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Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-23-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Eny. Golden Sunburst

Are Eny Golden Sunburst vigorous growers? I just purchased one with two growths that have not mature. The plant is young and is fairly dehydrated. It does have some good roots on the surface of the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-19-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Precocious C. White Reception?

Watering my orchids today and I see something that in my limited experience isn't possible. I have a Better-gro 2" C. White Reception 'NN' in semi-hydro since the middle of July. It's just starting...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-16-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Rhyncattleanthe Dick Smith - Is it vigorous grower?

I just a Rhyncattleanthe Dick Smith 'Paradise' Better-gro Bag orchid. It had a new growth on it but had several of its pbulbs buried. Examining it the roots we in rough shape (few and no active...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-11-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
As a newbie myself so I can only tell you what...

As a newbie myself so I can only tell you what I've been told. A general "rule of thumb" with Cattleyas (which Potinaras are), is to wait until you see new root growth. Some Catts put out new roots...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-01-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
C. War Paint repot timing??

I have a question about reporting a C. War Paint. Since it has Gur aurantiacsa (50%) as one of its parents, would it dump all of its roots if disturbed?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-22-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Growing new roots on a Latouria Den. Hybred

I purchased a 'rescue' Dendrobium Fire Wings from Lowes. It was mislabeled Bl Yellow Bird (not). Searching around I found a Brassavola labeled Den Fire Wings. When I got it home I discovered that...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-11-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
I've repotted the Bl Yellow Bird in a leca/bark...

I've repotted the Bl Yellow Bird in a leca/bark mix (heavier on the leca) in a clear pot with an air cone/side ventilation. It's a bit over potted but the bottom of the pot up to the top of the air...
Forum: Pet Depot 10-09-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,350
I have a shameless brag now but T'Pol now has her...

I have a shameless brag now but T'Pol now has her PACH (Preferred Agility Championship) at age 10 years and is retired from competing in agility. She is "officially" per the AKC, PACH Idylls Ode To...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-09-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Bl Yellow Bird Is it too late in the year for repot?

Hello everyone,

Its been a while since I've posted but I have a question about my new Bl Yellow Bird. Its a 'bag baby' from a local big box outlet and I'm thinking from past experience is that the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-16-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 774
Gur. Why Not potting question

I have a question on potting up a Gur (Ctna) Why Not seedling "bag baby". From my research I know that one of it's parent stock is a bifoliate which means its a fussy boots about having its roots...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-03-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
What is this structure?

I purchased this Better Gro "Bag baby" labeled Cth Tzeng-Wen Free "Golden Phoenix" yesterday at Lowe's. It has two new growths on it but it also has this structure. Is it a misshapen bulb that grew...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-29-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
I'm so glad you asked this question. I live in...

I'm so glad you asked this question. I live in the states and we've had a very cool wet or overcast spring until this weekend when it went from that type of weather to heat plus high humidity (think...
Forum: Pet Depot 06-05-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,350
I haven't been on the forum lately because I've...

I haven't been on the forum lately because I've been playing in agility with the Heathen Twins.

I have to brag on my Cardigan Welsh Corgi girl T'Pol who will be turning 10 years old on June 6. In...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-03-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 934
The name game of Oncidium Intergenerics

I just purchased another Oncidium intergeneric in spike (buds but no flowers - assuming they don't blast do to environment change ). The label says Ons. Wildcat 'Wite Fairy' (a misprint meaning White...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 04-14-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Scale - Oh my!

I went to my first orchid society meeting this afternoon. They had some left over plants from their booth from the flower show there. They were selling them at a knock down price of $10 each. I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-11-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Thanks everyone for input. Sorry I haven't...

Thanks everyone for input. Sorry I haven't responded sooner. It's my busy time of the year with dog oriented activities (volunteering time to teach folks how to train their dogs, 4-H dog training,...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 03-27-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,494
An easier way of removing sphagnum from fine roots?

Ok. As a newbie I know sphagnum moss as "stand alone" media only last a year or so especially when dealing with an Ocidium orchid that needs its roots moist. So when I purchased my Oncidium Heaven...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-26-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Unsure if this purchase was a good choice.

Last Tuesday (19 March) I decided to purchase an Onc. Twinkle 'Fragrance Fantasy' from a vendor on Amazon. I had been looking for one since the weather had turned better but couldn't find any via any...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 03-05-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,032
Spring fever in overdrive

Being in a part of the country where the only orchids readily available are Phals, I await impatiently for spring and warmer weather so that I can order something easy to care for in the home on a...
Forum: Pet Depot 03-03-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,294
This particular event was called Step Into...

This particular event was called Step Into Storybooks. A program to encourage very young children to read. There were a number of different "stations" to get young children and their parents...
Forum: Pet Depot 03-03-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,294
Volunteer work with my dog

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Being part of a kennel club, we do community outreach/education with our dogs. My three year old Cardigan Welsh Corgi (Brogan) greets this little one yesterday at one of the local grade...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-24-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
Right now the rescue Catt in Leca is been kept...

Right now the rescue Catt in Leca is been kept in a higher humidity ICU type environment so the Leca dries a bit slower.

The plant's bulbs were very dehydrated when purchased a little over a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-23-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
All of these I only have had for a couple of...

All of these I only have had for a couple of months and were bag babies.

The first is in a 4" w x6" l x 4"d clear plastic quart food container with hold drilled bottom/sides*. It is in bark mix...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-22-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
I am a newbie myself but I would repot. Who knows...

I am a newbie myself but I would repot. Who knows how long its been in that moss. Even if the moss was in good shape because of the rot, it now carries the pathogens that caused the root rot. It is...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-22-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Beging new to orchids myself and having had a...

Beging new to orchids myself and having had a Phal lose all its roots I can identify with your problem.

First of all, don't cut anything until you hear from some of the more experienced growers....
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