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AMY MCLAUGHLIN FLOWERS

NEWBURYPORT,  MA

FLOWER AND PLANT CARE

Basket of Flowers

CARING FOR YOUR VASED FLORAL ARRANGEMENT

Make sure the container your flowers come in is always full of fresh, clean water. Re-cutting the stems at a 45° angle one or two inches from the bottom will reopen the seal from their last cut, helping your blooms soak up every last drop. Flowers like to play it cool, so set the dial for between a pleasant 65 to 72 degrees F but make sure they never freeze, don't forget them in the car in colder months. Let them bask in the sunlight from a distance, and don't make home a spot near vents, appliances, or electronics like TVs and computers.

Orchids

CARING FOR YOUR ORCHID PLANT

When it comes to light, orchids fall into two camps. Ascocenda, Cattleya, Dendrobium, Oncidium and Vanda are fans of bright, indirect light, while Paphiopedilum, Phalaenopsis and Miltonia prefer the shade. Keep the bottom of your orchid's container dry by watering about every 10 days. Provide adequate air circulation and offer them a boost with a liquid fertilizer according to the label on the bottle, usually once or twice a month. And don't add soil to your orchid's container; most are epiphytes---they get their moisture and nutrients from the air, bark and moss near their roots. Let them put down roots in a bed of rocks, moss, or bark, the way nature intended.

FLORAL STUDIO & SHOP

70 State Street,
Newburyport, Ma 01950

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Tel. 978-358- 8036

lifestyles@amymclaughlin.com