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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-23-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By farley101
Cattleya Penang 'Black Caesar' AM/AOS (Nigrella x bowringiana)

Picked this one up about a year ago from Waldor after Kim had given it a glowing review. It has done well, putting out 2 mature growths and 1 new growth that is very close to mature. Seems like this...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-23-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By farley101
As a bonus, this seems to be a twice a year...

As a bonus, this seems to be a twice a year bloomer! The jasmine scent is very pronounced this time, fills my living room. There is currently a battle for scent supremacy between this plant and an...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-23-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By farley101
Ray, thanks for the heads up on that, late night...

Ray, thanks for the heads up on that, late night typing after cocktails doesn't help with copy editing, fixed (again, how embarrassing, was trying to do it on my phone this AM and made it worse I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-22-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By farley101
Paph bloom retention question

Wondering what is the usual time for a paph bloom to stick around is. I have 2 different paphs, Paph Tropical Magic and Hinsying Alien - (Paph. Supersuk 'Eureka' AM/AOS x Paph. Raisin Pie 'Hsinying')...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-20-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By farley101
Good to hear you're having success! I (knock on...

Good to hear you're having success! I (knock on wood) can say the same for a lot of what I'm growing. Some hiccups along the way but for the most part I've "lucked" into success. Having weeks of FL...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 08-19-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,748
Posted By farley101
This thread seems to have gone off the rails into...

This thread seems to have gone off the rails into the corn field! 🤣

Rounding back to the initial topic, I have a vanda that I have been "babying" this summer. Overnight soaks and all day in the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-19-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By farley101
Throwing in my $.02. I don't know much about your...

Throwing in my $.02. I don't know much about your specific plant but....I picked up 2 NOID Den phals from a big box store about this time last year. I repotted immediately on advice from here, they...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-14-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By farley101
Your Den unicum looks just like mine does at this...

Your Den unicum looks just like mine does at this point. This is a deciduous orchid and loses it leaves before flowering on bare canes. I have a few canes still in bloom, but the biggest has dropped...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 08-13-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,134
Posted By farley101
Kim, I picked up one of these based on your...

Kim,

I picked up one of these based on your first post! It had 5 pseudobulbs when I got it, but they seemed pretty skinny and small compared to the new growth. It has put out 2 more this summer,...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 08-13-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 57
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Views: 3,362
Posted By farley101
I have repotted several from the 3" square to 4"...

I have repotted several from the 3" square to 4" round pots. They are pretty easy to pop out of the pot and drop into a bigger one. As Roberta mentioned, the medium in the pots is still pretty good...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-12-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By farley101
Thanks all for the updates on this, currently on...

Thanks all for the updates on this, currently on the home stretch of my 2 week work "holiday" and am itching to get back to my plants!

I moved the oncids inside while I'm gone, hoping the break...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 08-08-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 57
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Views: 3,362
Posted By farley101
Mine were large seedlings it seemed, 1 smaller...

Mine were large seedlings it seemed, 1 smaller old pseudobulb and this year's new growth. As Roberta says, seems like a year or so from blooming yet.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 08-06-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By farley101
I appreciate the reply! I have not had a chance...

I appreciate the reply! I have not had a chance to fix my set up yet. I did find out the hard way about the light levels when the leaves I had out in the sun started pitting and not looking great.
...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-01-2020, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By farley101
I'm guessing that is a part of my issues. We can...

I'm guessing that is a part of my issues. We can hit triple digits, it's rare but it happens. We had mid 90's in late June into July, but it was ridiculously humid as well.

I had the NWS pages...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-01-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By farley101
I thought my conditions were direct sun early in...

I thought my conditions were direct sun early in the AM and then transitioned to bright shade shortly after. It seems I am wrong, I get full sun where all the plants are from about 7:30-1. Obviously...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 08-01-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By farley101
Oncidiums outdoors

Wondering how folks are growing their oncidiums outside. I have brought all of mine indoors because I believe they are getting way too much light in my growing setup as is. Purple leaves and just not...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 07-30-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 57
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Views: 3,362
Posted By farley101
Here are the 5 that I have that are the same as...

Here are the 5 that I have that are the same as what you can get with the special.

7082 - 2 new growths on left and right, it seems a little bigger than "compact" lol...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 07-29-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 57
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Views: 3,362
Posted By farley101
I did not take any pictures of any of these...

I did not take any pictures of any of these plants, oddly enough! Tomorrow in the light of day I can do so, it looks like the lineup is slightly different than when I ordered. The 7535 and 7542 are...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-24-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,021
Posted By farley101
I'll second DC's example of using humidity trays...

I'll second DC's example of using humidity trays in an enclosed space.

I have a very small (28"W x 20"D x 65"H) "greenhouse" that I had been using to keep my warm plants happy over the winter,...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 07-20-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,871
Posted By farley101
Clawhammer, what are you using for the bottom...

Clawhammer, what are you using for the bottom trays on your shelves? Looks ready made as a drip tray? Trying to find parts for when I get my basement greenhouse project up and running. Something like...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-18-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 18,249
Posted By farley101
This is a fun thread, I don't have a lot of room...

This is a fun thread, I don't have a lot of room for flowers in my yard but I did inherit a few beds that I have tried to keep up when I purchased the house.

A few day lillies, some Asiatic...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-18-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By farley101
Thanks for the input Kim. My other vanda is in a...

Thanks for the input Kim. My other vanda is in a setup sort of like you describe. Not a basket, a regular 4" square plastic pot filled with leca. It has exploded with growth the last few weeks, new...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-17-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By farley101
I appreciate all of the replies! Seems this type...

I appreciate all of the replies! Seems this type is a little different than your standard vanda.



I'm actually pretty close and have visited the greenhouse once. Got word recently that they...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-17-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By farley101
Rhy. Gigantea potting/setup help

I recently added a Rhy. Gigantea to my collection, my second vanda! The first one limped along in my dry winter conditions, but has really done well the last few weeks outdoors when it has been hot...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 07-17-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By farley101
Yep pretty sure it's the right plant, there's a...

Yep pretty sure it's the right plant, there's a few places that sell them and they look the same as in the pics.

I'll keep an eye on it, I may have set it back a little growing too warm and...
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