How to grow orchids

With both indoor and outdoor varieties, you can’t go wrong with growing orchids.
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Orchids are a massive family of plants consisting of hundreds of different species. They’re popular for their exquisite flowers which often last for months indoors.

Most indoor orchids are epiphytic or lithophytic, meaning they grow on trees or rocks in their natural habitat. Outdoor orchids are terrestrial meaning they grow in the ground and many can be successfully overwintered outdoors in the UK.

Read on to learn how to grow these exotic plants successfully in your home and garden!

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