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Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-02-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 334
Posted By Mountaineer370
Thanks to both Roberta and ES for the additional...

Thanks to both Roberta and ES for the additional information. I now understand the difference between a keiki and a basal growth -- and the fact that it is correctly called a basal growth and not a...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-01-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 334
Posted By Mountaineer370
I'm confused, too. The pics I saw show two...

I'm confused, too. The pics I saw show two different growths somewhere along what appears to be an old flower spike. If these get enough nutrients, I would expect them to eventually grow their own...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By Mountaineer370
It's easy. I have absolutely no extra space...

It's easy. I have absolutely no extra space anywhere. I only started growing orchids about six years ago, and I, too, succumbed to the addiction quickly, but I am maxed out at about two dozen (plus...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By Mountaineer370
It's really personal preference. If you have a...

It's really personal preference. If you have a spike that is turning yellow, none of the yellow part is going to produce any more flowers. You could cut it off just above a node that is still...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 02-28-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Mountaineer370
I grow my Phals exclusively in clear slotted...

I grow my Phals exclusively in clear slotted plastic pots. The roots that are in the center of the pot and surrounded by the medium are a more pale yellowish or whitish color than the roots that are...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Mountaineer370
It would be helpful to know a bit more. Is this...

It would be helpful to know a bit more. Is this Phalaenopsis a named species or hybrid, or a NOID? How long have you had it? What are your growing conditions, i.e., location (windowsill,...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-27-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 980
Posted By Mountaineer370
My husband got his first dose yesterday. He...

My husband got his first dose yesterday. He ended up registering with our county health department because he was getting stressed waiting for his primary care practice to get in touch, and the...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-21-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 980
Posted By Mountaineer370
I got my second one yesterday morning. Like the...

I got my second one yesterday morning. Like the first one, my arm started getting sore about 12 hours afterward. It will probably last three or four days, but it's not too bad. With my first one...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 02-14-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mountaineer370
I'm a longtime Orchiata user -- well, if five...

I'm a longtime Orchiata user -- well, if five years can be called a long time. I do have a few that are in a commercial mix of medium fir bark, charcoal, and Perlite, but the majority are in pure...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 02-09-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By Mountaineer370
I'm not sure why, but I had not noticed this...

I'm not sure why, but I had not noticed this thread before now. It's certainly something I would be interested in for future talks. I'm doing a lot via Zoom or Webex these days.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-07-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,844
Posted By Mountaineer370
I'm grateful for good books, of which there are...

I'm grateful for good books, of which there are no shortages. Without books, I don't know how I would ever get through a Michigan winter, and I certainly don't know how I would have gotten through...
Forum: Hybrids 02-07-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Mountaineer370
It's beautiful! And, yes, very tough and...

It's beautiful! And, yes, very tough and resilient. :)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-06-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,727
Posted By Mountaineer370
I see this is a very old thread that was recently...

I see this is a very old thread that was recently resurrected, but the topic is still relevant, and I've never posted in it, so here goes.

In the summer of 2015, I had to go in for surgery. While...
Forum: Hybrids 01-23-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Mountaineer370
It's beautiful! My very first orchid was a NOID...

It's beautiful! My very first orchid was a NOID that looks exactly like Baldan's Kaleidoscope. Of course, I know a NOID will always be a NOID, but this one came from a florist, not a grocery or...
Forum: Hybrids 01-20-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Mountaineer370
They do find ways to surprise us, don't they? :)

They do find ways to surprise us, don't they? :)
Forum: Members' Displays 01-20-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Mountaineer370
Very nice! The petals and sepals have that...

Very nice! The petals and sepals have that sparkles-on-velvet look that is so pretty.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 01-20-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By Mountaineer370
Nice growing! That's a lovely display of flowers...

Nice growing! That's a lovely display of flowers that I'm sure must cheer you on even the coldest winter day. :)
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 01-20-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Mountaineer370
What a gorgeous Vanda, clearly grown with much...

What a gorgeous Vanda, clearly grown with much love and skill! In my fantasies, I live someplace where I can grow Vandas. :)
Forum: Identification Forum 01-17-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Mountaineer370
No idea what it is, just wanted to say it's...

No idea what it is, just wanted to say it's lovely!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-16-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,844
Posted By Mountaineer370
Oh, yes, chocolate! Of course my chocolate has...

Oh, yes, chocolate! Of course my chocolate has to be sugar-free, but I am very grateful there is such a thing as sugar-free chocolate! (Some of them are pretty bad, but I've settled on a few that...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-14-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Mountaineer370
Tindomul, I'm sure you must have thought of this...

Tindomul, I'm sure you must have thought of this or already done it, but have you tried Googling (or whatever your preferred search engine is) "Internet services in North Carolina," even narrowing it...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 01-14-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Mountaineer370
Wow! I'm sure that is going to bring you a lot...

Wow! I'm sure that is going to bring you a lot of enjoyment. :)
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-14-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By Mountaineer370
I am currently, and have been for months now,...

I am currently, and have been for months now, having a lot of trouble getting reliable internet service. I live in what you might call a semi-rural area, where I can see plenty of neighbors homes...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-08-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By Mountaineer370
Tindomul, very nice photos of the red-headed...

Tindomul, very nice photos of the red-headed woodpecker! I may only see a pair of those once a year in my yard, but they are a bit more common at a nearby park, which, unfortunately, I have not...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-07-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By Mountaineer370
Yes, Paphluvr, she is a pretty girl! And Dolly,...

Yes, Paphluvr, she is a pretty girl! And Dolly, thanks for sharing the photos of all your beautiful visitors!
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