Welcome to the First Rays Website!
With over 40 years of orchid-growing experience, coupled with a science and engineering background, First Rays is a trusted source of solid scientific information, providing over 100 free informational articles (menu to the left), and always willing to answer questions directly to help you understand and improve your orchid growing.
We invented the Semi-Hydroponic™ (over-waterproof your plants) method of orchid culture, and are the sole source of KelpMax™ Superior Seaweed Extract, the most effective plant-growth stimulant available, as well as the US retail distributor for Incocucor’s Garden Solution® “Plant Probiotic”. We are licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to produce fertilizers and plant & soil amendments.
Our secure online retail store has many individual items available in the categories of fertilizers, pesticides, growth stimulants and other horticultural chemicals, as well as reverse osmosis systems, supplies & components, and LED-, high-intensity-, & fluorescent lighting.