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Forum: Vendor Feedback Yesterday, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By shadytrake
I agree. That's why I gave them a neutral rating...

I agree. That's why I gave them a neutral rating instead of negative on eBay. I'd have given him a positive if he hadn't been such a jerk in communications.
Forum: Vendor Feedback Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By shadytrake
Correct. This is not the norm. There are many...

Correct. This is not the norm. There are many reputable growers who sell on eBay. SVO, Peter Lin, Orchid Gallery, and etc.

This forum is to toot the horn of the good sellers and to warn...
Forum: Vendor Feedback Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By shadytrake
Thumbs up eBay Vendor pupsi_dog

Fantastic vendor and Vandas are healthy and big.

Packaging is superb. Both plants had large spikes that were well protected. Will definitely buy from her again.

:biggrin:
Forum: Vendor Feedback Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By shadytrake
For sure, but also there is not very much root to...

For sure, but also there is not very much root to grow from.

However, I saw new root growth today and I decided to try because it was inexpensive and I like the cross.

I won't do business...
Forum: Vendor Feedback Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By shadytrake
Thumbs down eBay Vendor custompokerking321

Here is the review. Good, bad, ugly.

Ren. Phillipinensis X Dr. Anek advertised in a 2" pot - no problem.

Actually a Better Gro baggie - not a problem except it is clear to me that he just left...
Forum: Member Projects 08-31-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 11,793
Posted By shadytrake
Mine is doing better ever since putting into the...

Mine is doing better ever since putting into the high humidity terrarium. Feeling pretty good about it.
Forum: Member Projects 08-26-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,116
Posted By shadytrake
I had to cut open the inner sheath as I saw a...

I had to cut open the inner sheath as I saw a brown spot. One of the buds rotted, but I was able to pull it out and I think the others may still bloom if I am careful and don't splash water. ...
Forum: Member Projects 08-24-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 11,793
Posted By shadytrake
Maybe!

Maybe!
Forum: Member Projects 08-17-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 18,157
Posted By shadytrake
Finally a picture. Mine are growing well this...

Finally a picture. Mine are growing well this summer. I have been feeding a lot more and I have been controlling the humidity better.
Forum: Member Projects 08-16-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,116
Posted By shadytrake
Lc. Miss Wonderful x (Lc. Tokyo Magic x Slc....

Lc. Miss Wonderful x (Lc. Tokyo Magic x Slc. Dream Cloud) 'Heart of Gold' is blooming.

My Lc. Miss Wonderful may bloom from the sheath. The outer sheath looked stressed upon arrival and then I...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 08-16-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By shadytrake
Well said. In this day and age it is easy for us...

Well said. In this day and age it is easy for us to depend on the internet for all of the answers. I was foolish to do this and lost many plants. If I had bothered to read some of the books out...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 08-15-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By shadytrake
As Martin says, "the redness is the signal." You...

As Martin says, "the redness is the signal." You should supplement with Mg especially for any Vanda that came from Thailand. They don't see the redness there because their temps don't drop like...
Forum: Member Projects 08-14-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 11,793
Posted By shadytrake
Yes. I have rocks in the bottom with water.

Yes. I have rocks in the bottom with water.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 08-14-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By shadytrake
All have given good advice, but remember that...

All have given good advice, but remember that these cannot take temps much lower than you stated for any length of time. The redness that you see could be attributed to Mg deficiency, which is why...
Forum: Member Projects 08-14-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 31,642
Posted By shadytrake
Late taking a photo, but this shows my new...

Late taking a photo, but this shows my new humidity area. I think it will start growing faster now.
Forum: Member Projects 08-14-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 11,793
Posted By shadytrake
This is my new high humidity area. I got these...

This is my new high humidity area. I got these at a garage sale. I hung the Amesiella in the tank. They seem to be doing much better. The roots are greening up. The way you know they are liking...
Forum: Member Projects 08-14-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,407
Posted By shadytrake
I have a new root and the last bloom spike is...

I have a new root and the last bloom spike is peeking out (maybe). Mine is getting fed every couple of days like my Vandas. Soak long and then let dry.
Forum: Member Projects 08-01-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,116
Posted By shadytrake
This is one of the reasons that I LOVE SVO...

This is one of the reasons that I LOVE SVO Orchids! Fred really treats the customers first class.

As my AOS discount, Fred sent me a 4" blooming sized LC Miss Wonderful and it is fully in sheath...
Forum: Member Projects 08-01-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 11,793
Posted By shadytrake
I'll take a photo tomorrow. I have a humidity...

I'll take a photo tomorrow. I have a humidity sensor in the GH so I know what the relative humidity is as a base line.
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 11,793
Posted By shadytrake
I'm growing my Dendrobium peguanum that way. It...

I'm growing my Dendrobium peguanum that way. It loves it.
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,499
Posted By shadytrake
Maybe...but I just joined the mini-catt project....

Maybe...but I just joined the mini-catt project. :D
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,116
Posted By shadytrake
Made my order and had to get a few TCs to keep it...

Made my order and had to get a few TCs to keep it company. I usually order in 2s and 3s just to see what the different blooms look like. I only got one of the project plant though (budget). I chose...
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,407
Posted By shadytrake
Update: I have blooms. I loved the 2nd spike to...

Update: I have blooms. I loved the 2nd spike to death by splashing water on it. I have a 4th spike just starting to push out. I would really like to see more root growth, but I am being careful...
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 18,157
Posted By shadytrake
Unfortunately I killed them all or I should say I...

Unfortunately I killed them all or I should say I loved them to death. Over watered and got a fungus.

But I did find a mature plant for sale so I went with that.

My other babies (Phals) are...
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,499
Posted By shadytrake
Well I cooked my cuke. I accidentally left the...

Well I cooked my cuke. I accidentally left the mount hanging in the wrong place after watering and the sun made fried cukes. Dang.
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