Fern Fibre Produces Positive Results

Fern Fibre Produces Positive Results

At the risk of sounding like a broken record I say yet again Fern Fibre produces positive results. Eight months since starting the trial I am now into the first flowering of the trial plants. At this stage only one pair in the trial has produced flowers but there have...
Growing in Fern Fibre: A Recovery Story

Growing in Fern Fibre: A Recovery Story

In November of 2016, I embarked upon a trial comparing the growth of three groups of paphiopedilum seedlings, one group planted in orchid bark, the second group in a mix of orchid bark and fern fibre, and the third in fern fibre with no additives. By August 2017 (9...
Growing Orchids is a Partnership

Growing Orchids is a Partnership

Growing Orchids is a Partnership The Orchid partnership consists of light, temperature, air movement and water without this basic partnership our plants would not survive in the first instance. We then tend to play around with the potting mix and fertilizer we use. I...
Award winning grower trials Tree Fern substrate

Award winning grower trials Tree Fern substrate

What’s the best way to reinforce the message that Fernwood’s New Zealand tree fern is the best on the market for growing orchids? By asking the experts to give it a try! Award-winning orchid grower Allan Watson from Taranaki has agreed to do a two years growing trial...