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Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-03-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By realoldbeachbum
It took mine a month to bloom out after the bud...

It took mine a month to bloom out after the bud formed. Patience patience patience!

Welcome to the OB. You will love it here. I am new to orchids as well, and have found these fine folks to...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-02-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Thanks vege. I will check both of them out.

Thanks vege. I will check both of them out.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-02-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By realoldbeachbum
I want a Phal Gigantea in the WORST WAY, but...

I want a Phal Gigantea in the WORST WAY, but cannot find one online. I am afraid of Normans due to bad reviews. Does anyone know of another reputable on-line seller that might have them? (My max...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-01-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Same here DC. Heavy read. I understood about 1%...

Same here DC. Heavy read. I understood about 1% of it.

I received analysis from JR Peters ($40) -- and the same situation -- don't understand most, but I have taken it on as a challenge. ...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-01-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 353
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Welcome to the OB! I am a newbie to orchids as...

Welcome to the OB! I am a newbie to orchids as well so really can't help you here. Just so you know, though, you have found the right place for great orchid guidance. These folks KNOW orchids! ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By realoldbeachbum
I suffer from the same addiction. If you find a...

I suffer from the same addiction. If you find a cure, PLEASE LET ME KNOW!!
Forum: Orchid Lounge 02-18-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Excellent zoom for this newbie! Thanks Ray.

Excellent zoom for this newbie! Thanks Ray.
Forum: Connoisseur's corner 02-18-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,592
Posted By realoldbeachbum
My taste buds are dancing. I guess we will be...

My taste buds are dancing. I guess we will be eating french fries for dinner tonight -- using the water/oil method.
Forum: Member Projects 02-18-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By realoldbeachbum
I want to do this too!!! Let me know how it...

I want to do this too!!! Let me know how it turns out. Very interesting & informative site posted by WisdomSeeker.
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 02-17-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Redland Orchid Show in 2021?

Does anyone know if there will be a Redlands Orchid Festival in 2021? I have read soo much about it, but fear it has been cancelled due to covid. The website indicates it was cancelled in 2020, but...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-16-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By realoldbeachbum
You go, DrDawn. I got some of the same ones! ...

You go, DrDawn. I got some of the same ones!

---------- Post added at 08:06 PM ---------- Previous post was at 08:04 PM ----------


"absolutely needed" you say? Here it has nothing to do...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-15-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Thanks Roberta. I greatly appreciate your advice...

Thanks Roberta. I greatly appreciate your advice and will print this and post in my grow room as a reminder!!
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-15-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By realoldbeachbum
. . . if there is some condensation on the sides...

. . . if there is some condensation on the sides of the pot or some of the bark towards the bottom still looks damp go ahead and water.[/QUOTE]

Thanks Alice for this bit of info. I use clear...
Forum: Species 02-13-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 528
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Oh, Roberta, sorry you are giving up on Phal...

Oh, Roberta, sorry you are giving up on Phal violacea and bellina. I am currently enamored of them and recently purchased 2 each!!!! I hope others on this board grow them for I surely will need...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-13-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 983
Posted By realoldbeachbum
I get #2 on Monday and am happy to be getting it...

I get #2 on Monday and am happy to be getting it ahead of schedule. I will continue to wear mask when in a crowd -- just want to do my part to stop the spread.

Seasoned and trustworthy medical...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 02-08-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Agree, DTH. Would love to see a baby pic of...

Agree, DTH. Would love to see a baby pic of Heni. Come on Dad!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-04-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Welcome to OB. You have found the right place...

Welcome to OB. You have found the right place for great orchid advice. (I am a newbie so don't have much advice to give!)

In the Winter I have the same problem - due to forced dry heat. I...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 02-02-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By realoldbeachbum
You just got a box with 60 orchids, you say? ...

You just got a box with 60 orchids, you say? Wow, that would be total sensory overload here. I am anxiously awaiting a shipment of 3!
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-31-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Welcome to OB, HMD. I am fairly new to orchid...

Welcome to OB, HMD. I am fairly new to orchid growing and have found this Board the fountain of knowledge when it comes to expert advice! They have saved my collection . . . and have "enabled my...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-30-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Now that makes me happy all over!

Now that makes me happy all over!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-23-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By realoldbeachbum
I found this inexpensive heat mat on Amazon that...

I found this inexpensive heat mat on Amazon that works great for seedlings or repots with no roots. It also works great for placing under plants near windows on cold nights. (I actually have placed...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 01-18-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Amen, Ray. We increased our giving to local food...

Amen, Ray. We increased our giving to local food bank this year. Also, when we get delivery or eat out -- which isn't often now that weather is too cold to eat outdoors -- we double the normal tip....
Forum: Growing on Mounts 01-17-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Old Barn Wood for Mounts

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This is my very first mount -- on a piece of 85 year old barn wood from a barn that I recently inherited in southern Tennessee. The wood is rough and has original nail holes that the roots...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-07-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Thanks for the guidance DC & SC. For now, I will...

Thanks for the guidance DC & SC. For now, I will pot the clean pbulbs and destroy the others. Also, I will TRY to get credit from the supplier (a well known grower in FL) for repurchase in the...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 01-06-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Black on new Oncid Trigonldium egertonianum pbulbs

I have had this Oncid Trigonldium egertonianum for 3 weeks. The leaves are very healthy and green, and the pbulbs that are visible are somewhat shriveled, but green and appear healthy.

I unpotted...
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