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Mini Miniature Orchids for Terrariums, Vivariums, and Bottle Gardens - Pumpkin Beth

Mini Miniature Orchids for Terrariums, Vivariums, and Bottle Gardens - Pumpkin Beth

Many orchids are miniature sized when they are young, but as they grow and develop, many of these plants will soon outgrow a traditionally sized terrarium or bottle garden! So, I have set up this of list of truly miniature sized, tiny orchids to help you find the most beautiful and most charming mini-miniature sized orchids for your terrarium, vivarium, or bottle garden. I have listed the suppliers where I have purchased my plants at the bottom of this list.

White Orchid BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial (part ten) - Pumpkin Beth

White Orchid BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial (part ten) - Pumpkin Beth

Welcome to the tenth part of my White Orchid BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial. In this update it is a real pleasure to share with you the flowers of Amesiella minor before they fade, the sparkling blooms of Hymenorchis javanica as they twinkle, and the magnificent flowering of Amesiella philippinensis, as these glamorous flowers finally finish developing and open at last! However despite all this sparkle, it’s not quite as glitzy or glamorous inside this terrarium as you might think – at least one…

Growing Phalaenopsis honghenensis - Pumpkin Beth

Growing Phalaenopsis honghenensis - Pumpkin Beth

Phalaenopsis honghenensis Phalaenopsis honghenensis is an epiphytic orchid species, which is native to Honghe in Yunnan. This is the region in China which gives this orchid species its name, but Phalaenopsis honghenensis can also be found growing in Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand. Phalaenopsis honghenensis can be found growing at about 2000m above sea level, on the trunks and branches of mossy, lichen covered trees in Vietnam, Thailand, and China. Phalaenopsis honghenensis is an epiphytic…

Sterilising Cork and Looking Out for Alien Insect Species - Pumpkin Beth

Sterilising Cork and Looking Out for Alien Insect Species - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Things to look our for when you’re setting up a new Terrarium1.1 Check any insects you find1.2 Crematogaster scutellaris ants1.3 Non-native ants and insects1.4 Accurately identify insects1.5 How to report sightings of Crematogaster scutellaris and other non-native species1.6 What to do if you find…

The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium (part twelve) - Pumpkin Beth

The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium (part twelve) - Pumpkin Beth

Welcome to the twelfth part of my Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial – growing epiphytic orchids, which are endemic to Madagascar, inside the BiOrbAir terrarium. In this update, I am excited to share the delight of the snowy white, newly opened flowers of Aerangis citrata with you! Since my last update, I’ve introduced a few new orchids to this Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium and I’ve recently replaced the moss, to add a verdant green carpet to enhance the plants inside this special…

Growing Aerangis Aerangis citrata Distribution and Aerangis citrata Aerangis citrata growing Providing your plants with optimum Aerangis citrata Aerangis citrata Applying fertiliser Growing Aerangis citrata This is Aerangis citrata, a miniature…

Growing Aerangis citrata - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Growing Aerangis citrata1.1 Aerangis citrata naming1.2 Distribution and habitat1.3 Epiphyte1.4 Aerangis citrata size1.5 Aerangis citrata growing conditions1.6 Water1.7 Light1.8 Temperature1.9 Providing your plants with optimum moisture1.10 Aerangis citrata flowering1.11 Aerangis citrata scent1.12 Fertilisers1.13 Applying fertiliser Growing Aerangis citrata This is Aerangis citrata, a miniature…

White Orchid BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial (part thirteen) - Pumpkin Beth

White Orchid BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial (part thirteen) - Pumpkin Beth

White Orchid BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial Welcome to the thirteenth part of this my White Orchid BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial. I dedicated this terrarium to white flowered orchids back in April 2017 – which as I write to you today was exactly two years ago. In this update, I am delighted to share with you the glistening twinkle of Aerangis hyaloides flowers and the glamorous, snow white flowers of Amesiella philippinensis. On a less happy note, my Constantia cipoensis plant that was growing inside…

White Orchid BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial (part fifteen) - Pumpkin Beth Bottle Garden, Planting Flowers, White Flowers, Plants, Terrarium Plants, Beautiful Orchids, White Orchids, Orchids, Indoor Plants

White Orchid BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial (part fifteen) - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Reasons for this White Orchid Trial1.1 BiOrbAir Terrarium1.2 White Orchid Trial BiOrbAir Terrarium condensation problems1.3 A look back at my White Orchid Trial BiOrbAir Terrarium over the past three and a half years……1.4 White Orchid Trial BiOrbAir Terrarium growing conditions2 White Orchid Trial BiOrbAir…

An update on the Aerangis, Amesiella, and Angraecum orchids inside my Rainforest Terrarium (part two) - Pumpkin Beth

An update on the Aerangis, Amesiella, and Angraecum orchids inside my Rainforest Terrarium (part two) - Pumpkin Beth

Acrobat ant update - Pumpkin Beth

Acrobat ant update - Pumpkin Beth

Acrobat ant update Last year, I discovered Crematogaster scutellaris ants on the cork I purchased for my new Tall Orchidarium. Crematogaster scutellaris ants are known as acrobat ants, but these ants are found in many different countries, so they’ve got many other common names, too. …

BiOrbAir Review - Growing Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir (part twenty-two) - Pumpkin Beth

BiOrbAir Review - Growing Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir (part twenty-two) - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Miniature Orchid Trial BiOrbAir Terrarium1.1 BiOrbAir terrarium1.2 BiOrbAir terrarium planting1.3 BiOrbAir Terrarium Trials2 Miniature Orchid Terrarium Planting List:3 Terrarium Problems3.1 Terrarium pests3.2 Terrarium Mould4 Conditions inside this Miniature Orchid Trial BiOrbAir Terrarium4.1 Terrarium temperatures4.2 Terrarium humidity levels4.3 Fertiliser5 Miniature Orchid Trial5.1 Aerangis mystacidii5.2 Ceratostylis…

An update on the Aerangis, Amesiella, and Angraecum orchids inside my Rainforest Terrarium – Pumpkin Beth - Modern

An update on the Aerangis, Amesiella, and Angraecum orchids inside my Rainforest Terrarium - Pumpkin Beth

Rainforest Terrarium Update In this my first update, you can discover how the Aerangis, Amesiella, and Angraecum orchids that are housed inside my Rainforest Terrarium have grown and developed over the past eleven months – from April 2018 to March 2019. Discover which plants have died and which orchids have thrived during this time frame, in my first plant update for this custom built terrarium. Over the past eleven months, a few of the orchids that reside inside my Rainforest Terrarium have…

Mini Miniature Orchids for Terrariums, Vivariums, and Bottle Gardens - Pumpkin Beth

Mini Miniature Orchids for Terrariums, Vivariums, and Bottle Gardens - Pumpkin Beth

If you’re setting up a terrarium, vivarium, or bottle garden, and you’re looking for miniature orchids to add to your indoor garden, you may find that it is not always easy to tell which orchids are truly miniature and which aren’t. Many orchids that are sold as miniatures are miniature sized when they are young, but as they grow and develop, many of these plants will soon outgrow a traditionally sized terrarium or bottle garden. You might be surprised to know that there is no set size…

A catch up with some of my white flowered, epiphytic orchids - Pumpkin Beth

A catch up with some of my white flowered, epiphytic orchids - Pumpkin Beth

A catch up with Phalaenopsis micholitzii, Aerangis biloba, Angraecum distichum, and Humata repens! In November 2017, I conducted a large scale reorganisation of my orchids, moving plants from one terrarium into another. My intention, and the end result of all of this disruption, was to group my orchid plants more interestingly: placing plants from different orchid species that originate from the same genus together wherever possible. I felt it was important to make the most of this…

The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium (part nine) - Pumpkin Beth

The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium (part nine) - Pumpkin Beth

Welcome to the ninth part of my Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial – growing epiphytic orchids, which are endemic to Madagascar, inside the BiOrbAir terrarium. This Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium was set up in April 2017, so as I write to you now, in April 2018, this terrarium was created exactly a year ago. In this update I am delighted to share with you the distinct lime green coloured flowers of Aeranthes arachnites, which I find simply mesmerising! As you’ll see in this update, the…

The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium (part fourteen) - Pumpkin Beth

The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium (part fourteen) - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium1.1 Madagascar Terrarium1.2 The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium Planting List1.3 Fertiliser1.4 Conditions inside this Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium2 Miniature epiphytic orchids from Madagascar2.1 Aerangis citrata2.2 Aerangis hyaloides2.3 Aerangis macrocentra2.4 Aerangis punctata2.5 Angraecum equitans2.6 Angraecum ochraceum The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium Welcome to the fourteenth and…