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Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 979
Posted By Ray
I like that!

I like that!
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By Ray
@YetAnotherOrchidNut- precisely why I added the...

@YetAnotherOrchidNut- precisely why I added the “(unevaluated)” qualifier.

Most such information has some basis in fact it’s often simply misunderstood, misinterpreted, or misapplied.

Your...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By Ray
Wow! Did you screw up or what!?!? That...

Wow! Did you screw up or what!?!?

That rhynchorides is obviously in a psychopsis pot!

Nice growing!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By Ray
I guess Kim was referring to the ex-flask...

I guess Kim was referring to the ex-flask seedlings.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By Ray
Are you really doing that?

While that could be taken as a challenge of one’s sanity, what I am getting at is “is what you’re doing to ‘improve’ things or ‘fix’ an ailment really getting you there? We’ve all done something in...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-16-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By Ray
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: Orchid Lounge 01-15-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By Ray
The negativity is strong with this one. …and...

The negativity is strong with this one.

…and just how close to real life does an origami bird look?
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-14-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 690
Posted By Ray
Not in a flower pot.

Not in a flower pot.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 01-14-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Ray
Nice growing, Kim! Of course the judging was...

Nice growing, Kim!

Of course the judging was canceled...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-13-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 690
Posted By Ray
Actually, sphagnum has been used on wounds...

Actually, sphagnum has been used on wounds because of its antiseptic properties.

How Humble Moss Healed the Wounds of Thousands in World War I | Science | Smithsonian Magazine...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-13-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 690
Posted By Ray
Not all.

Not all.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-13-2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By Ray
Just "EDIT" and delete the content.

Just "EDIT" and delete the content.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-12-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By Ray
Indeed! Welcome back!

Indeed! Welcome back!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-12-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 690
Posted By Ray
It is my understanding - word-of-mouth only -...

It is my understanding - word-of-mouth only - that Hydroton is no longer manufactured. Whether that is incorrect, that "Mother Earth" had some privately labeled (I used to have an Atami product...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-12-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 690
Posted By Ray
Being a Ceramic Engineer and orchid grower, I...

Being a Ceramic Engineer and orchid grower, I have looked into LECA a fair amount, and about 20 years ago, even helped a manufacturer in Europe design a better pellet.

Originally, LECA was...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-12-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 690
Posted By Ray
All materials build up minerals and wastes over...

All materials build up minerals and wastes over time. How rapidly that happens is determined by what you're pouring on and how much evaporation there is.

Think of it at the gradient in scenarios...
Forum: Connoisseur's corner 01-12-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 543
Posted By Ray
I’m a Starbucks Caffe Verona guy. Black. The...

I’m a Starbucks Caffe Verona guy. Black. The Keurig is one of the best inventions ever.

Like many, my coffee preferences have evolved, but the same can be said for food, wine, beer and liquor.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-11-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 690
Posted By Ray
I guess that depends upon one's understanding of...

I guess that depends upon one's understanding of the meaning of "constant flushing". My way of dealing with S/H pots is to fill them rapidly to the top and let them drain. That results in a...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-11-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Ray
Could be bacterial (acidovorax), fungal...

Could be bacterial (acidovorax), fungal (guignardia) or a virus.

First, isolate it from your other plants, then, short of testing, the only thing I would recommend would be treatment with a...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-11-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 690
Posted By Ray
I want to go back and clarify a response I made...

I want to go back and clarify a response I made earlier about spheres and particle packing.

Keith was absolutely correct that the size of spheres makes no difference to the relative filled and...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-11-2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 690
Posted By Ray
When I first was thinking about the “suffocation”...

When I first was thinking about the “suffocation” of roots in media that was too fine - whether that be due to a case of poor medium choice or it becoming old and compressed, the term I used was...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-10-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,094
Posted By Ray
There are myriads of chemical processes involved...

There are myriads of chemical processes involved in life, so who knows if/how/how much the relative degrees of them change with age - that certainly seems to be the case with my own aging body!
...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-10-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 690
Posted By Ray
I haven't read the whole post yet, but this...

I haven't read the whole post yet, but this caught my eye:
That is, unfortunately, untrue. Yes, the percentage of the volume filled by the spheres, and that remaining unfilled is the same in total,...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 01-10-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Ray
You want the structure to be as leak-free as...

You want the structure to be as leak-free as possible - otherwise you'll see dollar bills flying out of the cracks and gaps.

Internal circulation fans will do the trick - they did for me for 35...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 01-10-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Ray
Nice!!!

Nice!!!
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