The other day whilst driving, I happened to catch the tail end of a show on 702 called ‘A word on Gardening’ (snore!), but after hearing a granny wax lyrical about a white rash that her azalea developed someone phoned in and asked about orchids. This peeked my interest as I (like so many others) just love orchids, but alack alas, after having had 3 orchids die under my supervision I promptly gave up on my ‘window-sill of orchids’ dream…
However, (and here’s the good part) the gardener expert guy advised that you should plant your orchid in a glass pot with glass pebbles between the soil.
Why you ask?
Because the roots photosynthesize and therefore need light to live!
I’m very excited about this little tidbit and will be purchasing lucky number 4 this weekend- yay!

About vocationalgirl

I am a strategic planner, neurotic wordsmith and art lover with a penchant for anything digital- my forte being digital marketing. I love that this field encompasses both creativity as well as a thorough understanding of data analytics- it is a true social science that bases company revenue on modeling client behavior in the online space, looking at means to optimize conversion and effectively modifying behavior. I am a perpetual executive student, and am currently in the midst of completing my MBA at the top rated business university in Africa (GIBS). My academic interests include: Increasing social mobility in emerging markets through technology. The ekphrasic relationship between abstract expressionist art and poetry. French feminist theory and its applications for women working in male gendered roles. Skills: Digital strategic planning Conversion optimization Web Analytics Digital media strategy Project management Writing and editing
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