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Forum: Propagation 02-18-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By SunnySmiles
I realize I'm a bit late and you didn't actually...

I realize I'm a bit late and you didn't actually have troubles with the pH in the end - but maybe useful for future reference?
I've never done this for orchids, but when we do micropropagation at...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 10-31-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By SunnySmiles
Welcome Mimi! I've only recently joined here...

Welcome Mimi!

I've only recently joined here myself and have already learned a lot. My experience has been that people are very helpful and friendly, and there is a wealth of information on all...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-26-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By SunnySmiles
Thank you for the advice, Roberta! I envy your...

Thank you for the advice, Roberta! I envy your growing conditions - even being in the warmer part of the UK is nothing like California, unfortunately! I'm quite limited for space indoors, but as you...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By SunnySmiles
Thank you, that's a great idea! I'll see if I can...

Thank you, that's a great idea! I'll see if I can find one of these.

I actually went out and got my Promenaea today - and also a few others, who ever left an orchid nursery with just one plant?...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-25-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By SunnySmiles
Thank you, that's really helpful! The spot where...

Thank you, that's really helpful! The spot where I am planning to put it is quite bright, but if it should struggle I do have artificial lighting that could go up there just in case.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-24-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By SunnySmiles
Thank you, Afid! I am a bit concerned about...

Thank you, Afid! I am a bit concerned about humidity, unfortunately have no way of measuring it at the moment. I'll need to see if I can pick up a cheap hygrometer somewhere - but with central...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-24-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By SunnySmiles
Experiences with Promenaea?

Hey folks,

I have recently fallen in love with Promenaeas and was wondering if anyone has experiences with them?

I've done a bit of research and I am quite hopeful that they would do well in...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-24-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By SunnySmiles
Hi guys! A quick update on the Phal that I...

Hi guys!

A quick update on the Phal that I was worried about a while back - it's blooming now and quite happy, apart from the very unsightly scorch marks on the leaves.. But the flowers are...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-30-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By SunnySmiles
I totally understand your enthusiasm! The first...

I totally understand your enthusiasm! The first orchid nursery I went to was Orchideengarten Karge in Germany, which is only about half an hour from where I grew up. If you ever get a chance to go -...
Forum: Pet Depot 09-29-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,181
Posted By SunnySmiles
Hahaha, of course! Quite right :biggrin:

Hahaha, of course! Quite right :biggrin:
Forum: Identification Forum 09-28-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By SunnySmiles
I think that's it Ray! I compared with my...

I think that's it Ray! I compared with my pictures and that looks just like it.

Unfortunately my few shots are poor quality and I didn't get a picture of the roots, but comparing it with all the...
Forum: Identification Forum 09-28-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By SunnySmiles
As far I recall the leaves were fairly smooth...

As far I recall the leaves were fairly smooth apart from the midrib - at least not as deeply ridged as for Gongora - but I'll keep looking! It definitely is a lovely one :)
Forum: Identification Forum 09-28-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By SunnySmiles
Smile Seen unlabelled at a Botanical Garden

Heya :)

I've seen this one last week at a botanical garden, unfortunately without a label. It was growing in the tropical zone attached to the bark of a tree (by means of a cut-up pantyhose -...
Forum: Pet Depot 09-28-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,181
Posted By SunnySmiles
Haha nicely phrased! ;) He is a beauty!

Haha nicely phrased! ;) He is a beauty!
Forum: Pet Depot 09-27-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,181
Posted By SunnySmiles
He always is that pleased with himself when doing...

He always is that pleased with himself when doing things he knows very well that he shouldn't be doing ;)
Forum: Pet Depot 09-27-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,181
Posted By SunnySmiles
This may not qualify as a box, but... here is my...

This may not qualify as a box, but... here is my lil weirdo Dante sitting in a cake tin! :biggrin:
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-25-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By SunnySmiles
Oh thank you that IS really helpful! I didn't...

Oh thank you that IS really helpful! I didn't know there were orchid societies in Cornwall at all, and Truro actually isn't that far from here. And I will definitely check out British Orchid Council...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-25-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By SunnySmiles
Thank you guys! I only just moved here and am...

Thank you guys! I only just moved here and am still trying to find my feet. I used to work in a large garden centre / nursery and was spoilt for choice, but will definitely have a look on suggested...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-24-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By SunnySmiles
Smile Suggestion for orchid sundries mail-order in UK?

Hi all,

Does anyone have a suggestion for a mail-order shop in the UK that has a good selection of orchid-related sundries? (Continental Europe would be grand as well if shipping is not madly...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-23-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By SunnySmiles
Thank you Camille! I will treat it well and...

Thank you Camille!

I will treat it well and hopefully it'll grow normally again. If all the buds actually open I will post a picture :)
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 09-23-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By SunnySmiles
Thank you! I actually posted a question...

Thank you!
I actually posted a question regarding sad Phal and already got help - I think I've come to the right place here :)
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-23-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By SunnySmiles
Thanks for the answer, that is relieving! I had...

Thanks for the answer, that is relieving! I had feared it may be some sort of virus.
It could well have been too bright where it was placed before - I think the window at my Mum's place is...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-22-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By SunnySmiles
Help please: Phalaenopsis NOID with pale, thin leaves

Hiya folks!

Two years ago I bought a Phal hybrid at a garden centre, it has lived with my Mum for a bit and I only got it back a couple weeks ago.

Something happened with the leaves - they are...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 09-22-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By SunnySmiles
Smile A sunny Hello from cloudy Cornwall

Hello everyone! :)

Here on the net my name is Sunny, recently moved from Germany to Cornwall to study for a degree in Horticulture! Unfortunately, moving meant that I had to leave most of my...
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