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Unread 05-11-2008, 08:32 PM
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Hi! I live in the Pacific Northwest and have been involved with orchids for 30 years. Have been a member of the American Orchid Society for most of that time, though I recently allowed my membership to lapse due to the cost. Am a charter member of the Pleurothallid Alliance and have been a member of the North Jersey and Houston Orchid Societies, editor of the Houston Happenings, photographer for the Southwest Regional Judging Center, and have won numerous AOS awards.
My love has always been miniatures and pleurothallids, especially masdevallias. I grew under lights and in a large homemade wardian case for years, but I now only grow a few orchids on a windowsill, due to a number of work-related moves. Am hoping to get a cart with lights and grow a few more that way, but have also become interested in orchids on stamps and coins and antique orchid books (am also a book collector).
Pictures of some of the orchids I've grown and flowered can be found at Picasa Web Albums - Ron.
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WOW you've done soooo much.

Have fun here.
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Hello Ron...welcome to Orchidboard!

First, let me say I looked at your albums and those children are beautiful! God bless!!!

Now, onto orchids...
I am sure you will be an asset to our community, I'm looking forward to hearing more from you. There must be many interesting stories of stuff that's happened along the way!

If you need any help around the board, please let us know
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Hi Ron. Welcome to the board!! Your albums are spectacualr!!! I do thank you for sharing them. I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
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Hi Ron,welcome to orchidboard!
Very impressive work

May be you can help me find out what is my orchid's scientific name so I could ceck out how to care for her!
Thx
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Hi Ron. Welcome from the U.K.
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LOL Didn't you see when he first posted? Top left on his post.
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Thanks anyway, Susie. All the best to you.
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Hey there, Ron. Glad you found us here!
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