Revitalize your Orchids with Garlic and Honey: Simple Method for Healthy Growth All Year Round

By Lilia

This article presents an innovative and simple method to revitalize and promote the growth of orchids using natural ingredients such as garlic and honey. This method is ideal for those looking to keep their orchids healthy and blooming all year round. Below, we break down the ingredients needed, the preparation process, and some final tips to ensure success in caring for your orchids.


  • Garlic: 4 cloves
  • Cinnamon powder: amount needed
  • Honey: 1 tablespoon
  • Water: 1 liter (hot)
  • Pine bark: for transplanting
  • Moss: for the substrate
  • Floral foam: to maintain moisture
  • Additional materials: Candles, glass jars, and plastic lids.


  1. Preparation of garlic water:
    • Finely chop the garlic cloves.
    • Add the chopped garlic to 500 ml of water and let it rest for 1 hour.
    • Strain the water to remove any garlic residue.
  2. Initial treatment of orchids:
    • Cut off damaged roots and infected leaves from the orchid.
    • Apply cinnamon powder on cuts to prevent infection.
    • Remove the outer shell of the plant to facilitate the growth of new shoots.
  3. Garlic water immersion:
    • Immerse the base of the orchid in the garlic water for 20-30 minutes.
    • Let dry completely before continuing with the next step.
  4. Transplant and irrigation:
    • Prepare a mixture of pine bark and moss as a substrate.
    • Place the orchid in a glass jar with the substrate mixture.
    • Add a small amount of water to maintain humidity.
    • Use floral foam to secure the orchid and help retain moisture.
    • Place a plastic lid with holes to allow air circulation.
  5. Continuing care:
    • Spray the leaves with garlic water every 2 days to keep them disinfected and protected from insects.
    • Place the plant in a location with good indirect lighting.
    • Keep the substrate slightly moist, adding water when necessary.

Final tips

  • Regular Monitoring: Inspect orchids regularly for signs of infections or problems.
  • Humidity and light: Maintaining a proper balance of humidity and light is crucial for healthy orchid growth.
  • Natural alternatives: Using other natural ingredients such as chamomile tea or diluted apple cider vinegar can be beneficial for different plant needs.

The method presented in the video is a great way to revitalize and promote healthy orchid growth using natural ingredients. With these simple steps, anyone can keep their orchids healthy and blooming all year round. Try this method and enjoy beautiful flowers in your home!