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Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By Leafmite
I kept mine in the terrarium for a while and it...

I kept mine in the terrarium for a while and it did fine. I hung them at the top near the opening so they had a little extra air-flow.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Leafmite
My Phal bellina was doing this for the first two...

My Phal bellina was doing this for the first two years...one leaf lost, one leaf gained per year. Now that I have hung it near the lights, it gets very warm during the day (still cold at night) and...
Forum: Potting & Repotting Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 201
Posted By Leafmite
When selecting a medium, just realize that not...

When selecting a medium, just realize that not all orchids are the same. I grow nearly everything in red lava rock but I have a few that really prefer NZ sphagnum moss or being mounted...and that is...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-09-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 924
Posted By Leafmite
Reminds me of when people try to raise a baby...

Reminds me of when people try to raise a baby wild rabbit.

I have never trained a cat but I would imagine that if a rabbit can be trained without punishment, a cat probably can, too. Training our...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-05-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Leafmite
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-05-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Leafmite
A slightly larger decorative pot will let more...

A slightly larger decorative pot will let more air circulate around the roots if you notice any problems.
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-05-2021, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Leafmite
Maybe some miniatures in the Cattleya...

Maybe some miniatures in the Cattleya family...Soph cernua, Laelia pumilia....

Some other orchids that may fare well mounted in the home are:
Angraecum leonis, Schoenorchis scolopendria,...
Forum: Auto Generated Threads by Classified System 04-03-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Leafmite
Those are some really great books! The Chadwick...

Those are some really great books! The Chadwick book is a great resource for those new to Cattleyas. :)
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 04-02-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By Leafmite
That is just how it starts...one or two orchids...

That is just how it starts...one or two orchids to brighten the day and then, finally, many more. I know my plants always make me feel happy. Great to have you here!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-02-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,275
Posted By Leafmite
Where I live, the vaccination appointments are...

Where I live, the vaccination appointments are taken within minutes of being posted (not much of a supply). Just got mine yesterday, the J&J one. Finally. So glad that is over and done. Spouse...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-02-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By Leafmite
These Cattleyas do exist. Some Cattleyas are...

These Cattleyas do exist. Some Cattleyas are always putting out new growths and bloom on the new growths. Other Cattleyas bloom twice a year and have flowers that last six weeks. One of the first...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-02-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Leafmite
I haven't tried it but I will have to take a...

I haven't tried it but I will have to take a look. Let us know if it works. If it is meant for roses, it probably is very effective. Roses are very prone to all sorts of issues.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-31-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome!

Hello and welcome!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-31-2021, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Leafmite
Very nice orchids! It is always exciting when...

Very nice orchids! It is always exciting when the orchids arrive and are in great condition. :)
Forum: Pet Depot 03-31-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Leafmite
Chloe is really beautiful. :) I am very sorry...

Chloe is really beautiful. :) I am very sorry about the loss of your pup and so glad that Chloe is helping you through this. We lost our nearly seventeen-year-old pup in January and I am so glad we...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-30-2021, 02:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 924
Posted By Leafmite
Perhaps keeping all the plants in a cage, reptile...

Perhaps keeping all the plants in a cage, reptile habitat (the type with the screens on the sides), wardian case, terrarium, etc. might be the easiest solution.

I have a very well-behaved,...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-29-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Leafmite
Hello and welcome! Here in Ohio, we try to...

Hello and welcome! Here in Ohio, we try to convince our orchids that they are growing in Hawaii.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-29-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Leafmite
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-29-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Leafmite
Very nice! All are pretty, especially the...

Very nice! All are pretty, especially the Passiflora.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-29-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Leafmite
All of them are absolutely beautiful.

All of them are absolutely beautiful.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-29-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Leafmite
Hopefully, it is just sacrificing the oldest...

Hopefully, it is just sacrificing the oldest growth in an effort to adjust to having its roots disturbed. When stressed, plants will often take measures to help them survive until they can recover. ...
Forum: Hybrids 03-26-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Leafmite
I buy good quality moss, AAAA long-fibered, and...

I buy good quality moss, AAAA long-fibered, and pair it with a basket pot. In this way, even when the moss is sopping wet, there is air-flow to the roots.
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 03-26-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By Leafmite
You might want to check out reptile equipment. ...

You might want to check out reptile equipment. They have really nice misters and foggers.

If you want larger orchids, there is always the wicking method (one end of cotton rope threaded into the...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-25-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By Leafmite
I cannot wait to see the flowers, too! This...

I cannot wait to see the flowers, too! This really sounds like a fun cross!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-25-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Leafmite
Phal bellina--nicely fragrant in the morning. It...

Phal bellina--nicely fragrant in the morning. It likes warm conditions.
Phaius--said to be the easiest orchid to grow. It is large but a great replacement for a peace lily (prettier in my...
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