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  • P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

P. Allen Smith | Creating an Orchid Housewarming Gift | PBS

Duration: 00:53
Program: P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

There are many new gift giving ideas using orchids. They're easy to care for, last for several months, and brighten any room. Here's an orchid arrangement that can be given as a housewarming gift. All you need to do is wrap two pot holders around the orchid pot and secure them with raffia. I find it easier to pull the raffia through the loops on the pot holder, that way it won't slip off. Then, insert wooden cooking utensils into the potting medium taking care not to hurt the plant roots. It's that easy! Not only will you be giving items to be used in the kitchen, they'll also have a beautiful orchid to display in their new home!

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Post Date: August 21, 2011