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Search: Posts Made By: Maryanne
Forum: Growing on Mounts 07-29-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,243
Posted By Maryanne
HI - if you decide to mount it, yes, you can...

HI -
if you decide to mount it, yes, you can use acrylic yarn of some sort instead of (the unsightly to my eyes) fishing line monofilament :-p,
or floral wire, jute string, cotton string, bailing...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-29-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By Maryanne
Hello there. If you are in Massachusetts,...

Hello there. If you are in Massachusetts, consider going to an orchid show. You will have to wait a few months, but you can see the plant in person, ask the vendor (and orchid society members) how...
Forum: Windowsill Growing 06-10-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,414
Posted By Maryanne
I'd like to add Mystacidium capense - which I...

I'd like to add
Mystacidium capense - which I grow hanging in the east facing kitchen window. It's in bloom now, but I don't have a photo ready.
and
Schoenorchis gemmate, also hanging in the same...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-29-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Maryanne
Wow, Roberta, you're fast. Thanks for being so...

Wow, Roberta, you're fast. Thanks for being so accommodating. I see what's going on, and will do something similar. My "Mattie" is quite a bit smaller, but it made it through New England winter...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-29-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Maryanne
Thanks again, Roberta Very charming! If you get...

Thanks again, Roberta
Very charming! If you get a chance, please upload a photo of the base of plant in its pot and medium : -)
Then, I can better decide what to do with my little "Mattie." (So...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-29-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Maryanne
Hi Roberta: Thanks for chiming in... I found...

Hi Roberta:
Thanks for chiming in...
I found in wikipedia that Phymatochilum is it's own genus. Only species is P. braziliensis - or perhaps they have changed this too. Also found it is a close...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-28-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Maryanne
Hell Ray: I have a couple dozen mounted plants,...

Hell Ray:
I have a couple dozen mounted plants, so it is not a problem.
Maybe I need to re-phrase the question:

Please chime in with your personal experience with Oncidium phymatochilum...

I...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-24-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Maryanne
Oncidium phymatochilum -pot or mount?

Hello Folks:
Who else has Oncidium phymatochilum? Potted or mounted?
I have a small one that was a 'bonus' plant, and it is starting a new growth, so it's time for a decision. Or should I leave...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-22-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By Maryanne
Hello Folks: D. polybulbon is popular with the...

Hello Folks:
D. polybulbon is popular with the folks in my orchid society. One of our distinguished (late) members, grew it on sheets of tree fern, high near the top of his g'house. It was nearly...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 05-06-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By Maryanne
Abrigado! So nice to see them in their native...

Abrigado!
So nice to see them in their native habitat. What a beautiful scene in each photo : -)
Maryanne
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-24-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By Maryanne
Good morning! Thanks for the compliments, and...

Good morning!
Thanks for the compliments, and your words of wisdom. : -)

Believe me, growing in New England is a challenge, and not all my plants look like this or do so well. Too many cold,...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-23-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By Maryanne
Laelia anceps overgrown mount

Roberta-
Attached is my overgrown Laelia anceps. She was actually placed backwards in the show display and got a ribbon anyway! My husband made a special stand (under the drape) for her because...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-23-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By Maryanne
Older plants which outgorw their mounts

Hi Folks:
Look, I'm back already.
My dilemma is what to do with older plants which have been on their mounts for years and out grow them.

Specifically, my beloved, hard working Laelia anceps is...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-23-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,607
Posted By Maryanne
HI Folks: I rarely buy mounting material - only...

HI Folks:
I rarely buy mounting material - only a few pieces of treefern. I usually get my wood from the fire wood pile : - ) and on hikes. One of the best places to shop for such odds and ends is...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 04-05-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By Maryanne
Hello Folks: I just purchased Oncidium...

Hello Folks:
I just purchased Oncidium wyattianum from Ecuagenera at the New Hampshire show. It came in a plastic bag, not pot but wrapped in sphagnum. Since it was February and not he best time...
Forum: Propagation 04-05-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,542
Posted By Maryanne
Wow, what an inspiring experiment.... Keep us...

Wow, what an inspiring experiment....
Keep us posted on the progress.
Good luck and happy growing
Maryanne
Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-02-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,998
Posted By Maryanne
Hey, I forgot to mention - I have Mormolyca...

Hey, I forgot to mention - I have Mormolyca ringens IOSPE PHOTOS (http://www.orchidspecies.com/mormolycaringens.htm)
Which does push out a few flowers all year round. But, it is not a big showy...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-02-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,998
Posted By Maryanne
Marigolds ? ; -D (oh, April first was yesterday) ...

Marigolds ? ; -D (oh, April first was yesterday)
I think the plant you choose with those characteristics has to be in exactly the correct conditions to be able to deliver what you demand of it. I...
Forum: Identification Forum 03-11-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,095
Posted By Maryanne
Dendrobium moniliforme 'Shuyo' Questionable ID?

Hello Folks:

I have a Dendrobium moniliforme purchased with the tag 'Shuyo.' However, I'm told that the plants labeled as such are not 'Shuyo.' hm?

I was also told that a number of years ago...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-04-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By Maryanne
At our orchid society meetings, we once had a...

At our orchid society meetings, we once had a retired professor (gosh I miss him) who advised that cutting the rhizome all the way through not only induces more eyes to grow on the older section,...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-27-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,425
Posted By Maryanne
Hello- Yes, I have used bone meal in potting...

Hello-
Yes, I have used bone meal in potting mix for paphs, also finely ground eggshells. Why, because I like to experiment. Seems to have worked on some plants.
I have both bonemeal, seaweed...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-19-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By Maryanne
Hello- I also have L. Hsin Buu Lady and it is...

Hello-
I also have L. Hsin Buu Lady and it is mounted on an oak stick. (The roots want plenty of air.) It's been mounted at least 6 or 7 years. I treat it like my 12 year old L. anceps. It's the...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 02-17-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By Maryanne
Hi Folks: We are a small society and the...

Hi Folks:
We are a small society and the Show/sale has to be categorized as small since it fits in a medium sized high school auditorium. We are not like one of the international shows! the Plus is...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 02-07-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By Maryanne
Amherst Orchid Society Annual Show and Sale 2019

Hello Folks:

We hope you can get to our annual show February 23 and 24, 2019. Please see the link below:

Our Show & Sale | Amherst Orchid Society...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 02-07-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By Maryanne
Yes, I will try to get there, but not sure which...

Yes, I will try to get there, but not sure which day. It's a nice show, though, and some good vendors : -)
Cheers,
Maryanne
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