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Forum: Bulbophyllum Alliance 11-30-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,733
Posted By silken
Thanks. Yes, I like black velvet for...

Thanks. Yes, I like black velvet for photographing orchids. I find it absorbs light really well, so gives a good true black background. Place the plant at least 2 ft away when possible. For this...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 11-28-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,423
Posted By silken
Thanks Tindo.

Thanks Tindo.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 11-23-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,468
Posted By silken
This is my Rlc. Waianae Leopard 'Ching Hua' It...

This is my Rlc. Waianae Leopard 'Ching Hua' It bloomed this summer. Some of you may have seen the pics when I posted it, but I love the bright colours and spots.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 11-22-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,468
Posted By silken
1 will post an Orchid phot but am getting dinner...

1 will post an Orchid phot but am getting dinner ready for guests. So later...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 11-22-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,423
Posted By silken
I guess you have a taste of how I felt with all...

I guess you have a taste of how I felt with all your harsh criticism.

I am bowing out of this thread for good now as I don' t want to be part of such unpleasantness. NoProMwa, trust me, your...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 11-22-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,423
Posted By silken
This is not entirely true. His apology included...

This is not entirely true. His apology included some I'm sorry's that the thread was deleted and I am sorry that people don't want to talk about the intellectual things or something to that effect. ...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 11-20-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,423
Posted By silken
Goodness, thanks so much for all the kind words...

Goodness, thanks so much for all the kind words from so many of you. This whole business upset me so much that I couldn't sleep last night and have not been too happy ever since. I have never known...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 11-20-2016, 02:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,423
Posted By silken
It's true, I did apologize and acknowledge I...

It's true, I did apologize and acknowledge I chose the wrong way to close out a thread. I can't believe how unforgiving and ungracious some people are when a person admits to a mistake and...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 11-19-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,423
Posted By silken
I am sorry to say that I am the guilty party. I...

I am sorry to say that I am the guilty party. I didn't intentionally steal it away from anyone. I am a fairly new moderator and haven't had to do a lot of things on here with threads. I found no...
Forum: Identification Forum 11-18-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By silken
Doritaenopsis have all been reclassified as Phals...

Doritaenopsis have all been reclassified as Phals now so the P. would still be correct.
Forum: Identification Forum 11-18-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By silken
I assume it is a Phalaenopsis. As mentioned, the...

I assume it is a Phalaenopsis. As mentioned, the first info is just something the grower uses. I think the name is P. (Phal) Stripe Vivien. I checked my newly updated Orchid Wiz and there is no...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-17-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,059
Posted By silken
I love it too!

I love it too!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-17-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By silken
Me too, likely dead but not yet soggy.

Me too, likely dead but not yet soggy.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 11-16-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By silken
I would probably only do the few worse ones first...

I would probably only do the few worse ones first and make sure they survive. I don't like to tell someone yes, go ahead and spray everything. It is your risk. But I likely would as it seems to be...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 11-16-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By silken
Physan 20 is a fairly safe treatment that seems...

Physan 20 is a fairly safe treatment that seems to be used by quite a few orchid growers. I won't say it is totally harmless to every orchid because you could have an exception that doesn't like it....
Forum: Pests & Diseases 11-16-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By silken
http://www.staugorchidsociety.org/PDF/OrchidPestsa...

http://www.staugorchidsociety.org/PDF/OrchidPestsandDiseasesbySueBottom.pdf

If you haven't looked at the St. Augustine site, here is the link. It is an excellent source of photos to identify what...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-16-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By silken
Very nice and congrats on a great come back for...

Very nice and congrats on a great come back for this plant.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 11-15-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By silken
It has had two spikes in bloom again for the last...

It has had two spikes in bloom again for the last few weeks.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-14-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By silken
Some more info is needed. Miltassias have fine...

Some more info is needed. Miltassias have fine roots so a coarse mix will need something else to help it hold moisture unless you are watering it rather frequently. Both of the parents to this...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-13-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By silken
I have found them in the bark, so I always treat...

I have found them in the bark, so I always treat the media too, which should get the roots as well. Failing that, I re-pot and clean the whole plant. But a systemic with imidacloprid should work.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-13-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,176
Posted By silken
Congrats on the blooms! They look great. I...

Congrats on the blooms! They look great. I remember your first bud...

I grow lots of Catts in fairly low humidity and they survive and most bloom.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-13-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By silken
Most definitely. Strange that a systemic...

Most definitely. Strange that a systemic wouldn't take care of that. What systemic did you use?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-12-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By silken
The roots look OK to me, slightly damp but soon...

The roots look OK to me, slightly damp but soon needing watering. However the leaves are either getting direct heat or sun or something else is killing them off. I would remove the dead stuff back...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-10-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,566
Posted By silken
Very nice. I have a purple one also, but not...

Very nice. I have a purple one also, but not quite that dark.
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 11-10-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By silken
Lovely. Mine has 2 large spikes so hope to have...

Lovely. Mine has 2 large spikes so hope to have blooms soon too.

cbuchman, they do seem to shed leaves when u-happy. As Tindomul suggested, they don't like excess heat or drying out too much. ...
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