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72 potted orchid Ideabooks
See the Amazing Orchids Unfolding at a New York Garden Show
Get an eyeful of awe-inspiring orchids in incredible colors and learn how to keep one happily blooming at home
"awe-inspiring orchids in incredible colors and learn how to keep one happily blooming at... book The Orchid Thief, when the toothless orchid hunter wades through chest-high swamp... 7,000 orchids during The Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden, the country's... Ghost Orchid. At first you think, "Oh come on. All this for a plant?" But the more... about orchids — and the more you stare into their mesmerizing flowering faces — you..."
Indoor Gardener: Orchids Bring Beauty to Decor
Beautifully blooming orchids add elegance and grace to entryways, bathrooms and decorative vignettes
"blooming orchids add elegance and grace to entryways, bathrooms and decorative vignettes... frenzy of orchid collectors. Today, you can pick up an orchid at Home Depot or Ikea —... store, an orchid is a wonderful addition to any room. However, orchids can require delicate... Orchids were once much less commonplace than they are today and were considered a... hybrids of orchids. Whether you are a collector of rare specimens or a purchaser of a..."
Best Ways to Use Radiant Orchid, Pantone's Color of 2014
Learn how to work in this bold fuchsia-pink-purple successfully around the home, and give it a yay or nay in the Houzz poll
"Radiant Orchid — mostly because it represents a complete 180-degree shift from Emerald... Radiant Orchid being such a bold and strong colour, I love seeing your in-situ examples... shades of orchid. I balanced the strong wall colors with a generous dose of white and... year. Orchid (very pinky-fuschia purple) has a different bolder vibe to me. I like... like the orchid for accents (although I'd get tired of it in a room very quickly as..."
Guest Picks: 20 Uncommonly Attractive Pots and Planters
Cultivate some personality indoors with plant containers that are as unique as the greenery they hold
"coolest pots and planters with an unconventional look. Here are 20 that I'd love to... to keep orchids and ferns indoors is in pots (properly potted, many hybrid orchids... beautiful pots, just make sure to pick a plant that doesn't require well-drained soil... oncidium orchid and a staghorn fern mounted. These will be very difficult to grow in... indoor orchid gardener - I live in a city apartment in Stockholm, Sweden - I have..."
Checklist: What To Do in the Garden This Month
".. My orchid is blooming currently and it is a joy to come home and see a new bloom... vanilla bean orchid. How fun to harvest vanilla beans! What are they called? In our... miserably with orchids. I love to garden and have huge gardens that flourish. Yet, put me... to an orchid (or Bonsai Tree) and it will die. That is sad Susan :( Maybe you are... planifolia Orchid -- Here is a link with more info and link to amazon store with them..."
Great Design Plant: Dahlias
Pick this flamboyant stunner for its amazing array of colors and faces, fast growth and sizes that can fill a pot or a whole garden
12 Gifts for Green Thumbs
"turn a potted plant into an even more special gift... Orchids are the best, and make special gifts! How to care for your orchid: http... e-for-orchid.html Good ideas. Thanks Love the belt idea!... garden pots resemble miniature wine barrel planters, and would look great lined up... phalaenopsis orchid looks so pretty on its own that it doesn't need accessories. There's... that orchids are difficult to care for, but they are really quite easy to keep alive..."
Herb Garden Essentials: Grow Your Own Delicious Mint
Pull out a pot for this one. Mint's spreading habit and hard-to-kill nature can be a blessing — if you're properly prepared
"out a pot for this one. Mint's spreading habit and hard-to-kill nature can be a blessing... it in a pot (preferably raised off the ground) and be careful to remove any stray plants... them in pots in the balcony. Admittedly they weren't in huge pots but still.... My... grown in a pot - even a big one. What I do when it starts looking bad is pull most of... dozen of pots of mint plant in terrace and I love its fragrance. I use it in cooking..."
Container Garden Basics: Mix Textures to Catch the Eye
"makes for potted gardens where each plant has a special role to play... commercial orchid exhibits I would use that technique to make sure everything was as it... a cool pot! Nice photos, especially the black and while one. Container Gardens are... in the pot society garlic? I love the leaves! Hi Kim, thanks for the compliment!... Water Potted PlantsTell us: What are some of your favorite texture-focused plants..."
Bring in da Funk: How Humble Touches Give a Home Soul
Shake up expectations and stir up interest with pieces that show patina, create contrast or offer a jolt of surprise
"house, pots of orchids, and professional photos, it looks planned. But in real life... perfect pot rim, etc. Having lived in Japan and learned that even second-hand stores... effect, as orchids in a clean and spare white bath, and just as effete. Now, in deco-lingo... flower pot for peonies in June on fathers day, and not so much for a sink vessel.... flower pot. My husband doesn't appreciate my finds and has secretly given several..."
Lay of the Landscape: Tropical Garden Style
Create a vacation paradise in your backyard even if temperatures sometimes dip with these guidelines for tropical-style gardens
"bromeliads, orchids — are a natural fit. If you live on the edges of these climates, places... wash with Orchids. Yeah I know how lucky I am :) I will see about getting around to... beds and pots at the back of the space to create that feeling. In a smaller area, you... patio and pots. Enjoy it through the summer months, then bring it indoors.Design tip:... adding potted plants filled with foliage and bright tropical flowers, wicker or bamboo..."
Go Tropical the Easy Way With Bromeliads
Months of blooms and a tolerance for low light make tropical bromeliads ideal as gifts, indoor centerpieces and outdoor eye catchers
"like orchids and succulents), making them ideal in bedrooms or combined with other... eye-catching pot that brings attention to the rich decorative elements in its proximity... black pot serves as a perfect foil for these bright green leaves and ties together... and low pot to produce a striking arrangement. A single Vriesea bromeliad in bloom... raising orchids, as collectors could not distinguish bromeliads from the desired orchids..."
Guest Picks: Spring for Fabulous Flower Vases
From jars to egg cups, vintage trophies to urns, there's a beautiful vessel here for every kind of bouquet
Houzz Interview: Brenda's Cozy Little House in Texas
"an old potting bench I bought at a consignment shop that serves in my kitchen as a... to hang pots and pans. I'm never going to have a "decorator's show house." (So if you're... stamps, pots, dishes & even files and pencils!). Glorious. Such a warm, inviting... or on a pot and you can still enjoy your china. Wonderful ideabook...now I'm off to... for the orchids I have on my back porch. A whole lot of stuff going on here but am..."
Retro Houseplants Get a New Look
"macramé-hung pots? Thanks to innovations among breeders, those oldies have evolved into... 2-inch pots look pretty sweet displayed in a tiered cupcake tree. This creative idea... American orchid lovers a 'Blue Diamond' flower. The "color-fused" system turns an ordinary... phalaenopsis orchid into something you've never quite seen before. This is the type of blue... traditional pot setting and turns it into a decorative and interesting houseplant.More:Bring..."