As fog and rain along with ice and snow have hit many parts of the United Kingdom, the Allotments have just been visited to pull up parsnips, leeks and the odd spout or two.. Its pure January weather..
So I thought to take a few photo’s of my orchids..
I am very proud that each one of these plants are now in full bud as they finished flowering late Autumn . Apart from the smallest, which I bought last year, the others I have kept successfully for several years.. After numerous failures with other orchid plants .. Which I discovered I had killed with kindness of over watering..
So the Key to success is once they have finished flowering is to put them on a window sill indoors where there is not too much heat or direct sunlight and forget about them for a couple of months and then start to water them again..
It looks like there will be lots of flowers ready to bloom soon..
And I now have One which has come out in flower
Tips can be found HERE on how best to prune, water, and keep various orchids and cultivate them..
To see some of these orchids in full bloom you can see some of them Here on another post I did last Spring.
Wishing you Happy Gardening Days to come as we move through these damp winter days of January..