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Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-11-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By shadytrake
A few bloomers today.

Kefersteinia mystacina, Onc. coloratum, & Blc. Petite Stars
Forum: Vendor Feedback 12-03-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,526
Posted By shadytrake
To bring the topic back to Oak Hill, they are...

To bring the topic back to Oak Hill, they are still sending out the monthly newsletter. I do like reading it, but it mostly a sales ad now.

I haven't purchased from them in awhile, but that is...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 12-03-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By shadytrake
I have ordered from them previously under the...

I have ordered from them previously under the other name as I believe they are still affiliated with Incredible Orchids (someone correct me if this is no longer the case).

The only problem that I...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 12-03-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By shadytrake
I agree with NYCorchidman. I want to see the...

I agree with NYCorchidman. I want to see the actual plant.

That vendor turns me off with the prices. I don't mind paying a pretty penny for plants, but I expect to see what I am buying and it...
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 12-02-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By shadytrake
Couple of Minis

Plectrophora triquetra and Oncidium coloratum (not fully open yet).
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-02-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By shadytrake
I haven't ever tried these. I would imagine they...

I haven't ever tried these. I would imagine they can be difficult in my climate. I might try one next year.

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Forum: Orchids in Bloom 11-26-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By shadytrake
Miltoniopsis Edie Brown

I can't take any credit for the blooms. This orchid belongs to a friend of mine. But it is so beautiful and the scent is amazing.

It won orchid of the month at our MOS meeting. Expert grower...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 11-23-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By shadytrake
Jonada, I'm not shipping anymore this...

Jonada,

I'm not shipping anymore this winter, because I don't have heat packs and the weather is unpredictable. I might repost in the spring.

Thanks!
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 11-19-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,811
Posted By shadytrake
Judi, It is going great! It does require a...

Judi,

It is going great! It does require a bit more attention than just plugging in an electric and walking away, but we think the savings in electric is worth it.

Plus, I work from home and...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 11-13-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,811
Posted By shadytrake
An update on the GH and RMH since we have had the...

An update on the GH and RMH since we have had the arctic blast deliver winter early this year (we got a dusting of snow). Compared 2 months of utility bills and we have saved $98 over last year...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 11-06-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,811
Posted By shadytrake
So an update on the Rocket Mass Heater for the...

So an update on the Rocket Mass Heater for the greenhouse. Today is ash cleanout day. You can see that the efficiency of the burn creates very little ash. Awesome!
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 11-03-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,811
Posted By shadytrake
Did not have to restock the last night. So it...

Did not have to restock the last night. So it seems if the temperature remains in the 40s, the thermal mass can handle the ambient temperature as long as the mass is at 90 at 10pm. I just checked...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 11-02-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,811
Posted By shadytrake
I give last night's test an A! Paul only had to...

I give last night's test an A! Paul only had to restock the feed tube twice and I got up at 5:45am to check temps and the GH was at 55F. I went out to restock it at 6am and the backup electric heater...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 11-01-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,811
Posted By shadytrake
Hubby had to get up 3 times to restock the fire...

Hubby had to get up 3 times to restock the fire with wood, and it is running as well as expected with some of the green wood. We didn't have a lot of time to be picky and we got as much dry wood as...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 10-31-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,811
Posted By shadytrake
Fired up the RMH today and it works GREAT!! ...

Fired up the RMH today and it works GREAT!! Right now it is 44F outside and the GH is 58F with humidity at 75%. We are running it pretty low so that we don't cook anything at night. We have a 12QT...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 10-26-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 82
Sticky: DUH!!!
Views: 6,712
Posted By shadytrake
Formula 409 is a great way to kill scale. I...

Formula 409 is a great way to kill scale. I grabbed the 409 bottle and sprayed a couple of orchids. I smelled a weird odor that was not 409 and asked hubby if he had mixed something else in the 409...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 10-18-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By shadytrake
NICE!

NICE!
Forum: Member Projects 10-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 15,373
Posted By shadytrake
No photo attached :( Can you repost?

No photo attached :( Can you repost?
Forum: Orchid Lounge 10-17-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By shadytrake
PRICE REDUCTIONS

MADE SOME PRICE REDUCTIONS. SHIPPING NOT INCLUDED.
Paphs:
glanduliferum x 2 - these are not blooming sized yet. - I'd take $10 for both.
concolor (big single growth) - $10
malipoense ('Ma' x...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 10-16-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,233
Posted By shadytrake
Nice! I have one that I imported in a hobby...

Nice! I have one that I imported in a hobby flask and it should be blooming sized next year.
Forum: Member Projects 10-16-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,254
Posted By shadytrake
I love to help with the research!

I love to help with the research!
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 10-15-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By shadytrake
What size is that pot? 2.5"? If so, you are a...

What size is that pot? 2.5"? If so, you are a couple of years away at least.
Forum: Identification Forum 10-15-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By shadytrake
aphyllum is culcullatum. If it is that, then you...

aphyllum is culcullatum. If it is that, then you have years before it will be blooming size. Sorry to burst your bubble.

If it is lawesii or glomeratum, you are probably 2 years from blooming...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-15-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By shadytrake
I would bet money that it is lawesii or...

I would bet money that it is lawesii or glomeratum rather than anosmum. It could also be Nestor, which is very readily available. The reddish tinge to the canes is a tell-tale sign of lawesii and...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By shadytrake
Lovely!

Lovely!
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