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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-09-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By snowflake311
2 for one Trader Joes

So A few years ago I bought a Catt from Trader Joes that looked like a big plant. when I went to divide it I noticed a part of it just fell off like it did not belong there. Over time the leaves...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 10-29-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,161
Posted By snowflake311
I have had my Zygo for 3 years now. It grows like...

I have had my Zygo for 3 years now. It grows like a weed and I never had brown spots on it till this summer. I put it outside in a little green house with a shade cloth but the leaves did get wet...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 10-29-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,188
Posted By snowflake311
Where to get Phrag kovachii?

So I have started my Phrag collection and they do really well for me. I have a good set up for them. I also live at 6,000 Feet elevation and from what I read the Phrag kovachii is a mountain orchid....
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 07-16-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,653
Posted By snowflake311
Thank you for all the info and warning. I would...

Thank you for all the info and warning. I would want a greenhouse for more than just orchids. I know it to believe I grow more than orchids these days. I would LOVE to grow fresh Strawberries and...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 07-13-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,653
Posted By snowflake311
Green house questions?

I want a real green house but I have question before I invest.

1. Can orchids stay in greenhouses over winter when temps are -8f?
2. How do you heat the green house?
3. Is it worth it to get...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-11-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By snowflake311
Yeah vanda would be happy with you. You might...

Yeah vanda would be happy with you. You might need to take them in during winter. They need warm humid climates. I have 3 they are not doing well for me.

I too tried SH it failed due to my cool...
Forum: Propagation 07-11-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,317
Posted By snowflake311
I think it is a gamble. You will never know what...

I think it is a gamble. You will never know what one flowers best unless you keep them all till they bloom.

Maybe keep 2 big ones and 2 runts. I might be getting a flask of some nice phrags. I am...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-11-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,626
Posted By snowflake311
I use hydroton you buy a 50 litter bag for $30 at...

I use hydroton you buy a 50 litter bag for $30 at the hydroponic store. It works well for me for over a year. Just make sure to wash it. It took me a year but I used up all of my first bag. I bought...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-03-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,344
Posted By snowflake311
When I do my first water Changes on the tank the...

When I do my first water Changes on the tank the water is high and all of the roots are in the tank.

Here is a video I did on it you can see how it is.

Aquaponic phalaenopsis - YouTube...
Forum: Propagation 06-29-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,415
Posted By snowflake311
I did just that. I bought a flask of Sophronitis...

I did just that. I bought a flask of Sophronitis cernua from bluemossguy. So I will see how it goes. I am getting ready gathering all my needed things and doing research.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-28-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,344
Posted By snowflake311
Here are my Orchid Phals. growing really well in...

Here are my Orchid Phals. growing really well in the aquarium. one bloomed in W/C but I moved it into the take now. The other bloomed in S/H but it only has one root so I think it will be better in...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 06-26-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,097
Posted By snowflake311
What a great collection. Did all the blooms...

What a great collection. Did all the blooms happen this spring?
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 06-26-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,326
Posted By snowflake311
Love the color well done.

Love the color well done.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 06-26-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,789
Posted By snowflake311
Google photo does not work well for forum posts I...

Google photo does not work well for forum posts I guess.
http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj223/pepy311/20170625_130507_zpstpfyslia.jpg...
Forum: Propagation 06-25-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,415
Posted By snowflake311
Thank you guys for the extra info. I am still...

Thank you guys for the extra info. I am still doing my research so this is all helpful. I am a fish keeper have been since 1998 So I have more than a few empty tanks laying around I could use for...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-25-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,970
Posted By snowflake311
No hurt in trying to save them. It might take a...

No hurt in trying to save them. It might take a few years but you might be surprised at just how tough these plants are. They are survivors. I have saved a few plants from near death a few times when...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 06-25-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,789
Posted By snowflake311
The sierra rein orchid.

This plant is not flashy and often I think goes over looked but when I saw it on a nature hike today I was very happy. This is one of the 2 native orchids we have here in Tahoe. It can be found near...
Forum: Propagation 06-24-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,415
Posted By snowflake311
Thanks guys. Yes I am ready for the next level of...

Thanks guys. Yes I am ready for the next level of orchid growing. I have close to 50 different kinds of orchids and many I have had for over 3 years.

I grow under lights with great success. There...
Forum: Propagation 06-24-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,415
Posted By snowflake311
Buy flask to sell?

Does anyone buy orchids in Flasks? Do you sell the seedlings once they are bigger?

I am thinking this is something I would like to get in to. I found a person selling Phrags in Flask. It is a...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 05-15-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,003
Posted By snowflake311
Thanks guys. Yes it is like a reward when a paph...

Thanks guys. Yes it is like a reward when a paph blooms for you. I have another ins spike.
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 05-08-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,003
Posted By snowflake311
It bloomed for me.

I got this plant in bloom in 2015.

The tag
Paph. Ang-thong var. alba "in charm" x paph. Niveum var. "Panthana x sib


I love this plants so much and it is so nice to see it again. ...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 05-03-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,617
Posted By snowflake311
I really need to move to Costa Rica I have been...

I really need to move to Costa Rica I have been there and plan on going back. What a great place with awesome people. The orchids and parrots are what seal the deal of my dream to move there.
...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 05-03-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,076
Posted By snowflake311
Do you Divide your orchids?

I have 2 plants that are getting really big SO many growths on them. I want to divide them but I also like how big they are. They give me more spikes when they are bigger. But when you keep a monster...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 05-03-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,040
Posted By snowflake311
Thanks everyone. I found the site. The Orchid...

Thanks everyone. I found the site. The Orchid Mall - Plant Sources (https://www.orchidmall.com/plants.htm)

This it what I was looking for thank you.
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 04-29-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,040
Posted By snowflake311
Yeah That is what I am asking. Can you find...

Yeah That is what I am asking. Can you find Phrags at stores? Do you have to buy them online? I know they are grown from seed. Some place has to sell locally in Nor Cal? I don't mind spending money...
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