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Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-18-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By Learner
I include a photo of each bloom with my log sheet.

I include a photo of each bloom with my log sheet.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 11-18-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Sticky: The S/H list
Views: 46,222
Posted By Learner
Here is my current s/h list that only includes...

Here is my current s/h list that only includes those plants that have successfully bloomed for me. Six others are currently spiking and I hope the list will continue to grow. If I have messed up a...
Forum: Propagation 06-04-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By Learner
Good suggestions. Thank you. I hadn't thought...

Good suggestions. Thank you. I hadn't thought of dilution but it certainly makes sense. I think that next year I will simply keep my barrel full during the winter and then draw it down during the...
Forum: Propagation 06-04-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By Learner
Using stained rainwater

I have been using rainwater since January and my orchids seem to be thriving. The water is collected from roof run-off with the ususal gutter system. With the Spring growth, the oak tree catkins...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 12-25-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Learner
Yeah, Kip....I guess I knew that. But by the...

Yeah, Kip....I guess I knew that. But by the time I get some phyton 27, this poor baby will be a goner. This way I feel like I'm doing something. Tomorrow morning....major surgery.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 12-25-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Learner
I agree with everyones comments. I can't think...

I agree with everyones comments. I can't think of anything other than fungus. But, it is still strange. An update: I had cut the spike off about an inch below the obvious infected area and coated...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 12-23-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Learner
Weird spike killer.....help please

http://www.orchidboard.com/community/gallery/data/500/thumbs/IMG_1471_Small_.JPG (http://www.orchidboard.com/community/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=19860)

I hope someone can help me with this...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-19-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Learner
Sorry about that. I interpreted a concern for...

Sorry about that. I interpreted a concern for clarification to be a question for clarification. Mia Culpa.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-19-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Learner
Years ago, when I taught Zoology 101, I would get...

Years ago, when I taught Zoology 101, I would get the same questions with every group of freshmen. I never minded the repetition because it helped the rest of the class who had the same question but...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 11-17-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,567
Posted By Learner
We have gotten lots of recommendations on what...

We have gotten lots of recommendations on what NOT to grow in a g/house and a wonderful variety of plants that people grow and enjoy that are compatible with their orchids. Thank you all!
And I...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 11-14-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Learner
Royal. Sounds like the locals and the more...

Royal. Sounds like the locals and the more recent info sources are kicking in. I would go with their advice but be sure to check all the special offers in this economy. I suggest a good guide...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 11-14-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Learner
We were in Hawaii last February and visited Maui...

We were in Hawaii last February and visited Maui and the big island of Hawaii. Maui was loaded with tourist sites and expensive. Being more oriented to natural areas, we found more to do on Hawaii....
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 10-26-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,567
Posted By Learner
There is no such thing as too much information.

There is no such thing as too much information.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-24-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,941
Posted By Learner
I agree with Ramon and Kallima. I have...

I agree with Ramon and Kallima.

I have read through this thread a couple of times and I keep coming away with the feeling that there are several discussions going on. The most important one is...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 10-07-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,286
Posted By Learner
How big a greenhouse are you planning? The size...

How big a greenhouse are you planning? The size of the area (read: volume) you need to heat could be as critical as the R factor. Obviously, the smaller the volume, the less total heat you will...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 10-02-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,057
Posted By Learner
I like the first photo showing all the connecting...

I like the first photo showing all the connecting webs that are hard to see without the dew. The only spider I get rid of is the black widow that I sometimes find in the woodpile. Your second photo...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 09-18-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,162
Posted By Learner
Thanks to y'all for describing your solutions to...

Thanks to y'all for describing your solutions to low light problems. It sounds like T5 lamps are the way to go. I guess I am still confounded as to why the same number of lumens from T8 lamps does...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 09-17-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,162
Posted By Learner
Need advice on supplemental light

I guess I am in the dark about light. Around 9:00 a.m. my plant room (I call it a greenhouse) gets good morning sun for about 3 hours with light measuring about 3000 fc on the east side to 1000 on...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-13-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,282
Posted By Learner
You took two photos of the same flower about 45...

You took two photos of the same flower about 45 minutes apart and the spots were in exactly the same position. The photos really don't help too much, but the red spots don't look like insects to me....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-12-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,697
Posted By Learner
As best I remember, UV rays are not used in...

As best I remember, UV rays are not used in photosynthesis. I think it is only the visible light wave lengths that are absorbed by the chlorophyll.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 09-12-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By Learner
The best source for information on S/H is Welcome...

The best source for information on S/H is Welcome to First Rays Orchids (http://www.firstrays.com) Ray is a huge help on the OB and his web site is a wonderful reference.

He also sells the...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-23-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,281
Posted By Learner
Hail to the orchids.....literally

Pun intended. Earlier this year, I took advantage of some beautiful weather and gave my orchids a few days outside on the deck. Until a storm came up after dark and rattled the house. I watched...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 08-22-2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Learner
The photos are a little fuzzy but maybe I can...

The photos are a little fuzzy but maybe I can give you a direction to persue. I suspect they are springtails which is the insect Order Collembola. You can Google for more information. They are...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 08-20-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,441
Posted By Learner
It is a wonderful thing that Orchid Board members...

It is a wonderful thing that Orchid Board members can let everyone know about their anniversary and many years of happiness together and get notes of congratulations from friends and strangers alike....
Forum: Orchid Lounge 08-20-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,860
Posted By Learner
A trip like this exchanges fatigue, strain and...

A trip like this exchanges fatigue, strain and worry for beauty, peace and memories. Keep it up.
Jim
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