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.
“I can enjoy society in a room; but out of doors, nature is company enough for me.” -William Hazlitt In this project we created a Tillandsia Landscape using a thick piece of raw cork
“Nature does nothing in vain.” – Aristotle We were at a local nursery and found an nice selection of Staghorn Ferns including some that were mounted on cedar orchid baskets. Actually, most were mounted and were at least three times the price of the non-mounted ferns. To save money we decided to mount our own […]
“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…
“The poetry of the earth is never dead.” -John Keats Mounting air plants (Tillandsia) on wood is really easy and very easy to care for. They need no potting soil to grow and normally anchor themselves to a tree and gather moisture and nutrients from the air (hence the name) and other decaying matter like […]