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Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 06-06-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By katrina
Memphis tends to be pretty muggy in the summer, ...

Memphis tends to be pretty muggy in the summer, right? If so, a swamp cooler won't be all that effective. They work much better at cooling in lower humidity climates.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 06-05-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By katrina
Ha! Who knew Australia's bigfoot was into growing...

Ha! Who knew Australia's bigfoot was into growing orchids! :D
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-17-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By katrina
Be aware that the product does have an acidifier...

Be aware that the product does have an acidifier of some sort so it's good with most tap water but probably not a good choice for someone using rain water.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 05-14-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By katrina
Francisco Miranda has this species. Miranda...

Francisco Miranda has this species. Miranda Orchids (http://www.mirandaorchids.com/c/4504493/1/laelia---regular.html)...click on "Laelia - Regular". He has a large selection of rupic laelias...he's...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-14-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By katrina
Yep, super frustrating.:((

Yep, super frustrating.:((
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-13-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By katrina
Unfortunately, it looks like 'Dark Clone' opted...

Unfortunately, it looks like 'Dark Clone' opted to abort the flower spike...it dried up and now it's making what appears to be a new growth. Oh well, there's always next year.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-06-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By katrina
Gorgeous!!! And now....I am EVEN MORE upset...

Gorgeous!!! And now....I am EVEN MORE upset that i lost the babies i got from you in that trade we did awhile back. :bua:
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-04-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By katrina
Next time I have blooms, I'd be happy to send...

Next time I have blooms, I'd be happy to send pollen. You'll have to walk me through the process though...I've never done it.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-02-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By katrina
I've had the coerula for a few years and I dont...

I've had the coerula for a few years and I dont remember who i got it from. No name on the tag. I think it probably came from the Dayton show...maybe. It's one the just wants to walk across the...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-01-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By katrina
Yea, me too! And it looks like I won't have to...

Yea, me too! And it looks like I won't have to wait too long because it's working on its first bloom.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By katrina
I lost the walk semi alba and a rubra and an...

I lost the walk semi alba and a rubra and an alba...lost the nobilior alba, amaliae, and a regular color. I have no more walkerianas but still have a large nobilior coerulea and a young nobilior...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-30-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By katrina
I lost all my walkerianas and all but 2...

I lost all my walkerianas and all but 2 nobiliors...and last summer was not the first time those 2 species took a serious hit during our sometimes relentless rains. I've been thinking it might just...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-29-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By katrina
So beautiful and one of my favorite species. I...

So beautiful and one of my favorite species. I had an alba...until it got rot in all the rains we had last summer (sniff, sniff:().
Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-26-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,811
Posted By katrina
I've had that happen 2 or 3 times. When it...

I've had that happen 2 or 3 times. When it happened to my plants...once the flowers were done, it died off like a regular spike.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-20-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,084
Posted By katrina
In order to get through inspection, the plants...

In order to get through inspection, the plants must be free of disease and insect. It would be highly unlikely that any orchid would have black rot but,rather, what you're seeing is a result of the...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-20-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,563
Posted By katrina
Very clever and very cool!

Very clever and very cool!
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 04-10-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By katrina
It looks like you have a lot more flowers per...

It looks like you have a lot more flowers per spike this year. Maybe that's the reason because I've noticed, sometimes, when a specific plant makes fewer blooms per spike those flowers tend to be...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 02-23-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By katrina
I have quite a few and, yes, they are not easy to...

I have quite a few and, yes, they are not easy to find. The majority of the Lycaste I have right now were either purchased from Russ Vernon of New Vision Orchids or were given to me by a friend who...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-21-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By katrina
Hard to tell for sure with that pic but it could...

Hard to tell for sure with that pic but it could be nothing more than normal aging. When catts get big enough, the oldest growths do eventually die back. It's typically a slow process and the...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 02-17-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By katrina
Only 6?! Hmmm, usually there is a lot more than...

Only 6?! Hmmm, usually there is a lot more than that. Could be a conflict (or two) with other scheduled shows. Maybe?

I didn't make it over there this year...too many other things going on. ...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-13-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By katrina
Definitely not perci! For the record...to me,...

Definitely not perci! For the record...to me, perci smells like mushrooms and a friend thinks it smells like paraffin wax.

I have 'Summit' and love it! Reliable Nov/Dec bloomer.
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 02-12-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By katrina
Cheri - I go almost every year and I can tell you...

Cheri - I go almost every year and I can tell you that it has always been a very good orchid show. LOTS of vendors and lots and lots of plants to choose from. I have never been disappointed! It's...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-18-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,520
Posted By katrina
I have a similar set up to Witchin's...but...

I have a similar set up to Witchin's...but w/bucket drain system. These pics are a few years old...I've made some adjustment (a couple of wider shelving units and some other...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-10-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,730
Posted By katrina
If the computer fans don't work out, check into...

If the computer fans don't work out, check into what they call "personal desk fans" or "clip on fans". They can be clipped onto the shelf so no floor space needed. I don't have any in use right now...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 12-22-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By katrina
I grow quite a few of these myself. Love them!! ...

I grow quite a few of these myself. Love them!! My first one was a gigantea and after successfully growing and blooming that one for a few years...I had to have more. The gig has now over grown a...
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