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Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Yesterday, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By WaterWitchin
Hey Fuerte Rav.... Agreed. But I had to have the...

Hey Fuerte Rav.... Agreed. But I had to have the conversation, because I surely wasn't dealing with the dead mouse by myself. Eeeewwww. Dead fish? Sure. Dead mice.... his job. :rofl:
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 194
Posted By WaterWitchin
I use rubbing alcohol like you get from the...

I use rubbing alcohol like you get from the store. I think it's around 70%, but you need to look at the bottle. I don't dilute it at all.

I thought we were discussing Catts, via your original...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By WaterWitchin
Yeah, the reason I'm doing a few with the organic...

Yeah, the reason I'm doing a few with the organic in the middle is a buddy of mine here does SH, and he said the only problem with Ctsm is they drink down the water REALLY quickly, and when he...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 194
Posted By WaterWitchin
I keep rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle and just...

I keep rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle and just spray the plant down. Repeat weekly for a few weeks. Then keep an eye out and respray as needed when you see the little buggers again.
Forum: Identification Forum Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By WaterWitchin
Poor eyesight here... I can't tell from the...

Poor eyesight here... I can't tell from the pictures, but Miltonia have two leaves at the apex of the pseudobulb and Miltoniopsis just have one. That should allow you to figure it out.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By WaterWitchin
I've had Trick or Treat for about fifteen or so...

I've had Trick or Treat for about fifteen or so years. It's still one of my favorites and never disappoints. Good cross.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By WaterWitchin
Sara, if you choose a bark based medium, soak it...

Sara, if you choose a bark based medium, soak it overnight before using it to pot up your plant. Don't get cheap big box "orchid potting" stuff... too many fines in it. Since you're only potting up a...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-05-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 15,782
Posted By WaterWitchin
Yup, exactamente my point. Kinda like ostrich...

Yup, exactamente my point. Kinda like ostrich fern. :biggrin:
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-05-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 15,782
Posted By WaterWitchin
And here, same zone as Dolly, they donít even do...

And here, same zone as Dolly, they donít even do really well in a pot
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-05-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 15,782
Posted By WaterWitchin
It also said they were sort of finicky to get...

It also said they were sort of finicky to get started. You're even further outside the zone than Dolly and I... caveat emptor my friend!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-05-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By WaterWitchin
In short, same way you'd have one shipped to you...

In short, same way you'd have one shipped to you from a vendor. Either roots with damp sphag enclosed in a baggy (roots only) or in pot with baggy taped over pot, then cushioned with shredded paper,...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-05-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 15,782
Posted By WaterWitchin
Well shoot! Quit toying with me. I rushed off...

Well shoot! Quit toying with me. I rushed off after reading this to find myself one. Zone 7-9. Go figure.

Wah, wah, wah... :violin:
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 03-04-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By WaterWitchin
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-04-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By WaterWitchin
I agree with Ray and ES... and don't spray roots...

I agree with Ray and ES... and don't spray roots with peroxide either.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-04-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By WaterWitchin
That was my first thought as well...

That was my first thought as well...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-04-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By WaterWitchin
For what it's worth... Upcoming first year...

For what it's worth... Upcoming first year growing them for me. I did a lot of reading here and there, and have been paying a lot of attention here on the board of different member methods for the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-02-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By WaterWitchin
Patiently wait. It will be awhile. Nothing in the...

Patiently wait. It will be awhile. Nothing in the orchid world happens quickly. Good for you to have it forming a bloom, and Welcome!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-02-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By WaterWitchin
Oh Bill... I was just waiting for you to chime...

Oh Bill... I was just waiting for you to chime in! I knew this would end up being a real deal with science behind it. :bowing

Our OP should now, as a newbie, at least have a pathway to go forward....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-02-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By WaterWitchin
My opinion, yes, cinnamon is useful for certain...

My opinion, yes, cinnamon is useful for certain things. I wouldn't call it a natural bactericide or fungicide. It's a desiccant. If you apply it to a fresh cut, it desiccates the cut so bacteria...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-01-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By WaterWitchin
Sunny side up! Making me very hungry. :biggrin:...

Sunny side up! Making me very hungry. :biggrin: Beautiful colors.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 378
Posted By WaterWitchin
Excellent! Good start! Gracias :bowing ...

Excellent! Good start! Gracias :bowing

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I'm asking for ME, not you DrDave! :biggrin:
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 378
Posted By WaterWitchin
Having not grown them before, and having no idea...

Having not grown them before, and having no idea why, I'm really looking forward to this year. I repotted them a couple of days ago, and they just sit around like slugs as they have all winter long....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 378
Posted By WaterWitchin
I successfully grew vanda (2) for quite some...

I successfully grew vanda (2) for quite some time, then spaced them out soaking in a rain barrel for days and lost one to rot. The other is starting to recover, has a couple of leaves. It sits in a...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-28-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By WaterWitchin
You could always just leave it with me for the...

You could always just leave it with me for the summer. Sounds like you could miss the blooms. I'd take pictures for ya. And maybe even give the plant back when you got back home. :biggrin:
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By WaterWitchin
And when's the last time you repotted/checked the...

And when's the last time you repotted/checked the roots in the pot?
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