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Forum: Identification Forum 01-30-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,763
Posted By ScottMcC
in the first picture posted, there are several...

in the first picture posted, there are several pseudobulbs. one indeed has a spent stalk (far left of the photo). however, one has a bright green sheath (far right of the photo, looks like a...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 08-19-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By ScottMcC
$45 will get you a pretty awesome BB pistol that...

$45 will get you a pretty awesome BB pistol that will definitely take care of your squirrel problem. :idea:
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-07-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,169
Posted By ScottMcC
the one I smelled did not smell like cloves to...

the one I smelled did not smell like cloves to me, nor was it a particularly pleasant smell. so despite really liking it's appearance, I elected not to get it.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-28-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,359
Posted By ScottMcC
uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuughhhhhhh!!!! ...

uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuughhhhhhh!!!!

Don't make me get all angry!

Go read the label of your listerine. Tell me how many chemicals it contains. Now tell me you don't like using...
Forum: Members' Displays 07-22-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,487
Posted By ScottMcC
My New Setup--outdoors/indoors

Here's a few pictures of my new setup down here in San Antonio. I have about half of the collection outside--all the warm growers. The more delicate ones as well as the ones that are currently...
Forum: Hybrids 07-19-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By ScottMcC
if the majority of the roots will fit into the...

if the majority of the roots will fit into the pot when empty, use that size. otherwise, use the next size up. I think this is a good general rule for most orchids, although some will prefer to be...
Forum: Photography 07-18-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,889
Posted By ScottMcC
tindo, I don't blame you for wanting that rebel...

tindo, I don't blame you for wanting that rebel xti...I've had my eye on one ever since they came out.

you might consider taking a class--a lot of photography shops offer little seminars from time...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-12-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,604
Posted By ScottMcC
Don't forget: Orchids limited...

Don't forget: Orchids limited (www.orchidweb.com). pricey, but high quality.

Hoosier Orchids (www.hoosierorchid.com).

Andy's Orchids (Andy's Orchids - Orchids Species - Orchids - Species...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-10-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,081
Posted By ScottMcC
all my primeagra gets the same treatment: ...

all my primeagra gets the same treatment: thorough, repeated rinses (ie, until the effluent is completely pristinely clear), followed by several hours of soaking in KLN solution (1 tsp/gallon). ...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 07-09-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,081
Posted By ScottMcC
I've been doing something similar, except I just...

I've been doing something similar, except I just use a "normal" orchid pot with primeagra as the medium. after proving that the plant can adapt to this, I switch it over to a s/h pot. I wait as...
Forum: Identification Forum 07-08-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By ScottMcC
vanda is a genus, vandaceous just refers to a...

vanda is a genus, vandaceous just refers to a number of similar genera that are closely related to vandas. what I was noticiing was the fans of pleated leaves and thick, hearty roots, both of which...
Forum: Identification Forum 07-08-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By ScottMcC
the first three are oncidiums (or close...

the first three are oncidiums (or close relatives, hard to say exactly what type). the next is vandaceous. the remainder are dendrobiums.

beyond that I can't say...but maybe someone more...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 07-02-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By ScottMcC
if this is truly black rot, which from the...

if this is truly black rot, which from the description it looks to be, then you should take off that entire pseudobulb, treat the plant with a systemic product like phyton 27, nad be very vigilant...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 06-30-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By ScottMcC
I'm anticipating moving everything in during the...

I'm anticipating moving everything in during the winter. they do have a few weeks where the temps get down below 32.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 06-29-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By ScottMcC
it's been in the 90s every day so far, with...

it's been in the 90s every day so far, with nighttime lows in the low 70s. humidity is no lower than 60% so far, usually 90%.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 06-28-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By ScottMcC
I've moved!

Well, I did it. My wife and I picked up our tiny apartment in Chicago and moved down to a nice big house in San Antonio. All the orchids made the trip except for two phals that were suffering and...
Forum: Propagation 06-13-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,944
Posted By ScottMcC
my modification to the sphag n bag treatment: ...

my modification to the sphag n bag treatment:

I've been experimenting with a different way of doing sphag n bag. first, it's actually moist paper towel and bag, with the paper towel not in...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 06-08-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,561
Posted By ScottMcC
I wash it thoroughly with soap and water,...

I wash it thoroughly with soap and water, plus/minus bleach or physan. afterwards I rinse it until the rinsewater looks pristine, and then I bake it at 500 for 15 min. probably overkill though.
...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 06-07-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,008
Posted By ScottMcC
My Ludisia is one of the most active plants I've...

My Ludisia is one of the most active plants I've ever seen in terms of quickly turning toward the light. Give it two days under an overhead lamp and it'll be rock solid.

Great choices all!
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-06-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,837
Posted By ScottMcC
hmm...this might be getting more complicated than...

hmm...this might be getting more complicated than I had anticipated. maybe I should focus more on things that like the temperature I can provide, and have a small cooler that gives me a small cool...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-06-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,837
Posted By ScottMcC
this will be in a northeast facing room, so it...

this will be in a northeast facing room, so it will not be getting much in the way of direct sun. I guess some supplemental light will be necessary.

ross, is the fan you linked to just a fan, or...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-06-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,436
Posted By ScottMcC
home RO units are surprisingly inexpensive to buy...

home RO units are surprisingly inexpensive to buy (under $200 at Lowes). as long as you have someone semi-knowledgeable in plumbing, they're apparently not that hard to install. the expense comes...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-06-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By ScottMcC
I agree with what is said above. here's a few...

I agree with what is said above. here's a few other tidbits I find interesting.

Seedlings are made by pollinating one flower with pollen from another. this can be done by taking it from the same...
Forum: News, Updates & Feedback 06-06-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By ScottMcC
aww shucks :blushing: I'm just glad the...

aww shucks :blushing:

I'm just glad the system works! I just hope this isn't the beginning of a trend...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-06-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,837
Posted By ScottMcC
A head full of terrarium ideas, but no experience

So in a few weeks I want to start setting up a sorta-terrarium. I've never done this before, so I'm turning to the experts for advice.

Here's what's in my mind. We got these wire shelves from...
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