QDear Orchid Doc:
I have quite a lot
of orchids, also some
shrubs , and I’ve noticed
that white flies are taking
up the entire yard. Can you
recommend something that
can be used on both types of
Dear Geraldine,
While you should hurry
to get Actara to spray
your shrubs, I would not
be too worried about
the orchids, as orchids
are a bit tough for white flies;
they prefer the leafy shrubs.
However, you should get
your neighbour involved in
the spraying. It has to be a
community effort, or else you
won’t be able to get rid of

Dear Orchid Doc:
I would like to
know just how long a
dendrobium’s (phalaenopsis)
spike takes to emerge.
I have…