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Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-04-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,028
Posted By Bobj.
Nothing as bad as pruning roses. Bloke across...

Nothing as bad as pruning roses. Bloke across from me had 112 varieties of roses. It took him almost a day each year to prune them, so he just pulled them out and grew a lawn because the thorns got...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-04-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,028
Posted By Bobj.
I have mine in pots along the eastern facing...

I have mine in pots along the eastern facing wall.
Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-03-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,028
Posted By Bobj.
Where I live, the whitsunday region,...

Where I live, the whitsunday region, bouganvilleas are just about everywhere, especially old farm areas and, mostly the purple coloured ones.
Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-03-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,028
Posted By Bobj.
Love bouganvilleas, have 9 different colours,...

Love bouganvilleas, have 9 different colours, including a tri coloured one.
When I took a cutting off the parent, I wrapped the cutting in wet newspaper and drove 500 km to get home and plant it....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-31-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By Bobj.
Well, here is a vid that can help re the spent...

Well, here is a vid that can help re the spent spikes; grow more phallies!
How to Make 100 Orchids From One Without Keiki Paste - YouTube (https://youtu.be/SGOlvjGubow)
Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: Hybrids 03-28-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By Bobj.
Brisbane Orchid Show

A mate of a mate etc. sent me some photos of phallies at the Brisbane, Queensland, orchid show:
Enjoy.
Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: About this board 03-25-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By Bobj.
First time I got a ‘503’ message I went to...

First time I got a ‘503’ message I went to another thread on the forum. Second time, I just went back 1 page then tried again and got to my destination within a second, or so.

Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 03-25-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Bobj.
One of the good things about my back yard, it...

One of the good things about my back yard, it backs onto National Park and there are no fences, gates, barbed wire to deter a bloke from going in there and finding the odd log to bring back for an...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 03-25-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Bobj.
My Back Yard

A number of years ago, we had a cyclone blow a number of trees down, including a jacaranda. Had to cut the jacaranda in half and gradually lifted the base up. I utilised the timber that was cut off...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 03-25-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By Bobj.
I have a clump of den. ‘Gatton Sunray’. It was in...

I have a clump of den. ‘Gatton Sunray’. It was in the ground, in 80% sun and flowered profusely. Some friends wanted a Keiki each, but it would not chuck out any babies. I relocated it to an area of...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 03-21-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By Bobj.
I have 14 of these and a few flowers stay for 3...

I have 14 of these and a few flowers stay for 3 days. However, they will flower when the weather changes. Mine have flowered three times this year due to temperature fluctuations, preferring to...
Forum: Identification Forum 03-21-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By Bobj.
Errr, ummm dunno. I have only seen it locally,...

Errr, ummm dunno. I have only seen it locally, and quite common. But then I rarely travel these days. By locally, I mean the Whitsunday area from Sarina to Bowen.

Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 03-20-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By Bobj.
Dendrobiums

Literally thousands of den. discolor along the west side of Cape Hillsborough, Qld. Some up to 10 ft.
The reasons are, (i) National Park and (ii) the western side is virtually wind free, therefore...
Forum: About this board 03-20-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By Bobj.
Same here in Mackay, Qld. Cheers, Bobj.

Same here in Mackay, Qld.
Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: Identification Forum 03-20-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By Bobj.
G'day mate, yes, that is arachnis flos aeris....

G'day mate, yes, that is arachnis flos aeris. They get very leggy(in full sun) and can grow very tall. I have one in a paperbark tree (melaleuka) that is over 30 ft high.
When they get leggy, just...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 03-20-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,586
Posted By Bobj.
Mango leaves do fall and how! We spend 2, or 3...

Mango leaves do fall and how! We spend 2, or 3 weeks every year, sweeping up and using the dead leaves as mulch.
Well, we did until I was told that my tree has anthracnose. So, into the wheely bin...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 03-20-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,186
Posted By Bobj.
Having said that, 14 of my dove orchids have come...

Having said that, 14 of my dove orchids have come into flower. The scent is really beaut.

Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-19-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By Bobj.
Born in Calcutta, India. Why? Guess I was lucky,...

Born in Calcutta, India. Why? Guess I was lucky, as My Dear Old Mum was there at the time...
Anyway, Dear Old Dad was an Indian Army officer who was at Singapore when the japs captured it. Never saw...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 03-19-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,817
Posted By Bobj.
:scratchhead:Lath House (it does not rhyme with...

:scratchhead:Lath House (it does not rhyme with Math)

No, it doesn't add up, either...:biggrin:

Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 03-19-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,586
Posted By Bobj.
Good one, mate. I, too, have a mango tree where I...

Good one, mate. I, too, have a mango tree where I put some orchids, but, I have established a micro climate under my tree. It contains caladiums, dumbcanes, elephant ears, spanish moss staghorn and...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 03-19-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Bobj.
Another idea; cut through the stem. Make sure...

Another idea; cut through the stem. Make sure that the cutting tool is sterile. This way, in about a month, you will/should have 2 plants.

https://youtube/JtNhQimR9LQ

Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-19-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Bobj.
A few of my orchids: Party! Party! They came...

A few of my orchids:
Party! Party! They came out...:biggrin:
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-19-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Bobj.
No mate, you people are a day late...;) ...

No mate, you people are a day late...;)

Cheers, Bobj.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-19-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Bobj.
G'day mate, might I suggest 50% shade cloth? In...

G'day mate, might I suggest 50% shade cloth? In the Darwin, Northern Territory nurseries they grow literally thousands of vandas and use 50% shade cloth and Darwin is sub equatorial...Well it was...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-19-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Bobj.
G'day mate, I'm another 'newchum'; precocious...

G'day mate, I'm another 'newchum'; precocious little things, those den. loddigesii. I have about 40 stuck on old logs.

Cheers, Bobj.
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