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Forum: Advanced Discussion 08-02-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,093
Posted By camille1585
Thank you all for your help and suggestions!! I...

Thank you all for your help and suggestions!!
I gave up on the cone idea, I had assumed that they were readily available in garden centers like they are in france, but apparently not. And I just...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 07-30-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By camille1585
Many, many horticultural businesses use UV to...

Many, many horticultural businesses use UV to kill pathogens in water. All those growers who use ebb and flow to water their plants will drain it back into tanks to recycle, otherwise it costs way...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-29-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,093
Posted By camille1585
The Catasetum is potted in pure sphagnum, which...

The Catasetum is potted in pure sphagnum, which wicks water rather well and is why I had the idea for the cone.

As much as I would love to set up some watering system for it and other orchids,...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-29-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,093
Posted By camille1585
Need help, going on a long vacation with no plant sitter

I know that there are countless threads on this topic, but have some more specific questions, namely, how make sure my Neofinetia collection and lone Catasetum survive this, as this is their first...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-28-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By camille1585
I don' know if I'm dense or what, but I have...

I don' know if I'm dense or what, but I have absolutely no idea what you are talking about. I was assuming that you meant that replies to PMs don't get saved, but since there's a 'sent' folder where...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-26-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By camille1585
There was actually a whole thread on this topic...

There was actually a whole thread on this topic 1-2 years back, from someone in Florida I believe who had several dehumidifiers which generated a lot of water. The conclusions from that discussion...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-25-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By camille1585
Max ten is a water hog in the growing season, so...

Max ten is a water hog in the growing season, so the other possibility is that coarse bark, even with sphagnum mixed in, is too dry for it. I have mine in a medium-fine sized bark, and often leave...
Forum: Scientific Matters 07-23-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,006
Posted By camille1585
I too was curious about the data. I have access...

I too was curious about the data. I have access to a lot of the scientific literature behind the paywalls, and despite the results being the fruit of 20-30 years of research through the Chinese...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-20-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By camille1585
It's not ususual either for these sort of hybrid...

It's not ususual either for these sort of hybrid Phals to skip flowering the first blooming season after purchase. Possibly because the plants were pampered in a comemrcial greenhouse and grew +...
Forum: Hybrids 07-18-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By camille1585
I'm French and lived in Lyon for a number of...

I'm French and lived in Lyon for a number of years before settling in the Netherlands for university, 10 years ago. Prangins was quite well known in the Lyon orchid community since it happened to...
Forum: Hybrids 07-18-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By camille1585
Great looking plants!!!! I'm jealous you got to...

Great looking plants!!!! I'm jealous you got to go to Prangins, I've heard so much about it. I was in Nyon for work 2 years ago, and if my work obligations had finished earlier than they did each...
Forum: Bulbophyllum Alliance 07-17-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By camille1585
I'm not very familar with Bulbos in general, so...

I'm not very familar with Bulbos in general, so can't offer much help. You could try contacting Roelke orchideen in Germany, I know that they order a lot of plants from Asia and South America and I...
Forum: Scientific Matters 07-17-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,006
Posted By camille1585
I've had to think a bit about how best to respond...

I've had to think a bit about how best to respond to this. I'm going to have to step in and defend Ray here (though I don't think he needs my help to do that). He is one of the few people here with...
Forum: Scientific Matters 07-17-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,006
Posted By camille1585
I guess you must have found the right method, but...

I guess you must have found the right method, but linking a post is done the same way as linking to any other website: create a new post (and not quick reply) and click the little globe icon with a...
Forum: Scientific Matters 07-15-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,006
Posted By camille1585
My boss loves testing all sorts of far-fetched...

My boss loves testing all sorts of far-fetched sounding ideas to see if we can increase plant yields, and electro-stimulated plant growth ended up in the pile of highly experimental project ideas...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-12-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By camille1585
If they're drying out, then yes you can water...

If they're drying out, then yes you can water more often. The important thing is to water when the plant needs it, and not according to a fixed schedule.
Forum: Identification Forum 07-10-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By camille1585
A lot of big commercial nurseries use trade names...

A lot of big commercial nurseries use trade names for their varieties rather than registered names, even if that plant has an official registered name. But more often than not, mass market Phals only...
Forum: News, Updates & Feedback 07-10-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,369
Posted By camille1585
I'm not an expert on regulatory matters but...

I'm not an expert on regulatory matters but normally whether the UK is in or out of the EU, or now versus sometime before, doesn't make a difference in terms of plant imports. Right now you can still...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-10-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By camille1585
I agree with Roberta, not feeding for a couple...

I agree with Roberta, not feeding for a couple months generally won't have a noticeable effect on orchids, they grow too slowly and need too little food. Maybe they grow a bit slower and make less...
Forum: Member Projects 07-09-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,154
Posted By camille1585
I went through the other candidates again today...

I went through the other candidates again today (it's my weekly day off) and could add back 1-2 of them, and also found 2 new ones to add to the list by working backwards off US vendors. I'm going...
Forum: Member Projects 07-09-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,154
Posted By camille1585
I understand that you really would like one of...

I understand that you really would like one of these as project plant, but I didn't feel that it was a viable option. Because it's so new in cultivation, few vendors have them (the US is...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-08-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By camille1585
As you are a relatively new member, I would like...

As you are a relatively new member, I would like to inform you, if you haven't read the forum rules, that posts that are rude or disrespectful are not tolerated on orchidboard. You are of course...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-08-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By camille1585
From what I've seen during weekends, it's dry...

From what I've seen during weekends, it's dry within a couple hours, especially at this time of year. I tried to find more information online, and it could have been the combination of heat and low...
Forum: Member Projects 07-08-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,154
Posted By camille1585
Yes, picking a genus before suggesting plants is...

Yes, picking a genus before suggesting plants is another way to do it. But since the last project was already that type (rupiculous Laelias) I thought it could be good to go back to the general way....
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-08-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By camille1585
We had a mini heat wave 2 weeks ago, and the...

We had a mini heat wave 2 weeks ago, and the temperature in my living room was around 30C (mid 80s F) for about a week, maybe higher in the afternoons, but wasn't home to see it. The night...
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