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Old 03-05-2011, 12:31 PM
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OK... it's that time again. Spring is here, the weather is getting warmer and we can start thinking about having another Orchid Board project.

I'm willing to run this one if we get enough participants (lets say 10 or more) and enough plant suggests to give us a good choice. I would like everyone who is planning to participate to try and come up with one or more plant suggestions, the more suggestions the better!

It's just going to be a single plant this time as I think that works better. It probably needs to be intermediate as most people can grow those.

What's it all about?
For those who have not taken part before the idea is for everyone to buy the same plant at around the same time, then compare notes on how they are doing. It's a great way to learn more about our hobby, my first projects was also my first species orchid... it was a great way to expand my experience and try something I would never have tried otherwise.

Once a plant is selected, you purchase it and share everything about it. What it looks like when arrived, how you intend to grow it. Conditions. ect. It's great fun and you just may learn a thing or two. From start to purchase can take a month or two to allow as many people as possible to take part.

In the past a couple of the projects have also been competitions, but we'll just be doing this one for the fun of it

The process:
1. Compile participants list (sign up by replying to this thread)
2. Take plant suggestions and compile a list of plants that fit the criteria (make suggestions here)
3. Vote for final selection
4. Purchase final selection
5. Share your new arrival, growing conditions, care tech., success or failure
6. Have fun!

We are on steps 1 and 2 (which I'll run in parallel to each other).

Plant Criteria:
Species only
$20/20 max. (shipping not included)
12"max plant size (16" with flower spike)
Blooming Size
Intermediate Temp. grower (may vary slightly)
Available in the USA and Europe. UK and Canada requirements may be added depending on participants.

Plant Suggestions
To help me out I will need everyone to do the research about the plants they are suggesting. There are more details about what info needs to be provided on the plant suggestions thread.

Plants used in previous projects (these won't be considered again)
Project 1 - Phal. lobbii
Project 2 - Angraecum scottianum
Project 3 - Paph. venustum
Project 4 - Aerangis luteoalba var rhodostica
Project 5 - Laelia reginae
Project 6a - Sediera japonica
Project 6b - Neo. falcata
Project 7 - Mystery Cirr. tingabarium, Asc. pumilum, Res. dodsonii
Spring 2009 - Haraella retrocalla
Summer 2009 - Miltonia spectabilis, Coelogyne cristata, Leptotes unicolor
Spring 2010 - Rhynchostylis coelestis, Dendrobium loddigesii, Laelia anceps
Summer 2010 - Maxillaria tenuifolia

Have fun everyone!
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List of Participants:

UK
RosieC
Jennyfleur
ASP
Hedge

Europe
Nenella
Camille1585
Val
Ramon

USA
Help
Paul Mc
Sailortom2
Connie_Star
PitcherASAMD
tcrane
Jrodpad
Iluvorchids
Pilot
Ronaldhanko
Lady_Tottington
ImABrat
flhiker
Daethen
Lana
Becca
Lund0682
brewmyster
susiep
jscott67
Roly0217
jaxorchidman
thumperinflorida
luckygrower
Zoi2
Hellokittyshiny
orchidvalley
MGTerry
keithrs
prc11
amandarenee

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Old 03-05-2011, 12:39 PM
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add me to the list thanks for doing this rosie
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Old 03-05-2011, 12:50 PM
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OMG! Please sign me up! I don't know that much about orchids, but would love to learn about something new.

I successfuly grow phal's, oncidiums and phaius' currently. So I would be alright with anything that anyone suggests! I will still search out some suggestions though.
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WOW! Very COOL !!!!! I love these 'projects' !
thank you very much for being willing to organise Rosie, I will try and help as much as possible, although my 'work season' starts in 4 weeks time..
Love the idea of the price range & the category; I have lists of plants from other projects so I'll be making suggestions
Again, Merci beaucoup Rosie!
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Cool, that's 4 people already then
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sign me up for the project....smaller the better
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ya tom!
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Old 03-05-2011, 01:39 PM
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Hey Camille, I thought you would sign up as soon as you saw it

I've updated the participant list up to this point.
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