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Posted by Kamaile & Corinne on Jul 19th 2022

Everyone wants to know the secret to orchid care, as if there really is just one secret to keep an orchid alive. It isn't a secret, we all know that watering is key to growing and we do everything we can to avoid overwatering orchids. But, how do you determine just how much and how often to water your orchids?  How can we tell we're watering enough?  The truth is, you can follow every guide available, but you must remember it… Read more

Posted by Kamaile & Corinne on Jul 21st 2020

Have you ever been told that you can use ice cubes to water your orchids or have you ever done such a thing? This has proven to be one of the most popular topics of discussion we encounter with our visitors. As a travel destination in Volcano, Hawaii we have been very fortunate to enjoy frequent visitors from throughout the world. Many of whom after walking through our gardens come to us with numerous questions. At the top of most lists o… Read more

Posted by Corinne & Kamaile on Jan 30th 2020

During the damp winter seasons, botrytis can pose a problem for orchid growers. You can identify botrytis by the brown spots that appear on the blooms. Although there's nothing you can do to reverse the damage already done to the flowers, you'll be relieved to know that the plant itself is in not in grave danger. We will describe to you below what botrytis is and how you can prevent future occurrences.  We also created a video about this top… Read more