest of the plant. As long as they are […]


Removing a Damaged Orchid Leaf

Ever wonder how to remove that unattractive damaged leaf attached to your orchid? Here is a really helpful (yet somewhat bland) instructional video from the American Orchid Society that will help you to learn all you need to know about expertly removing damaged leaves. Enjoy! You will notice the instructor applies a anti-fungicidal paste to […]


Orchids For Dummies

I was browsing the internet the other day and found a great reference. The entire book, Orchids For Dummies in pdf format.

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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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