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Search: Posts Made By: fishmom
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By fishmom
It looks like you have changed the planting...

It looks like you have changed the planting medium from moss (or bark?) to S/H. That is a bit of a shock for the plant. The next spikes that you get will be from a plant that is adjusted to S/H and...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 04-14-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By fishmom
Offer them up on one of your local Freeshare...

Offer them up on one of your local Freeshare sites--Freecycle, Facebook Freeshare for your town, etc, Nextdoor. Then handout information about your local orchid society with the orchid--it's a great...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-13-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By fishmom
It's so nice to see them growing in trees! They...

It's so nice to see them growing in trees! They are lovely.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-11-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By fishmom
Adorable! I love the fringy ones.

Adorable! I love the fringy ones.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 04-10-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By fishmom
Wow! That's lovely striping on the lip! Good...

Wow! That's lovely striping on the lip! Good find.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 04-06-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By fishmom
Yes, don't be in a hurry to divide the plant as...

Yes, don't be in a hurry to divide the plant as it grows more back bulbs. When it has a few more back bulbs and is in a bigger pot, you will have a better chance of more that one new growth in a...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 04-04-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By fishmom
Very nice display. I always like the muted dark...

Very nice display. I always like the muted dark spots on this one.
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-04-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By fishmom
Haraella retrocalla? Mine lives in a southwest...

Haraella retrocalla? Mine lives in a southwest window with a translucent curtain and has done well. Potted, not mounted, though.
Forum: Identification Forum 04-04-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By fishmom
A quick look at OrchidRoots does not show any...

A quick look at OrchidRoots does not show any registered dendrobium by that name, although there is a Den. Queen of Hearts. You say it is a seedling; do you know anything about how the seeds were...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-30-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By fishmom
Listen to Camille. Even the wiry core of the...

Listen to Camille. Even the wiry core of the root, as shown in your second picture, can help to hydrate the plant, though less efficiently than a full root with its velamin coating. Don't cut roots.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-30-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By fishmom
This is completely normal and a sign that your...

This is completely normal and a sign that your plant is adapting well to S/H. Be happy!
Forum: Hybrids 03-26-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By fishmom
I have had good success with sphagnum by watering...

I have had good success with sphagnum by watering from the bottom, filling the saucer with water when the top get almost crispy. All the water gets sucked up quickly, so the plant is not sitting in...
Forum: Hybrids 03-17-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By fishmom
Darker coloring in roots, as well as leaves,...

Darker coloring in roots, as well as leaves, often seems to correlate to blossom color--more red means magenta or red blooms. Not always, though!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 03-13-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By fishmom
Really like that zygo!

Really like that zygo!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-12-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By fishmom
Over the years, I have had good results with...

Over the years, I have had good results with redwood compost products, as they seem to last longer and thus lighten the clay better. But like ES, my mulch disappears at a fairly rapid rate, and my...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-10-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By fishmom
I love green flowers!

I love green flowers!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-08-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By fishmom
Welcome! That pink striped phal is lovely!

Welcome! That pink striped phal is lovely!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-07-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By fishmom
Yes, very nice. I think that orange one is...

Yes, very nice. I think that orange one is gorgeous! Isn't it fun that we can all have our favorite color combinations!
Forum: Members' Displays 03-06-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By fishmom
Very attractive! I hope you will include care...

Very attractive! I hope you will include care instructions along with the plant!
Forum: Windowsill Growing 02-22-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,991
Posted By fishmom
I have a rolling cart with a plastic dishpan on...

I have a rolling cart with a plastic dishpan on it. I use a small watering can to water liberally over the basin, and empty the run-through water onto my veggies or fruit trees outside. So, I haul...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-17-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By fishmom
Wow! Just Wow! What a display. Is that 7...

Wow! Just Wow! What a display. Is that 7 spikes I see? Care to share any cultural tips?
Forum: Orchid Lounge 02-12-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 701
Posted By fishmom
Veggies of all kinds. I have raised beds going...

Veggies of all kinds. I have raised beds going all year, and they provide a surprising amount of produce for our household of 2. Presently harvesting swiss chard, kale, green onion tops, parsley,...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-10-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By fishmom
Just a lovely display all around! You are...

Just a lovely display all around! You are reaping the rewards of all that "babysitting".
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 02-08-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By fishmom
Listen to Ray, he is the originator of S/H. A...

Listen to Ray, he is the originator of S/H. A pool of water in the bottom is the way to go. The wick will not distribute the moisture to all sides of the pot.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 02-07-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By fishmom
Your plant looks very healthy and happy! I'm...

Your plant looks very healthy and happy! I'm curious about your container--do you have holes in the side or are you keeping a small amount of water in the bottom and emptying it out when you water?
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