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Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! Today, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By JScott
You have to have a lot of plants for the hobby to...

You have to have a lot of plants for the hobby to really be satisfying, and there's a reasonable explanation for why that is the case. Most orchids bloom once a year. Some will bloom twice a year,...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By JScott
Hey, I manually adjust/manipulate flowers for...

Hey, I manually adjust/manipulate flowers for better presentation all the time. Nothing at all wrong with that. Nature is beautiful and amazing, but there's nothing wrong with needing a little help...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By JScott
The first thing that came to my mind when I saw...

The first thing that came to my mind when I saw the picture was "too much light." Do like Roberta said and repot it, then put it somewhere that gets indirect light, or just a little morning sun, or...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 123
Posted By JScott
If your plants are inside and the temperatures...

If your plants are inside and the temperatures are only in the 70s, I think if you have your friend water once halfway through your trip, you'll be fine.

I typically spend 8 weeks in Brazil every...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 204
Posted By JScott
That's a good point, and I understand what you...

That's a good point, and I understand what you mean, but I think that applies mostly when the plants are outside and the sun is coming to them from above. I know when my plants are outside and I've...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,210
Posted By JScott
Did you watch the TV show King of the Hill? If...

Did you watch the TV show King of the Hill? If you did, do you remember the episode where Bobby decides he wants to grow roses, and he enters one in a rose show, and everybody there is sooooo weird?...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 12:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 204
Posted By JScott
Well yes, of course that's the best solution, but...

Well yes, of course that's the best solution, but it's far too simple for me to have thought of it myself :rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Yesterday, 12:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 241
Posted By JScott
I have a troubled history with warm blooming...

I have a troubled history with warm blooming Cymbidiums, so I'm trying to take it slow this time, so I don't end up with five plants in three gallon pots that have never bloomed even after 5 years,...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 07-13-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 241
Posted By JScott
My little Milton Carpenter 'Everglades Gold' is...

My little Milton Carpenter 'Everglades Gold' is coming along nicely. I've probably had it barely more than a year. It was in a 2 inch pot and maybe 4 inches tall when I got it, and now it has three...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-13-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 204
Posted By JScott
I have burned the heck out of plenty of plants...

I have burned the heck out of plenty of plants due to being negligent about moving them accordingly as the sun changes position through the year. For me, the most dangerous time is fall. As the sun...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-13-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 204
Posted By JScott
Oh yeah, by a south window, it very may well be...

Oh yeah, by a south window, it very may well be sun burn, and it may not have happened before because the sun is just now reached its hottest position in the sky, and also as the sun's position...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-13-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 204
Posted By JScott
That looks to me like thermal damage: too much...

That looks to me like thermal damage: too much sun, too hot, or too cold. Tell us more about how you grow it. Is it by a window? Which direction does the window face? Does it get any direct sunlight?...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-13-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,210
Posted By JScott
I've always done my pruning in late summer/early...

I've always done my pruning in late summer/early fall. I didn't know about the graft union tho. I plant mine with the graft union level with the ground. When I get my next round of roses, I'll plant...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-13-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 895
Posted By JScott
I totally hide new orchid purchases sometimes. Or...

I totally hide new orchid purchases sometimes. Or most of the time. When the box arrives, I take it from the front porch and bring it in through the garage, because my bedroom is right by the garage...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-13-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 895
Posted By JScott
Exactly! And that's the great thing about...

Exactly! And that's the great thing about seedlings. They are so delightfully tiny! I have limited space, my growing areas are pretty full, but you better believe if I saw seedlings of a hybrid that...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-13-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 895
Posted By JScott
Thanks, ES that actually sounds perfect. That's...

Thanks, ES that actually sounds perfect. That's how i grow my plants. Outside in dappled sun under trees in summer, and then under lights in the winter. You've tipped the scale here. I'm definitely...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 07-13-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 241
Posted By JScott
I think I have discussed hot Cyms on here before,...

I think I have discussed hot Cyms on here before, and you were probably part of that conversation, but somebody recommended to me that looking for plants with Golden Elf as a parent might be a good...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-13-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,210
Posted By JScott
Thanks for the tips! I'm aware of many of the...

Thanks for the tips! I'm aware of many of the problems that plague tea roses, and there are many. They aren't exactly the toughest plants, and lots of things can get to them. I typically do use a...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-13-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,973
Posted By JScott
Maybe someday, and I'll probably have something...

Maybe someday, and I'll probably have something to trade, if you are interested.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-13-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 895
Posted By JScott
Yes, you need to buy a lot to make sure you get a...

Yes, you need to buy a lot to make sure you get a good one. I don't have room to buy a dozen seedlings, but when I see seedlings from a new hybrid that I think looks promising, I usually get three or...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-12-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,685
Posted By JScott
The moths that lay those eggs are nocturnal, and...

The moths that lay those eggs are nocturnal, and they are attracted to trumpet shaped flowers, because they have a huge long proboscis and reach down deep into flowers other moths can't reach....
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 07-12-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By JScott
Maybe I'll have to find the closest TJ's and...

Maybe I'll have to find the closest TJ's and check out what they've got. I'd love to find some nobile type Dendrobiums, but I would wait until December or January to look for those. In my limited...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 07-12-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By JScott
I don't believe in psychics, so I was sure that...

I don't believe in psychics, so I was sure that you had a valid scientific reason for being able to predict that it was going to fragrant. That's no less impressive than being a psychic, tho. Maybe...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-12-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 895
Posted By JScott
I already have baskets and quite a lot of lava...

I already have baskets and quite a lot of lava rock, so I think I'm all set there. Thanks for the tip! That's exactly what I'll do with them when they get here.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-12-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 895
Posted By JScott
Is it, now? Or is it maybe just the plain and...

Is it, now? Or is it maybe just the plain and simple truth? :rofl:
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