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What Do I Do with My Big-Box-Store Orchid?What Do I Do with My Big-Box-Store Orchid?
By drdawg on April 26, 2014

When I lecture to organizations, I always have a "Question and Answer" session at the end. Always, and I do mean always, someone asks: "My orchid (usually one bought at a big-box store such as Lowe's or Home Depot) was in bloom when I purchased it and it has never bloomed again," or "My orchid was in bloom when I purchased it and within six months, it was dead." "What did I do wrong?"

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