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Why Bottom Watering is (Actually) Better for Succulents

Bottom Watering Succulents

Instead of pouring water from above, many people like to water their houseplants, including orchids, from the bottom.  Is it also better for watering your indoor succulents? Bottom watering is not only an alternative to watering from above. Bottom watering is actually necessary to keep succulents hydrated and alive especially when the soil gets too compacted …

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Should I Soak My Orchids? (How To Do It Correctly)

Soaking orchids in water

Some people like to water their orchids from the bottom, also known as “soaking”, instead of pouring water from above.  This watering method can be quite convenient for indoor orchids and can save up on water. However, other people are strongly against soaking, saying it would increase the risk of root rot.    Whether soaking …

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Saving A Leafless Orchid: The Ultimate Guide (Pictures)

Leafless Orchid Troubleshooting Care Tips

An orchid without leaves is not necessarily a lost case.  Leafless orchids with a good stem and some root(s) can be rescued, especially with proper care and patience.  To find the right remedy, you must first identify the cause according to its early symptoms.  So, why does an orchid lose its leaves? The common reasons …

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