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Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Today, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By fishmom
My Purple Splash grows indoors in the winter,...

My Purple Splash grows indoors in the winter, watered all year but a little dryer in the winter. It is a generous bloomer--enjoy.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 10-13-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By fishmom
Lovely, both of them. Welcome! Hope you are not...

Lovely, both of them. Welcome! Hope you are not being affected by the smoke!
Forum: Hybrids 10-12-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By fishmom
Very nice--that is a happy plant. Your leaves...

Very nice--that is a happy plant. Your leaves are in good condition also. Good growing.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 10-11-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By fishmom
What a cutie! Certainly worth all the effort...

What a cutie! Certainly worth all the effort you've put in.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-09-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By fishmom
Gorgeous color!

Gorgeous color!
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 10-08-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,691
Posted By fishmom
Yes, that spray (alcohol, water, soap) is safe...

Yes, that spray (alcohol, water, soap) is safe for any orchid, to the best of my knowledge. (At least any I grow, as I have used it.)


Regarding S/H, you will need to provide a dryer season for...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 10-08-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,691
Posted By fishmom
Don't trim roots unless they are truly rotten,...

Don't trim roots unless they are truly rotten, black, mushy, etc. Even the core of the root, the wiry part inside the white outside, works to transfer water to the plant and to stabilize the plant...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 10-08-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,691
Posted By fishmom
This is a nobile-type dendrobium, so losing its...

This is a nobile-type dendrobium, so losing its leaves normally happens before blooming. Here is a link to a bit of information: Dendrobium Oriental Smile '''Fantasy''' AD/AOS - OrchidWeb...
Forum: Hybrids 09-22-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By fishmom
Is that magenta on the BOTTOM of the lip? Wow! ...

Is that magenta on the BOTTOM of the lip? Wow! Just beautiful!
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 09-21-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By fishmom
Lovely rich colors!

Lovely rich colors!
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 09-20-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By fishmom
Welcome! You have some great orchid growers in...

Welcome! You have some great orchid growers in Australia. Have you found a local orchid society yet? That would be a great place to indulge your new passion and get lots of excellent information!
Forum: News, Updates & Feedback 09-17-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By fishmom
Dolly, don't doubt yourself. You have lots of...

Dolly, don't doubt yourself. You have lots of experience and good advice to give, even if it is not always in agreement with what comes from someone else. I always welcome your posts!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-12-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By fishmom
Pretty bloom, and look at those roots! Great...

Pretty bloom, and look at those roots! Great growing there.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-05-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By fishmom
Excellent! Good Luck!

Excellent! Good Luck!
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 09-05-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,989
Posted By fishmom
They are beautiful!

They are beautiful!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-02-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By fishmom
Both blooms are lovely. Good luck getting...

Both blooms are lovely. Good luck getting through the storm, OrchidBro.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-02-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By fishmom
I have a "not secure" icon for this site. If I...

I have a "not secure" icon for this site. If I click on the icon, it gives more information. The site does not support encryption; information submitted to the site could be seen by others while in...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-23-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By fishmom
It looks like you have some nice, healthy roots...

It looks like you have some nice, healthy roots there, and some that are showing past damage. Not every root loss is due to rot. Roots which have dried out too much do not usually turn green again,...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-21-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By fishmom
Regarding showing and judging orchids, I suggest...

Regarding showing and judging orchids, I suggest you join an orchid society. Most of them will have a "show and tell" time when members bring blooming orchids to show off. Members who are...
Forum: Identification Forum 08-21-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By fishmom
The first plant is definitely a phal, very...

The first plant is definitely a phal, very pretty. The second looks like a zygo to me, and your leaves are in good shape, not all full of spots like zygos so often are. The third looks like a Den. ...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 08-20-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By fishmom
I too have had good luck with placing Terro on...

I too have had good luck with placing Terro on the benches outside, but not in a greenhouse and not sprinkled in pots. I have gone so far as to put containers of bait laying on top of the medium in...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-20-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By fishmom
Mistlebee, please don't cut the roots on that...

Mistlebee, please don't cut the roots on that plant. Even if the outside velamin is damaged, the root core inside can still take up water to hydrate the plant, as Roberta says. The stability issue...
Forum: Propagation 08-17-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By fishmom
Flasking Programs ...

Flasking Programs (https://lab.troymeyers.com/flasking/article.php?about=Flasking_Programs)


Link to Troy Meyers pages.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 08-17-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By fishmom
Lovely!

Lovely!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-14-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By fishmom
Take Roberta's advice. Your plant is much better...

Take Roberta's advice. Your plant is much better off following its own inclinations. It looks nice and healthy, so you are providing good culture. Keep it up.
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