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Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-02-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By Leafmite
They have always been a decent company but, in...

They have always been a decent company but, in the past, they had a real challenge by having to ship across the border and directly to the home which required plants to be bare-root. Now, with a base...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-02-2021, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Leafmite
That is really neat! Congratulations on another...

That is really neat! Congratulations on another nepenthes. I need to get one of those one day...they are really cool plants. :)
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-02-2021, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Leafmite
Good luck with all the new orchids! :)

Good luck with all the new orchids! :)
Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-02-2021, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By Leafmite
I agree. It looks great! Happy growing!

I agree. It looks great! Happy growing!
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-01-2021, 02:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By Leafmite
Wow. My guess would be sun or cold damage but I...

Wow. My guess would be sun or cold damage but I really don't know what your conditions are or what temperature/light range your Angraecum needs. I always baby my Magdalenae as it is one of my...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-01-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By Leafmite
The pictures would be on a DVD that is stacked...

The pictures would be on a DVD that is stacked next to the computer where we are slowly copying all the pictures and videos onto an external drive.
It was really tough to sort through the plants...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-01-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By Leafmite
Plants are an addiction for me, too. I really...

Plants are an addiction for me, too. I really love all plants. At one time, people would enter our home and say "Wow, this place looks like a (botanical garden (Phipps, usually))." I had plants in...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-27-2021, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Leafmite
My plants live in an environment that is...

My plants live in an environment that is conductive to root-rot from late September until late May so I have to be extra careful. When I first found online orchid forums, people did suggest leaving...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-27-2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Leafmite
I have bought many plants, including orchids,...

I have bought many plants, including orchids, from Amazon and I have always been overjoyed with what I have received. Here is what I do...I look for their website off of Amazon and then read reviews...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-26-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Leafmite
If roots are truly dead, I remove them as in my...

If roots are truly dead, I remove them as in my cool winter climate, I cannot have anything that retains water near my healthy roots or I will lose them.

Angraecums...I have never had a problem...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-26-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 225
Posted By Leafmite
I have two orchids and a Sundew like this from...

I have two orchids and a Sundew like this from Bloomify. I have been giving them as gifts, too, to people that say they cannot grow plants. :)
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 02-26-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By Leafmite
I am also very sorry to hear about the loss. You...

I am also very sorry to hear about the loss. You could always buy a cheap Oncidium and pot it up in a shallow (unglazed) clay 'bulb bowl' and see how it works. A shallow bowl made of porous clay...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 02-26-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome! :)

Hello and welcome! :)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-26-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 317
Posted By Leafmite
Good luck! The lady bugs do have that element of...

Good luck! The lady bugs do have that element of cuteness. They tend to lay eggs, then most fly away and it is the larvae that will most often be seen. :)
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 02-26-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome!

Hello and welcome!
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 02-26-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By Leafmite
I agree. I have seen medium like this used for...

I agree. I have seen medium like this used for water lilies and lotus. With the lotus, usually the tuber needs to be weighted down in the medium. The new miniature lotus breeding is yielding some...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 02-26-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By Leafmite
I have something like this in a heavily planted...

I have something like this in a heavily planted cherry shrimp tank...have you considered trying a miniature lotus? It would probably be the perfect medium for that.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-26-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By Leafmite
I just went to take a look at the domes and they...

I just went to take a look at the domes and they are pretty neat. The only problem with putting my plants in a greenhouse is that I really like having them in the home where I can really enjoy them....
Forum: Vendor Feedback 02-25-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By Leafmite
Good luck with your new additions! I hope you...

Good luck with your new additions! I hope you will soon be sharing photos of blooms with us!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-25-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 317
Posted By Leafmite
I buy lady bugs when I put my plants out for the...

I buy lady bugs when I put my plants out for the summer and, sometimes, lacewings. Lady bugs tend to lay eggs, then most of them fly away. I like finding the larva when I am watering and otherwise...
Forum: Identification Forum 02-25-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Leafmite
My freebie from the orchid society was Lc. Loog...

My freebie from the orchid society was Lc. Loog Tone 'SD'. It is a nice orchid. If Carmela Orchids doesn't have it, check with the other Hawaiian growers. Someone there probably has it. Good luck!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-25-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Leafmite
What a beautiful orchid! I am so glad that you...

What a beautiful orchid! I am so glad that you get to enjoy fragrance with it, too. :)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-25-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 403
Posted By Leafmite
Someone in my orchid society grows using full...

Someone in my orchid society grows using full hydroponics (air is pumped into the water, nutrients are balanced, etc.--she has a scientific background). She even gave a really amazing talk on how...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 02-24-2021, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Leafmite
Love the comparison of it being like a St....

Love the comparison of it being like a St. Bernard puppy! I am glad it was the Phaius that I needed and not one of these! :)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-24-2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By Leafmite
I use a combination of Osmocote for vegetables...

I use a combination of Osmocote for vegetables (has Calcium) and the one with micronutrients as well as some Ironite and crushed oyster shell. I put this in little bonsai fertilizer baskets as my...
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