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Neglected outside orchids

This is a discussion on Neglected outside orchids within the General Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; Have you had a go with dried banana skins cut up small and sprinkled on ...

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    Have you had a go with dried banana skins cut up small and sprinkled on your orchids? I put the skins in the oven once I have finished cooking and once they are dry I cut them up and put them in a jar. I put a few bits in when I pot up my orchids. The bits also go round my roses.

    They all seem to like it.

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    Wow no I haven't tried but I can imagine it being a slow relesase fertiliser.. must give that a go Thanks for the tip

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    One of the neglected orchids. Name:  neglected orchid.jpg
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    looks very healthy and happy!

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    I can get viraya rhododendrons to grow in the same area of the garden even with the odd frost we get. I think I will put you on my friends list.

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    I cannot tell if moving them would be a nice idea, but I surely would like to see how thy are growing on trees and on tree ferns. It sounds very natural and we always enjoy mounted pics!

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    Sorry photo is not very good. I do not know what the orchid is.Name:  Neglected orchid on tree.jpg
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