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Forum: Member Projects 04-01-2017, 08:03 PM
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Posted By gngrhill
Thank you ES, for your excellent info. My...

Thank you ES, for your excellent info. My humidity is running 70 percent since I changed my humidifier filters :). I changed my heater settings to 72F days and 62F nights. I know that's not much of...
Forum: Member Projects 03-31-2017, 12:04 AM
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Posted By gngrhill
I don't know if I want to try again . Apparently...

I don't know if I want to try again . Apparently I don't have the right conditions or I'm doing something wrong.
It's kind of up the same alley as my mini purple which I know you have had good luck...
Forum: Member Projects 03-28-2017, 11:11 PM
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Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
The one that was mounted is the one that died. ...

The one that was mounted is the one that died. the other was bare root when I got it and I potted it in a small plastic pot. It has a tiny new growth started, but just does not look thrifty.
ES,...
Forum: Member Projects 03-27-2017, 11:50 PM
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Posted By gngrhill
My one that died was originally mounted, but when...

My one that died was originally mounted, but when I noticed the newest roots drying up when they attached to the mount I figured It was not damp enough, so I potted it up and no new roots started and...
Forum: Member Projects 03-26-2017, 06:03 PM
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Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
I am finding mine challenging to grow. I got two...

I am finding mine challenging to grow. I got two and one has slipped away, the other is trying, but suffering.I don't know what I'm doing wrong, but I'm still trying.
Forum: Member Projects 02-26-2017, 08:59 AM
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Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
I have a mini purple I got in 2014 and it is...

I have a mini purple I got in 2014 and it is still not looking like it's going to bloom any time soon. It does put up a new growth yearly. It is in a basket with lava rock also, but it just doesn't...
Forum: Member Projects 11-27-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
My one I had mounted on the rock was not doing...

My one I had mounted on the rock was not doing well so I took it off the mount and put it in a pot with bark. The biggest root turned black so I took it off and the new roots were all stubby and not...
Forum: Member Projects 10-10-2016, 12:07 AM
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Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
both of mine have little new growths about 1 inch...

both of mine have little new growths about 1 inch tall and those new growth are growing roots. They are pretty tiny right now, but are growing pretty quickly.
Forum: Member Projects 10-08-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 440
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Posted By gngrhill
both of the walkers I got had few to no viable...

both of the walkers I got had few to no viable roots. They do seem to be very hardy and quick growing plants. Both now have several small new roots and each has a new growth.
Forum: Member Projects 09-30-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
I don't see an old spike, but it has a nice new...

I don't see an old spike, but it has a nice new growth that I don't think shows in the picture. It seems like it must be close to blooming size.
Forum: Member Projects 09-30-2016, 12:44 AM
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Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
Robert Strait

Got it yesterday. Looks pretty good, but it is much larger than either of my walkerianas. I wasn't expecting that.:biggrin:

For reference, that picture on the wall behind it is 12"x12"
Forum: Member Projects 09-27-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
[QUOTE=Orchid Whisperer;816962]Wow - I have had a...

[QUOTE=Orchid Whisperer;816962]Wow - I have had a C. Wayndora for 30+ years, now I have some walkerianas. Maybe I can re-make C. Memoria Robert Strait?

Great idea. sign me up for a seedling, too...
Forum: Member Projects 09-26-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
Ebay has a few. don't know if they are anything...

Ebay has a few. don't know if they are anything you would be interested in, but I just ordered a C. Memorial Robert Strait. (C. walkeriana x C. wayndora ) Should be here Thursday. I'll let you all...
Forum: Member Projects 09-26-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
So, as I read and you quoted, they are still...

So, as I read and you quoted, they are still doing business and their sale plants are still available. At least for now. I have gotten several plants from them at the Amherst Orchid Society sale in...
Forum: Member Projects 09-25-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
I see these posts about J&L closing, I was just...

I see these posts about J&L closing, I was just on their website and it doesn't say anything on there about closing. Do you all know something I don't ??
Forum: Member Projects 09-22-2016, 11:13 PM
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Posted By gngrhill
I don't either

I don't either
Forum: Member Projects 09-19-2016, 05:30 PM
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Posted By gngrhill
Very cool

Very cool
Forum: Member Projects 09-01-2016, 05:16 PM
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Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
Mounting final

Here it is........What do you think ?? I put a little moss under it to help it to not dry out too much. I plan on misting the roots every day. I have been dunking it twice a day bare root in a clay...
Forum: Member Projects 08-29-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
for orchid whisperer

I did the vinegar thing, no bubbles. Attached are the closest pictures I can get with my equipment. The base I first thought was granite, but it seems to be a mixture of different types that were...
Forum: Member Projects 08-25-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
First photo is of my walkeriana, Carmela with...

First photo is of my walkeriana, Carmela with it's one little 1/2 inch root., the second is my unnamed walkeriana with 2 live roots and one little new root and the third is the rock I plan on...
Forum: Member Projects 08-24-2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
I actually have a rock, not sure what it is, but...

I actually have a rock, not sure what it is, but it's mounted on top of a piece of granite. I plan on mounting one of mine on that as soon as the roots look like they might survive.
Forum: Member Projects 08-21-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
Gorgeous pictures, Bil. I can only dream

Gorgeous pictures, Bil. I can only dream
Forum: Member Projects 08-19-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
Ubada, that looks very healthy. I was just...

Ubada, that looks very healthy. I was just thinking of how you would pot something like that with that really long rhizome ? I'd love to see a picture of it potted to see how you did that. I have a...
Forum: Member Projects 08-16-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
Both of my rootless wonders are bare root in a...

Both of my rootless wonders are bare root in a clay pot (together) and I dunk the roots every morning and again when I get home from work. The first one has 2 iffy roots the second one has a half...
Forum: Member Projects 08-15-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 64,592
Posted By gngrhill
A new walkeriana for me

When I thought I might not keep the one I had alive, I ordered a Carmela from a different ebay seller. I was shocked when I received it as it has a tiny new growth and ONE new root growing from the...
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