This project is a way to mount orchids using a frame, hardware cloth and coconut fiber. The frame we will be using is metal and was once part of a product display in a retail store. Any other type of frame would also work for this project.
Corks are a really great material because of their impermeability, buoyancy, elasticity, and fire resistance, so cork is actually a great material for many things.
We have shown you how to mount air plants with glue but we’ve never shown you how to do the same with an orchid. Normally, we mount the orchid by wiring it in place, but bulbous orchids are suitable for gluing.
Since most people have an Ox Yoke or two hanging around the house, but are all out of Oxen
“A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.” -Gertrude Jekyll Orchids on Bamboo Lattice was one of the first projects we did for Craft Organic and
“Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.” -Standing Bear
“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson The inspiration for this project came from wanting something nicer to display the orchid on instead of the plastic basket the orchid was sold in… Not exactly attractive. This is what we came up with…