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Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By fishmom
It looks like you have some nice, healthy roots...

It looks like you have some nice, healthy roots there, and some that are showing past damage. Not every root loss is due to rot. Roots which have dried out too much do not usually turn green again,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-21-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By fishmom
Regarding showing and judging orchids, I suggest...

Regarding showing and judging orchids, I suggest you join an orchid society. Most of them will have a "show and tell" time when members bring blooming orchids to show off. Members who are...
Forum: Identification Forum 08-21-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By fishmom
The first plant is definitely a phal, very...

The first plant is definitely a phal, very pretty. The second looks like a zygo to me, and your leaves are in good shape, not all full of spots like zygos so often are. The third looks like a Den. ...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 08-20-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By fishmom
I too have had good luck with placing Terro on...

I too have had good luck with placing Terro on the benches outside, but not in a greenhouse and not sprinkled in pots. I have gone so far as to put containers of bait laying on top of the medium in...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-20-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By fishmom
Mistlebee, please don't cut the roots on that...

Mistlebee, please don't cut the roots on that plant. Even if the outside velamin is damaged, the root core inside can still take up water to hydrate the plant, as Roberta says. The stability issue...
Forum: Propagation 08-17-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By fishmom
Flasking Programs ...

Flasking Programs (https://lab.troymeyers.com/flasking/article.php?about=Flasking_Programs)


Link to Troy Meyers pages.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 08-17-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By fishmom
Lovely!

Lovely!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-14-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By fishmom
Take Roberta's advice. Your plant is much better...

Take Roberta's advice. Your plant is much better off following its own inclinations. It looks nice and healthy, so you are providing good culture. Keep it up.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-13-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By fishmom
Then let them be. They know what they need.

Then let them be. They know what they need.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-12-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By fishmom
It sounds like your culture is good. Phals will...

It sounds like your culture is good. Phals will like the warm temperatures, in particular. If your spiking plants are REALLY in bad shape, they may be trying to insure survival with a last ditch...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 08-10-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By fishmom
It's like a collapsing bumper that absorbs energy.

It's like a collapsing bumper that absorbs energy.
Forum: Identification Forum 08-09-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By fishmom
Google Dendrobium hibiki and look at some photos....

Google Dendrobium hibiki and look at some photos. It looks pretty close to me.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-09-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By fishmom
Lovely fringes! That's a really different...

Lovely fringes! That's a really different looking bloom.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 08-09-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By fishmom
Beautiful pictures, and lovely contrast in that...

Beautiful pictures, and lovely contrast in that bloom. Many more to come, I hope.
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 08-05-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By fishmom
That second picture, with all the blooms, is...

That second picture, with all the blooms, is spectacular!
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 08-03-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By fishmom
Ray is on a brief vacation Aug. 10-18. Be...

Ray is on a brief vacation Aug. 10-18. Be patient if you e-mail; he will return.
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 08-02-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By fishmom
I grow my retrocalla potted in fine bark with a...

I grow my retrocalla potted in fine bark with a little sphag right at the base of the plant, to welcome new roots. It is on a south facing windowsill, so plenty of light and the benefit of AC in our...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 08-02-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By fishmom
Beautiful--what a nice display! Good growing,...

Beautiful--what a nice display! Good growing, that's a happy plant.
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 07-28-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By fishmom
If you are fertilizing, or even from tap water,...

If you are fertilizing, or even from tap water, salts can build up over time. Do you see white deposits on the planting medium? If you have a TDS meter, you could check to see if the numbers change...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-28-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By fishmom
Use the calculator on Ray's site: Fertilizer TDS...

Use the calculator on Ray's site: Fertilizer TDS Calculator >> First Rays LLC...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 07-28-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By fishmom
Regardless of the material, you woiuld do best to...

Regardless of the material, you woiuld do best to build in a slight slant to the roof to encourage runoff.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-28-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By fishmom
Sparkles on the lip! Wow!

Sparkles on the lip! Wow!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-27-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By fishmom
Pretty fringed lip!!!

Pretty fringed lip!!!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-23-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By fishmom
What a lovely shaped bloom, like wings set to...

What a lovely shaped bloom, like wings set to fly. And a striking color lip. Nice one!
Forum: Propagation 07-21-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,075
Posted By fishmom
A picture is worth a thousand words.

A picture is worth a thousand words.
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