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Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By SouthPark
What I noticed is that ----- even a 1024 x 768...

What I noticed is that ----- even a 1024 x 768 image when uploaded is not the same as what we eventually end up with after the upload. So if we upload a 1024 x 768 image that might be say 300 kB. But...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By SouthPark
Most welcome S.B. That might be a good...

Most welcome S.B.

That might be a good test. Resize to a smaller size ----- and save as a .jpg file ....... and see if the upload works after that.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By SouthPark
If you use a microsoft windows computer, then you...

If you use a microsoft windows computer, then you could download the free and excellent photo editor called 'paint.net' ------ it is really called paint dot net.

And see if you can open your...
Forum: Advanced Discussion Today, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,156
Posted By SouthPark
I'm not sure. We just know that - out in the...

I'm not sure. We just know that - out in the wild, the nutrients that the orchids get just keep varying. So doing the 0.01 % concentration nitrogen in our fertiliser/water mix is one workable method....
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By SouthPark
I think so. I think it is one of those 'bush...

I think so. I think it is one of those 'bush snail' types. I don't get snails and slugs here - but have certainly seen snails in the pot of an incoming shipped orchid from down south. Rare case only....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By SouthPark
Maybe different temperatures during bud...

Maybe different temperatures during bud development generates those different shades of pink, red etc.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By SouthPark
I noticed a pair of flowers with lighter pink...

I noticed a pair of flowers with lighter pink colours too. The water was from the heavy rain last night - the strong winds blew the water onto my orchids and flowers!

Google drive links (higher...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By SouthPark
Same potting mix and same sort of pot?

Same potting mix and same sort of pot?
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By SouthPark
That's what we like to see.

That's what we like to see.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-18-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By SouthPark
Fortunately there still appear to be a nice...

Fortunately there still appear to be a nice amount of good roots - still alive. So having nice humidity for the leaves (but with some natural air-flow to cut down on bacteria/fungus activity) and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-18-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 243
Posted By SouthPark
Soap spray is indeed awesome against spidermites...

Soap spray is indeed awesome against spidermites and other little animals that attack orchids. Having adequate air-flow is certainly beneficial to help dry the leaves etc. One past experience I had...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-18-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 243
Posted By SouthPark
With the alcohol - the mention of chilling is for...

With the alcohol - the mention of chilling is for extra information - in case there are some conditions where it is being used that does something undesirable.

One particular article (here (page...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-18-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 243
Posted By SouthPark
With dish soap spray onto phals ------- a warm...

With dish soap spray onto phals ------- a warm environment will be good, with nice air-flow to help dry the leaves again - and also try to blow out any water trapped in the crown area - to avoid...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-18-2021, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By SouthPark
Beautiful flowers all of them! Such a nice...

Beautiful flowers all of them! Such a nice variation in colours and shapes. I'll take one of each - including the tenant's one hehehe
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-18-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 243
Posted By SouthPark
It may well be mite damage. The mites can start...

It may well be mite damage. The mites can start gathering underneath the leaf and start doing their damage. I don't mind organisms that might feed a little bit on my orchids - and not kill them. But...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-17-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By SouthPark
Maru ----- you could maybe even try once - when...

Maru ----- you could maybe even try once - when you see signs of it occurring ----- a copper spray for plants/orchids ..... or even (if you have it) monterey garden-phos spray.
Forum: Windowsill Growing 04-17-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,129
Posted By SouthPark
If there's a few hundred orchids, then it sounds...

If there's a few hundred orchids, then it sounds like orchid nursery type methods might help - like platforms with grills that allow water to fall through - either onto the floor ---- or onto...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-17-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By SouthPark
One method is by uploading the image to...

One method is by uploading the image to OrchidBoard, which actually will become reduced automatically in size (if the original is larger) to about 1024 x 768 pixel (or there-abouts). OrchidBoard...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-17-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By SouthPark
Haha! Pushy kids hehe. Nice to hear you've...

Haha! Pushy kids hehe. Nice to hear you've actually been there! I just took a look at some preview pages of their orchids a moment ago - Fantasy Orchids, and can see what you mean! Could be due to...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-16-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By SouthPark
One extra photo with more colour variation in...

One extra photo with more colour variation in quite strong sunlight - captured this morning.

Google drive link (higher res) : Pic link...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-16-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By SouthPark
Roberta provided excellent advice already. ...

Roberta provided excellent advice already.

Some links below could be useful to you later.

Click Here...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-16-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By SouthPark
Thanks for letting me know about the National...

Thanks for letting me know about the National Orchid Day! I didn't know about that one for USA before! Really nice to know!! I only just noticed that AOS also sent out an email (which I didn't see...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-16-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By SouthPark
Totally agree DV! The breakdown of the ancestors...

Totally agree DV! The breakdown of the ancestors seen in online resources says approximately 26% dowiana. A significant amount. I had seen the breakdowns for orchids on some sites, but had never...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-15-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By SouthPark
DC haha! Also ----- the matrix version of...

DC haha! Also ----- the matrix version of neophyte is neobyte hehehe
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-15-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By SouthPark
Absolutely beautiful display. Super healthy too....

Absolutely beautiful display. Super healthy too. Probably can't get more healthy than that! Absolutely - it goes to show that workable conditions result in good/great outcomes. This is a great and...
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