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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By SouthPark
I know what you mean. Although - just considering...

I know what you mean. Although - just considering plants (as we know them) doesn't have thinking functions ----- they don't have a 'want' as such. But to be able to stay alive, there will be a range...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By SouthPark
It's opening nicely! Really nice to see the...

It's opening nicely! Really nice to see the contrasting colours already. The Towering Inferno name is gruesome though - so at least the beautiful flower tones things down a lot hehehe
Forum: Vendor Feedback Yesterday, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By SouthPark
Very nice to hear! There's even a vendor feedback...

Very nice to hear! There's even a vendor feedback section in Orchid Board forums - where you can put in this good feedback too.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By SouthPark
That is true in general. It is like a bathroom...

That is true in general. It is like a bathroom after a nice hot bath - and then you keep the doors and windows closed so that the humidity stays in the bathroom .... and the nice warm and humid...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-21-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By SouthPark
That's fantastic! Exciting already. All systems...

That's fantastic! Exciting already. All systems are go.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-21-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By SouthPark
S.D. the photos themselves are just fine. The...

S.D. the photos themselves are just fine. The camera sort of focused on the background instead of the foreground. The background is very nice and sharp. Or --- for the close-up shot, the camera focus...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-21-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By SouthPark
The colours of this one are really nice. What...

The colours of this one are really nice. What sort of camera did you use? Phone-cam, or general type? The camera resolution is good there. Focusing can sometimes be hit and miss with phone-cams -----...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-20-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By SouthPark
What I noticed is that ----- even a 1024 x 768...

What I noticed is that ----- even a 1024 x 768 image when uploaded is not the same as what we eventually end up with after the upload. So if we upload a 1024 x 768 image that might be say 300 kB. But...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-20-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By SouthPark
Most welcome S.B. That might be a good...

Most welcome S.B.

That might be a good test. Resize to a smaller size ----- and save as a .jpg file ....... and see if the upload works after that.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-20-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By SouthPark
If you use a microsoft windows computer, then you...

If you use a microsoft windows computer, then you could download the free and excellent photo editor called 'paint.net' ------ it is really called paint dot net.

And see if you can open your...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-20-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By SouthPark
I'm not sure. We just know that - out in the...

I'm not sure. We just know that - out in the wild, the nutrients that the orchids get just keep varying. So doing the 0.01 % concentration nitrogen in our fertiliser/water mix is one workable method....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-20-2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By SouthPark
I think so. I think it is one of those 'bush...

I think so. I think it is one of those 'bush snail' types. I don't get snails and slugs here - but have certainly seen snails in the pot of an incoming shipped orchid from down south. Rare case only....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-19-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 738
Posted By SouthPark
Maybe different temperatures during bud...

Maybe different temperatures during bud development generates those different shades of pink, red etc.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-19-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 738
Posted By SouthPark
I noticed a pair of flowers with lighter pink...

I noticed a pair of flowers with lighter pink colours too. The water was from the heavy rain last night - the strong winds blew the water onto my orchids and flowers!

Google drive links (higher...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-19-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By SouthPark
Same potting mix and same sort of pot?

Same potting mix and same sort of pot?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-19-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By SouthPark
That's what we like to see.

That's what we like to see.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-18-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By SouthPark
Fortunately there still appear to be a nice...

Fortunately there still appear to be a nice amount of good roots - still alive. So having nice humidity for the leaves (but with some natural air-flow to cut down on bacteria/fungus activity) and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-18-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By SouthPark
Soap spray is indeed awesome against spidermites...

Soap spray is indeed awesome against spidermites and other little animals that attack orchids. Having adequate air-flow is certainly beneficial to help dry the leaves etc. One past experience I had...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-18-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By SouthPark
With the alcohol - the mention of chilling is for...

With the alcohol - the mention of chilling is for extra information - in case there are some conditions where it is being used that does something undesirable.

One particular article (here (page...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-18-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By SouthPark
With dish soap spray onto phals ------- a warm...

With dish soap spray onto phals ------- a warm environment will be good, with nice air-flow to help dry the leaves again - and also try to blow out any water trapped in the crown area - to avoid...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-18-2021, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By SouthPark
Beautiful flowers all of them! Such a nice...

Beautiful flowers all of them! Such a nice variation in colours and shapes. I'll take one of each - including the tenant's one hehehe
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-18-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By SouthPark
It may well be mite damage. The mites can start...

It may well be mite damage. The mites can start gathering underneath the leaf and start doing their damage. I don't mind organisms that might feed a little bit on my orchids - and not kill them. But...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-17-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By SouthPark
Maru ----- you could maybe even try once - when...

Maru ----- you could maybe even try once - when you see signs of it occurring ----- a copper spray for plants/orchids ..... or even (if you have it) monterey garden-phos spray.
Forum: Windowsill Growing 04-17-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By SouthPark
If there's a few hundred orchids, then it sounds...

If there's a few hundred orchids, then it sounds like orchid nursery type methods might help - like platforms with grills that allow water to fall through - either onto the floor ---- or onto...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-17-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By SouthPark
One method is by uploading the image to...

One method is by uploading the image to OrchidBoard, which actually will become reduced automatically in size (if the original is larger) to about 1024 x 768 pixel (or there-abouts). OrchidBoard...
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