Special Announcement Concerning NEO Operations

Hi All,

As we are all now well aware of the Coronavirus outbreak, we are being asked to take some extraordinary steps to prevent or at least slow the progression of the virus. In that regard, New Earth Orchids will suspend walk-in visitors at the greenhouse until further notice.

However, we will be still delivering orchid gift orders or hobbyist plant orders in Santa Fe, Eldorado and Las Campanas as usual. We will also continue to ship your orchid orders from our online store or sales through our FaceBook page and other online places that we sell through.

Read about " Brenda Starr--Reporter and the Black Orchid" in my blog, use the button below to access it.


There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about us. We hope you enjoy our site and take a moment to drop us a line.

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If you renewed for 2 years and have a $30 off on an order for more than $100 you may access your discount with the coupon code AOSRENEW.

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What we offer

What's happening?

What's happening?

So you missed Valentine's Day, Mother's Day or that special person's birthday! We can help you redeem yourself. Just order one of our great orchid arrangements for that special person in your life! 

Click on the Gift Ideas button at the bottom of this column.

P.S. Delivery is free in Santa Fe, Las Campanas and Eldorado!

New Earth Orchids is New Mexico's finest orchid nursery providing plants for beginners to experienced growers. 

Ron also provides and maintains beautiful orchid arrangements for short term rentals or long term leases. 

Need a great gift for friends or family in Santa Fe and nearby communities? We offer orchid arrangements ranging from a single double stemmed Phalaenopsis in one of our "Made in Santa Fe" ceramic pots to large bowls full of orchids to give to your cherished family and friends. 

For our hobbyist friends, we have a fine selection of very desirable species. Check the interesting Dendrobium species and Angraecoids that we carry. 

For those who grow in small spaces, we have a variety of miniature orchids from Harella retrocalla to micro miniature Cattleyas.

We also have seedlings from Ron's breeding plus selected crosses from other breeders across the country.

We offer mother plant divisions of select plants from our unique stock of Cattleyas. These are plants that have not been cloned. These are highly desirable and will make your collection unique. Many are awarded or are of award quality. Most are also tetraploid and will be useful for breeding.

What's happening?

What's happening?

What's happening?

We have a busy travel schedule for vacations, speaking events and shows. Greenhouse closures for these events and holidays are posted here. 

Please note our normal greenhouse hours are suspended until further notice.

 All orchid shows have been canceled in the US. This is a big blow for the commercial orchid industry catering to the hobbyist since this is a major source of income for many. Please consider supporting your favorite orchid companies by ordering from their online stores.

That's enough for now...more to come later.


What are customers saying about us?

What are customers saying about us?

What are customers saying about us?

Ron, just wanted to let you know that the beautiful orchids arrived in PERFECT condition. Not a broken bud or damaged leaf. I’ll let Edgar know how beautiful they are. Best wishes to you for the holidays and the New Year.  
Page, De ember 2019

I have purchased 16 orchids from Ron and they all are very healthy with no pests or disease. The orchids are shipped to me in a very careful manner and they arrive safely. I would highly recommend NEO to anyone!!! Oh and his selection is amazing!

June 8, 2018 Tina Seale

First purchase from Ron arrived today and I couldn't be more pleased! All very healthy, packaged and shipped without problems. Very responsive to questions as well.

August 27, 2018 Millie Yates-Saunders

We visited orchid exhibits in Kew Gardens in London last week. I didn't see anything that I couldn't see over a few visits to New Earth Orchids in Santa Fe. Ron's orchids are gorgeous! We have a couple dozen at home, now. Ron offers good, practical advice on how to care for them, and almost all of ours have re-bloomed.

Oct. 8, 2017 Lois Haggard


What are customers saying about us?

What are customers saying about us?

How do I get my Phalaenopsis orchid to rebloom?

If the plant is good health with firm leaves, there are two reasons they are not blooming. 1.- Not enough light. If the leaves are dark green, the plants are not receiving enough light. Move the plants to a window where they will receive 2 to 3 hours of early morning or late afternoon sun on the leaves.

2. Phalaenopsis are triggered to bloom by temperature. To bloom, give them 4 weeks where the temperature at night drops to between 55 to 62 degrees F. After four weeks return them to your normal growing area.

HInt: if you don't have a cool spot to get the temperature drop in your home. Put them in the garage overnight for the 4 week period.

When do I need to repot?

For Phalaenopsis, we recommend  repotting every 2 years. You need to repot to refresh the medium not to necessarily move them to a bigger pot.


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New Earth Orchids

6003 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507, United States



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