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Forum: Off Topic - Totally Today, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By Dollythehun
When I took Master Gardening, I was taught that...

When I took Master Gardening, I was taught that the ph and composition of your soil greatly contributes to mineral uptake, as well as your water.

In our case, we have pure sand, almost beach...
Forum: Connoisseur's corner Yesterday, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 202
Posted By Dollythehun
Well, I've always called them burners. But, now...

Well, I've always called them burners. But, now that I have a smooth top stove, it's just a cooktop.
Forum: Connoisseur's corner Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 202
Posted By Dollythehun
What is a "hob?"

What is a "hob?"
Forum: Off Topic - Totally Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By Dollythehun
No, Ray may know. My problem was the petunia...

No, Ray may know. My problem was the petunia family. But, I also have some trouble with my Rhodies up by the house. We have pure sand, hard water and a slope. Last year I used an iron supplement...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By Dollythehun
I think you nailed it. If memory serves me, they...

I think you nailed it. If memory serves me, they will turn green again. In the nursery, had to use an iron supplement because of our water. Lord, that's been many years and a career ago.
Forum: Members' Displays Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Dollythehun
That was my laugh for the day. Most people just...

That was my laugh for the day. Most people just get them sideways. Lol

Beautifully done.
Forum: Connoisseur's corner Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 202
Posted By Dollythehun
That reminds me of rinsing the starch off your...

That reminds me of rinsing the starch off your shredded hash browns. You rinse, dry, and fry. Much crisper.
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 01-13-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Dollythehun
Love the size and compactness! The color is one...

Love the size and compactness! The color is one to keep going back to look at. Very rich and deep. Beautiful. These were never my cup of tea but, this changes my mind.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-13-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By Dollythehun
You can also put your Bonide in a cheesecloth...

You can also put your Bonide in a cheesecloth sachet and set it on the bark, so as not to lose it by wash out. But, Ray I ups correct. I still use granules but, If I have an outbreak, I use Azamax,...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 01-12-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Dollythehun
You do so well with these. Impressive.

You do so well with these. Impressive.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 01-12-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 240
Posted By Dollythehun
Spring cheer on a dreary day! Great job, as usual...

Spring cheer on a dreary day! Great job, as usual ES.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-08-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By Dollythehun
We use this: ...

We use this:
https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B006GKEO4Q/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_.0f-FbFSNHEJJ

It has an adjustable dome to keep larger birds out. I order 5# of mealworms from Amazon too. (Don't keep...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-08-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By Dollythehun
Red heads are plentiful a few miles from here, at...

Red heads are plentiful a few miles from here, at the Indiana Lakeshore. Some of my best birding was done there during migration. I'd love to see another Ruby Crowned Kinglet!

We have a flock of...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-07-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By Dollythehun
Assuming I should FedEx them instead of letting...

Assuming I should FedEx them instead of letting them die in oak Park Illinois?
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-06-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By Dollythehun
Pretty girl! DOM, no pictures of Boris. I'll have...

Pretty girl! DOM, no pictures of Boris. I'll have take some of him in the cling a wing. He gets in the holes and does a walk about, eating as he goes. For our amusement, he eats while hanging by one...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-06-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By Dollythehun
Oh! I'll bet you get to hear tree frogs, crickets...

Oh! I'll bet you get to hear tree frogs, crickets and spring peepers! How cool!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-06-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By Dollythehun
Bluebirds love mealworms they come to our feeder...

Bluebirds love mealworms they come to our feeder all winter for them. And water that's really important too.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-06-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By Dollythehun
Mealworms are always a hit. Paphluvr, why don't...

Mealworms are always a hit. Paphluvr, why don't you try branching out? Black, or hulled sunflower(if you don't like the mess of black, although they cost more) will attract a lot of nice birds.

We...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-06-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By Dollythehun
You are correct, it's a Red Bellied woodpecker....

You are correct, it's a Red Bellied woodpecker. Keep Peterson's by the window, it's a great resource. You might consider hanging out a suet cake.
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 01-04-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,695
Posted By Dollythehun
Magnificent!!!

Magnificent!!!
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-04-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Dollythehun
Pretty thing, it is! Great job, as usual.

Pretty thing, it is! Great job, as usual.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-04-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Dollythehun
I don't see anything of concern. But, never spray...

I don't see anything of concern. But, never spray Hydrogen Peroxide on the roots, regardless of what youtube tells you. It kills the root hairs.
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 01-03-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,461
Posted By Dollythehun
I agree, yours looks clean. Mine was when I got...

I agree, yours looks clean. Mine was when I got it but gradually turned black. I'm not exaggerating.
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 01-03-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,461
Posted By Dollythehun
Good morning WW. I used clear listerine for quite...

Good morning WW. I used clear listerine for quite awhile. I do not think it helped in the slightest. My foliage was nearly black, although the plant grew like a weed and flowered several times a...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 01-03-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,461
Posted By Dollythehun
I tossed my zygo for the foliage reason. However,...

I tossed my zygo for the foliage reason. However, one of our members suggested spraying ever two weeks with Neem oil. That does seem to help.
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