7 Famous Types of Orchids You Can Grow

In previous centuries, orchids were a real rarity. Orchid hunters would head off on perilous voyages to tropical areas and bring these delicate flowers back home for wealthy households. Orchids were associated with class, elegance and extraordinary beauty fit for royalty. This particular flower is reported to have first come about during the time of … Read more

Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera) Care Guide

The Schlumbergera, or Christmas cactus has been a favorite holiday plant since the 1800’s.

Christmas cactus will adapt to low lighting conditions, but they bloom much better when exposed to bright indirect light. They can even be set outdoors and will do quite well as long as they’re not setting in bright sun. And, are brought inside before the weather gets too cold.