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Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-22-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By SaraJean
Mine is kind of like a very sweet root beer too,...

Mine is kind of like a very sweet root beer too, and a bit of vanilla as well now that you mention it. My husband thinks it smells like Egyptian Musk.

I swear there has to be something unique to...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-22-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By SaraJean
Heres a few more for June. Our heat index has...

Heres a few more for June. Our heat index has been in the 100ís F lately and night time is only slightly less miserable with the stifling humidity and usually stagnant air. I just brought out the fan...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-22-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By SaraJean
The colors on those are stunning

The colors on those are stunning
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-21-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By SaraJean
There should be mixing instructions on the back...

There should be mixing instructions on the back of the jar. I think itís something like 2/3 teaspoons per gallon of water (donít quote me on that, read the label first). I just mix it up in one of...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-20-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By SaraJean
Oh my goodness! I love it! Sounds like a fairly...

Oh my goodness! I love it! Sounds like a fairly sturdy little thing with that temp range. Might have to go on the wishlist... :hmm
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-20-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By SaraJean
Not intending to hijack this thread but I have...

Not intending to hijack this thread but I have been wanting to try a few more of my terrestrials in clay pots. Do you use this with terrestrials that make tubers and do you ever find that the tubers...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By SaraJean
Thanks, the in situ pictures and descriptions...

Thanks, the in situ pictures and descriptions help a lot! I didnít know these could grow as lithophytes and after looking both of those pics, Iím glad I didnít pot them in the peet/sphag/perlite that...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-17-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By SaraJean
I think that malformations of growths or flowers...

I think that malformations of growths or flowers has to do with concentration and/or frequency. Too much of a good thing and all that... So how often are you using it and at what dose?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-15-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By SaraJean
I was really hoping that wasnít the problem.... ...

I was really hoping that wasnít the problem....

This one grew really well for me last year but it was kept fairly shaded and only gave me one pitiful spike. It stays outside most of the winter...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-14-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By SaraJean
Stenoglottis macloughlinii problems

I seem to be having some leaf issues with my Stenoglottis macloughlinii (woodii). I have been keeping this outdoors in fairly bright light, high in the pergola, under a 50% shade cloth. Lately, days...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-08-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By SaraJean
This really is a pretty species (mine is still a...

This really is a pretty species (mine is still a babe). I personally like to mount my Encyclias but that works for me since I grow primarily outdoors and with my climate (mostly hot, and rainy and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-07-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By SaraJean
Orthene (Acephate) Is what I have always used on...

Orthene (Acephate) Is what I have always used on thrips. Itís usually labeled as a fire ant killer and widely available. You can find it at any Loweís, Home Depot, Walmart, ect... Here is an article...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-07-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By SaraJean
Summer courtyard Ď19 (img heavy)

Some things that have been blooming since April. I know itís not technically summer but itís been in the 90ís F here with sticky high humidity so Iím going to call it as such


Schoenorchis...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-07-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By SaraJean
Iím glad to hear that someone else is growing...

Iím glad to hear that someone else is growing this thing! The Neomoorea caught my eye a few years ago when I was just starting out with orchids. The flower shape is striking and Iím a sucker for...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-06-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By SaraJean
That is absolutely adorable

That is absolutely adorable
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-06-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By SaraJean
Definitely reasonable. They recently added the...

Definitely reasonable. They recently added the price list next to the names of the currently listed orchids and they seam pretty fair with most stuff being in the $25-$45 range.

I would really...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-06-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By SaraJean
Nope. I canít tell from the picture if the border...

Nope. I canít tell from the picture if the border around the spot is still growing but I would just keep an eye on it or cut the leaf off below it if it looks like it might be getting worse. As long...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-06-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By SaraJean
The Orchid Trail, first time order

This place has been on my radar for the past year and I finally got a chance to order a few things from them. I had been looking for a decent sized S. fragrans to add to my growing little collection...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 06-04-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By SaraJean
Personally, I wouldnít be too concerned. It looks...

Personally, I wouldnít be too concerned. It looks like itís probably be a secondary infection from some sort of damage (sun/heat burn, mechanical damage, ect..). If the spot is dry and not getting...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 05-30-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By SaraJean
New Orleans Orchid Show May 31-June 2

The New Orleans Orchid Society is having their 67th annual Show and Sale this weekend located in the Lakeside Shopping Center directly across from the Apple Store. This event is free and open to the...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-27-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,271
Posted By SaraJean
That is really, really cute and healthy looking....

That is really, really cute and healthy looking. Good luck with it!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 05-27-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By SaraJean
Those are all gorgeous. I love the Sweet Memory!

Those are all gorgeous. I love the Sweet Memory!
Forum: Potting & Repotting 05-27-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By SaraJean
Ainít this the truth. I would rather deal with...

Ainít this the truth. I would rather deal with mealys a hundred times over before battling spider mites. Right now my entire collection of Catasetums (save one, thatís just breaking dormancy) are...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 05-26-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By SaraJean
This is what has been working for me. ...

This is what has been working for me.

Inspect for pests (yes, to the jewelers loupe!). Clean off old dried papery sheaths where bugs like to hide. I wipe the orchid down with rubbing alcohol on a...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 05-25-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By SaraJean
Yes to what Ray said about ordering off of the...

Yes to what Ray said about ordering off of the previous list. And yes, the list does change, but not completely. The Den hybrid section and miscellaneous species section change the most (from what I...
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