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Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-08-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,648
Posted By DelawareJim
Ray, why have you stopped selling PrimeAgra? I...

Ray, why have you stopped selling PrimeAgra? I like it the best.

Cheers.
Jim
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 11-18-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,585
Posted By DelawareJim
Awesome calendar Craig! A big "Well Done" to...

Awesome calendar Craig! A big "Well Done" to everyone!

Cheers.
Jim
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 11-18-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,487
Posted By DelawareJim
Late post, but I grew mine in an air cone pot...

Late post, but I grew mine in an air cone pot until it outgrew it. I now have it in a cedar vanda basket.

This was from 2014.
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5597/15523021729_a59893d4f1_b.jpg
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Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-22-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,436
Posted By DelawareJim
Many hydroponic stores carry trays with or...

Many hydroponic stores carry trays with or without holes for drainage. They're generally used for an "ebb and flow" technique where the tray and media are flooded then allowed to drain back to the...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-17-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By DelawareJim
How big is your terrarium? Any chance you can...

How big is your terrarium? Any chance you can move it into the basement under artificial lights for the summer months?

Cheers.
Jim
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 03-16-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,709
Posted By DelawareJim
Definately not Spiranthes. Flowers would be in a...

Definately not Spiranthes. Flowers would be in a very noticeable spiral pattern.

Have you tried looking here:
Trinidad and Tobago Orchid Society - Database...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 03-13-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,322
Posted By DelawareJim
Ideally, humidity should be above 50 percent....

Ideally, humidity should be above 50 percent. Most people that do mounts have greenhouses, live down south in humid areas, pick plants that can take drier conditions, or go with some sort of...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,991
Posted By DelawareJim
Works for me. Cheers. Jim

Works for me.

Cheers.
Jim
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-11-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,991
Posted By DelawareJim
I think you're misunderstanding what Ray is...

I think you're misunderstanding what Ray is saying. The new roots he refers to are the root nubbins just emerging from the rhizome of a sympodial plant like a Cattleya or around the base of a...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-06-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,501
Posted By DelawareJim
I would suggest you just keep doing what you're...

I would suggest you just keep doing what you're currently doing since it's currently working for you.

For your L. pumila, You could always try a piece and see what happens. Being a small,...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-03-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,501
Posted By DelawareJim
I wouldn't mount it. Rupicolous means "rock...

I wouldn't mount it. Rupicolous means "rock dwelling". They just are not adapted to epiphytic conditions. I grow all of my Rupicolous orchids in straight LECA or a LECA and bark mix.

Here's a...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 02-27-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,832
Posted By DelawareJim
I grow all mine in LECA using the semi-hydroponic...

I grow all mine in LECA using the semi-hydroponic method. I can water every day if I want to, the LECA doesn't break down and when it's time to repot, I just slip the whole root ball out of the...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-18-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,644
Posted By DelawareJim
Winston; Naoki is right about leaning more...

Winston;

Naoki is right about leaning more towards the red end of the spectrum.

Aquarium LED fixtures won't have much red and have more blue light in them because red wavelengths don't...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-17-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,583
Posted By DelawareJim
Al, under driving them shouldn't harm the LEDs as...

Al, under driving them shouldn't harm the LEDs as that is basically what dimmers do. The only reason I know of that there are special dimmers for LEDs is that regular dimmers actually "leak" a little...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-17-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,349
Posted By DelawareJim
Al, I'm sorry, but I have to totally disagree...

Al, I'm sorry, but I have to totally disagree with your statements about lighting.

Green plants evolved to utilize the red end and the blue end of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Specifically,...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-17-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,349
Posted By DelawareJim
Lumens per watt comparisons don't work for...

Lumens per watt comparisons don't work for measuring light quality or quantity for plants. Lumens is a measurement of the amount of light perceived by the human eye. You can shift the colour spectrum...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-16-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By DelawareJim
Nice! Fred and Peter do amazing breeding. ...

Nice! Fred and Peter do amazing breeding.

Cheers.
Jim
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-16-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,583
Posted By DelawareJim
Overdriving the LEDs is not good for them. It...

Overdriving the LEDs is not good for them. It shortens their life.

Cheers.
Jim
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-16-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,349
Posted By DelawareJim
I get my lights from Build My LED. I highly...

I get my lights from Build My LED. I highly recommend them.
Build My LED Custom LED Lights for DIY Horticulture Aquarium Hobby Lighting (http://buildmyled.com/)

The owner Nick Klase, used to work...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-15-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,569
Posted By DelawareJim
Thank you all for the kind comments. ...

Thank you all for the kind comments.



Buddy;

It's actually a 4N plant grown in Japan and selected for exhibition in New World Orchids display in the Tokyo Grand Prix. I bought it from New...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 02-14-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,242
Posted By DelawareJim
I grow mine in semi-hydro and water with rain...

I grow mine in semi-hydro and water with rain water with 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon MSU type fertilizer at every watering. After almost loosing them in a bark sphag mix, I moved them to S/H as a last...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 02-13-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,349
Posted By DelawareJim
Im growing 6 Paphs about 8 inches under a 24 inch...

Im growing 6 Paphs about 8 inches under a 24 inch Build My LED Start-Max strip that have been growing very well. My Winston Churchill is in bloom and the colour intensity is the best I've ever seen....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-11-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,569
Posted By DelawareJim
Sophronitis coccinea

This plant was in the New World Orchids display at the 2010 Tokyo Grand Prix and I purchased it from Glenn that year.

I almost lost this plant to rot until "Mini-Catts" advised me to treat it more...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 02-11-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,314
Posted By DelawareJim
No, I didn't have the nerve. I almost lost my...

No, I didn't have the nerve. I almost lost my plant until "Mini-Catts" advised me to treat it more like a Cattleya (which technically it is now). I re-potted in bark and it saved my plant.

Last...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 02-11-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,695
Posted By DelawareJim
You might want to try one of these: Kool-Logs...

You might want to try one of these:
Kool-Logs (http://www.kool-logs.com)

Don't know anything about the business.

Cheers.
Jim
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