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Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-07-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Paul
Options: 1) Switch to a less organic mix -- one...

Options:
1) Switch to a less organic mix -- one that drains better and dries out faster. (Yes this does mean you may need to water more often but the drying out will be an issue for the larvae.)
...
Forum: Pet Depot 09-29-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,275
Posted By Paul
Are you sure that isn't a "bun" pan? ...

Are you sure that isn't a "bun" pan? :biggrin:
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-23-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Paul
If nudibranches (aka sea slugs) were flowers ...

Then they would be borne aloft on the spikes of some Habenaria like this one:

Habenaria erichmichaelii
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-02-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Paul
"not secure" ...

I don't recall seeing a message of "Not secure" in OB's address line/box (the web search window might be another way of referring to it) at the top of the window just below the tab.

Not the...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-02-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Paul
Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-02-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,878
Posted By Paul
If the OP has a chilly room or windowsill for the...

If the OP has a chilly room or windowsill for the winter, I'd say reduce watering more than 90%. Mine gets no more than mere sips once or twice a month in the winter -- just enough to keep the canes...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 09-02-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,166
Posted By Paul
Still have yet to succeed getting mine to bloom. ...

Still have yet to succeed getting mine to bloom. *sigh* I'll have to just live vicariously through you.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 08-25-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By Paul
I have grown a number of plants in pure sphag --...

I have grown a number of plants in pure sphag -- including phals and catts. In all but one case, I leave the sphag only lightly pressed into the pot. ( I will note, I never tightly pack down my...
Forum: Identification Forum 08-24-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By Paul
I concur with the others' tentative IDs as well...

I concur with the others' tentative IDs as well as the caution voiced by Ray and Katrina. Your plants will forever be NoIDs (no ID plants). There are simply too many lookalike hybrids out there and...
Forum: Georgia - NGOS 08-16-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By Paul
LOL Small world. Tell Kevin that Paul from...

LOL Small world. Tell Kevin that Paul from Terra Forums (a carnivorous plant forum) said "hi"!

(Wonder if he is keeping his personal Jewelbox 'Dark Waters there or at home? )
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 08-12-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By Paul
Very nice Piaranthus, btw, Katrina!

Very nice Piaranthus, btw, Katrina!
Forum: Orchid Lounge 08-11-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By Paul
There was some paper in the box as well as a...

There was some paper in the box as well as a rigid plastic container within the box. Needless to say it was completely shattered. The box itself was a typical sturdy shipping box.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 08-11-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By Paul
Really like the Larryleachia and the orange...

Really like the Larryleachia and the orange flowered one. Did you get the zebrina and schneid from me some years back?
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 08-11-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,236
Posted By Paul
I thought so, too :) No, not...

I thought so, too :)



No, not really. And really not surprising either as the foliage of lobbii and parishii is pretty much the same.



That is correct
Forum: Orchid Lounge 08-10-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By Paul
USPS ... shipped with "Tender, Loving, Care"

A very generous member sent me a plant division. The plant, amazingly, arrived in great shape ... Have a look at the box. (I strongly suspect it started off cube-shaped.......)
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 08-05-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By Paul
By way of example

By way of example
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 08-05-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,365
Posted By Paul
Ah, that is one i wish to try once again. Had...

Ah, that is one i wish to try once again. Had one years ago but lost it. One of these days if I find a good trade or sale .......
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 07-25-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By Paul
Gorgeous, John!

Gorgeous, John!
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 07-06-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,204
Posted By Paul
Ultimately? Simple answer ... it depends. As...

Ultimately? Simple answer ... it depends. As Camille has pointed out, the types of orchids chosen will determine what is more important.




The Phals, Lcs and Catts can easily handle much...
Forum: Scientific Matters 06-30-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Paul
For the sake of clarity, a slight elaboration of...

For the sake of clarity, a slight elaboration of what Ray wrote:

"There are three routes for sexual reproduction for a cross to still be a species ......"

Just thought it best to mention as...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-29-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By Paul
Rather than reiterate good info that already...

Rather than reiterate good info that already exists, I suggest you start by reading through the posts here: An Orchid Buyer's Guide for Beginners...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-16-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,863
Posted By Paul
The fans in my tank are simply PC fans I removed...

The fans in my tank are simply PC fans I removed from dead computers. They have been running 24/7 for 5+ yrs now. Not bad for a bunch of fans which had already seen prior use in the computers...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 06-15-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,863
Posted By Paul
1) As far as purchasing a tank goes, if you...

1) As far as purchasing a tank goes, if you aren't in a rush, I would suggest checking out CraigsList and even your local thriftstores -- Salvation Army/GoodWill. (The latter are less likely to be...
Forum: Identification Forum 05-28-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By Paul
Unfortunately, as you are likely already aware,...

Unfortunately, as you are likely already aware, any guesses will be just that ... a guess. Your orchid will forever be a NoID. (But one which is a great bloomer for you. :) )
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-24-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,309
Posted By Paul
This is a common practice in many hort fields. I...

This is a common practice in many hort fields. I see it a lot in carnivorous plant circles, for instance. (Kind find it irksome, personally. Cultivar makes more sense to use when talking about a...
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