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Search: Posts Made By: catherinecarney
Forum: Member Projects 10-26-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Thank you Leafmite! I don't really need more...

Thank you Leafmite! I don't really need more orchids, but couldn't pass up the walkerianas (and others)....BTW, one of the nice things about being single is not having to worry about spousal issues...
Forum: Member Projects 10-26-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
So, went into Lowe's to pick up orchid bark today...

So, went into Lowe's to pick up orchid bark today (the one in Heath with the bag babies) and came home with three more walkeriana semi alba 'Carmela.' Not that I needed more orchids, but these were...
Forum: Member Projects 10-08-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Good to know your new walkerianas are growing...

Good to know your new walkerianas are growing roots!

Mine has also proven tough and fast growing. One nice new growth since I got it, and it's already starting another one. Roots are pretty short...
Forum: Member Projects 09-27-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
I have a walkeriana primary hybrid--C. Sierra...

I have a walkeriana primary hybrid--C. Sierra Doll x walkeriana--lovely pink flowers in late winter/early spring (when we're in the stuck in the last grey days of winter and want to see color), nice...
Forum: Member Projects 09-02-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Nice mount!

Nice mount!
Forum: Member Projects 08-25-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Estacion seca--I agree that plants (pretty much...

Estacion seca--I agree that plants (pretty much all living things, really) grow in areas where they are best adapted to the conditions and therefore outcompete other organisms in those particular...
Forum: Member Projects 08-25-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
I found a short article on walkeriana that...

I found a short article on walkeriana that includes pix of it (and other orchids associated with it) in the wild.....Here's the link if anyone is interested:

Brazilian Orchids - Orchid News 33...
Forum: Member Projects 08-23-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Interesting! I have a couple of large (8"...

Interesting! I have a couple of large (8" diameter and approx 2" high) chunks of lava rock--maybe I should look at mounting my walkeriana on one of them....Looks like it's time for more research.
Forum: Member Projects 08-23-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Looking good, Leafmite! I hadn't thought of...

Looking good, Leafmite!

I hadn't thought of trying lava rock with mine--and I still have half a bag of it (leftovers from use as filter substrates in aquariums)....I might just have to find...
Forum: Member Projects 08-23-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Good it's growing another lead! Mine is...

Good it's growing another lead!

Mine is still growing strong--just one lead, no new roots yet. Growth definitely took a huge jump forward during the rainy days we had last week. I hope to get it...
Forum: Member Projects 08-16-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
I'm in north central Ohio, so yup, plenty of...

I'm in north central Ohio, so yup, plenty of native hardwoods.

I haven't had issues with growth inhibitors from my black walnut mounts, but I'll keep an eye out and move to another wood if they do...
Forum: Member Projects 08-16-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
I'm fortunate to have access to good wood and...

I'm fortunate to have access to good wood and bark here for mounts on my own property. The thick, textured bark of things like osage orange and black walnut works well. Plenty of ash bark around...
Forum: Member Projects 08-16-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
BillieG-- Glad you joined up! I'm a...

BillieG--

Glad you joined up!

I'm a windowsill grower during the colder months (September through April) and grow the rest of the year outdoors on a shaded porch. I too thought potted was the...
Forum: Member Projects 08-16-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
My bag baby I got from Lowe's earlier this summer...

My bag baby I got from Lowe's earlier this summer has a nice new lead growing. No new roots yet, but the original pb's have plumped up and the sound roots it started with are hanging in there.
...
Forum: Member Projects 07-24-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Thank you Orchid Whisperer! I'd been debating...

Thank you Orchid Whisperer! I'd been debating whether to go ahead and mount while the weather is warm and humid. Seems like all the orchids I grow take off during the summer and put on plenty of new...
Forum: Member Projects 07-24-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Leucadian--nice flowers! Congratulations! ...

Leucadian--nice flowers! Congratulations!

I'm finding with mine that it doesn't like damp at all--I'm definitely going to put mine on a mount sooner rather than later. I'm waiting for the new...
Forum: Member Projects 07-19-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Just took a close look at my bag baby walkeriana...

Just took a close look at my bag baby walkeriana and it's not only growing new roots, but looks like it's got new growth as well.

It's on a shaded south facing porch with the rest of the orchids...
Forum: Member Projects 06-16-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
I have a walkeriana cross that I love (Slc....

I have a walkeriana cross that I love (Slc. Sierra Doll, which is a cross of Slc. Pink Doll with walkeriana) for the color and the fragrance. It has bloomed for me and it's not much bigger than this...
Forum: Member Projects 06-16-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
No need to apologize--I'm the one that should...

No need to apologize--I'm the one that should apologize for not having pix.....

Mine has 5 healthy pseudobulbs, the largest is about the size of my thumb. The leaves were a bit "soft" when I...
Forum: Member Projects 06-16-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Sorry I don't have pix right now--no camera, no...

Sorry I don't have pix right now--no camera, no cell phone, and my daughter (the techie in the family) doesn't get back from camp until the beginning of July...You know, one of these days I might...
Forum: Member Projects 06-16-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 91,858
Posted By catherinecarney
Looks like I'm joining the fun (thanks,...

Looks like I'm joining the fun (thanks, Leafmite). Just found a C. walkeriana semi-alba Carmela at Lowe's for $6.98. It's in a 2" pot, so probably a few years from blooming....

Haven't decided if...
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