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Forum: Vendor Feedback Yesterday, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Leafmite
Those look great! :) I love opening a box...

Those look great! :)

I love opening a box from Hausermann's as I know I am going to be happy with everything.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-16-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By Leafmite
Just bought a Phaius this past autumn from...

Just bought a Phaius this past autumn from Hausermann's. I just love the glorious beast and look forward to it getting even larger and more glorious. Otherwise, I am focusing on small orchids. :)...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 04-16-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Leafmite
Choosing vendors that have a similar climate...

Choosing vendors that have a similar climate means that the plants do not need to adjust to new conditions which leads to less stress for the plants.

Different vendors have different specialties. ...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 04-12-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Leafmite
Whatever set up you use needs to allow air to...

Whatever set up you use needs to allow air to circulate freely around the roots. You could achieve this with that pot by filling the bottom and middle of the pot with styrofoam or some other...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 04-12-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Leafmite
I bought a few from Amazon last year. I highly...

I bought a few from Amazon last year. I highly recommend them! :)
Forum: Orchid Lounge 04-12-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Leafmite
Beauty is certainly in the eye of the beholder,...

Beauty is certainly in the eye of the beholder, isn't it? It is really great the variety of plants everyone holds as special in their beauty. :)
Forum: Orchid Lounge 04-12-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By Leafmite
I have no idea why I find these two so beautiful...

I have no idea why I find these two so beautiful but I really do, one for the flowers, the other for the foliage....

Angraecum magdalenae--I saw a picture of this orchid and I desperately had to...
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 04-10-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,433
Posted By Leafmite
I kept mine in the terrarium for a while and it...

I kept mine in the terrarium for a while and it did fine. I hung them at the top near the opening so they had a little extra air-flow.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-10-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By Leafmite
My Phal bellina was doing this for the first two...

My Phal bellina was doing this for the first two years...one leaf lost, one leaf gained per year. Now that I have hung it near the lights, it gets very warm during the day (still cold at night) and...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 04-10-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 661
Posted By Leafmite
When selecting a medium, just realize that not...

When selecting a medium, just realize that not all orchids are the same. I grow nearly everything in red lava rock but I have a few that really prefer NZ sphagnum moss or being mounted...and that is...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-09-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,007
Posted By Leafmite
Reminds me of when people try to raise a baby...

Reminds me of when people try to raise a baby wild rabbit.

I have never trained a cat but I would imagine that if a rabbit can be trained without punishment, a cat probably can, too. Training our...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-05-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Leafmite
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-05-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Leafmite
A slightly larger decorative pot will let more...

A slightly larger decorative pot will let more air circulate around the roots if you notice any problems.
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-05-2021, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By Leafmite
Maybe some miniatures in the Cattleya...

Maybe some miniatures in the Cattleya family...Soph cernua, Laelia pumilia....

Some other orchids that may fare well mounted in the home are:
Angraecum leonis, Schoenorchis scolopendria,...
Forum: Auto Generated Threads by Classified System 04-03-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Leafmite
Those are some really great books! The Chadwick...

Those are some really great books! The Chadwick book is a great resource for those new to Cattleyas. :)
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 04-02-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By Leafmite
That is just how it starts...one or two orchids...

That is just how it starts...one or two orchids to brighten the day and then, finally, many more. I know my plants always make me feel happy. Great to have you here!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-02-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,520
Posted By Leafmite
Where I live, the vaccination appointments are...

Where I live, the vaccination appointments are taken within minutes of being posted (not much of a supply). Just got mine yesterday, the J&J one. Finally. So glad that is over and done. Spouse...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-02-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By Leafmite
These Cattleyas do exist. Some Cattleyas are...

These Cattleyas do exist. Some Cattleyas are always putting out new growths and bloom on the new growths. Other Cattleyas bloom twice a year and have flowers that last six weeks. One of the first...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-02-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Leafmite
I haven't tried it but I will have to take a...

I haven't tried it but I will have to take a look. Let us know if it works. If it is meant for roses, it probably is very effective. Roses are very prone to all sorts of issues.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-31-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome!

Hello and welcome!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-31-2021, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Leafmite
Very nice orchids! It is always exciting when...

Very nice orchids! It is always exciting when the orchids arrive and are in great condition. :)
Forum: Pet Depot 03-31-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Leafmite
Chloe is really beautiful. :) I am very sorry...

Chloe is really beautiful. :) I am very sorry about the loss of your pup and so glad that Chloe is helping you through this. We lost our nearly seventeen-year-old pup in January and I am so glad we...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-30-2021, 02:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,007
Posted By Leafmite
Perhaps keeping all the plants in a cage, reptile...

Perhaps keeping all the plants in a cage, reptile habitat (the type with the screens on the sides), wardian case, terrarium, etc. might be the easiest solution.

I have a very well-behaved,...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-29-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome! Here in Ohio, we try to...

Hello and welcome! Here in Ohio, we try to convince our orchids that they are growing in Hawaii.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-29-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Leafmite
Welcome!

Welcome!
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