Growing Orchids is a Partnership
When we start growing orchids we are entering into a partnership that consists of light, temperature, air movement and water. Without it our plants would not survive. Read how you can make this partnership work for you.
Fernwood NZ tree fern fibre – 6 months into orchid growing trial
Having been asked to participate in a Fern Fibre substrate over Bark/Pumice trial some six months ago and looking for a challenge, orchid grower Allan Watson from Taranaki, New Zealand, said yes.
Orchid Grower’s findings 4 months into Fern Fibre trial
Four months into his two-year Fern Fibre Substrate trial, orchid grower Allan Watson from Taranaki says it is time to share some of his observations.
Award winning grower trials Tree Fern substrate
Award-winning orchid grower Allan Watson from Taranaki, specialises in growing Miltoniopsis and has a collection of more than 1000 plants. He starts a two years growing trial using Fernwood Tree Fern substrate.
Proud to carry the Fernmark
The FernMark represents our New Zealand Story. Underpinning this story are three core characteristics – kaitiaki, integrity, resourcefulness – which describe our way of doing things; a unique approach that is valued by our customers.
Findings from an expert on growing in pure fiber
Read how an experienced paphiopedilum grower’s plants grow vigorously and beautifully, well ahead of the others, planted in pure Fernwood Tree Fern Fibre. He explains how fiber (in most cases) grows orchids best, and that there is no need to mix it with bark.
When a passionate orchid grower discovers fern tree fibre
There are plenty of dos and dont’s when growing orchids, and many people who are starting out notice it can take a while to get it right. Enjoy this informative post by Selwyn Hatrick with a summary of his findings while growing orchids in fern fibre.
Sustainably Sourced Tree Fern Launched in USA
Orchid growers and people with a passion for reptiles and amphibians who are based in the United States can now purchase tree fern products with a clear conscience as Fernwood NZ launches in the USA.
How Moth Orchids Thrive in NZ Fern Fibre
Here at Fernwood, we know that our NZ tree fern products are second to none. But we don’t expect anyone just to take our word for it. We have given several orchid growers here in New Zealand the opportunity to try it out, and the feedback we’ve received has been exceptional.
American Orchid Society Magazine: Sustainably Harvested Tree Fern – July 2018
Fernwood NZ has developed a robust system that ensures all harvesting of tree fern is managed sustainably. The environment is left as it was found. Intact and undisturbed. An article was published in the American Orchid Society Magazine.