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Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 09-06-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 583
Posted By borofan
Help with new grow space

As someone who has got more involved with orchids over the past year or so I am looking for advice on a potential grow area. I currently have one or two orchids in a cool greenhouse but the rest are...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-22-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By borofan
A further thank you! I think they are getting...

A further thank you! I think they are getting enough light - see my earlier response. I would also add that root production is going well too.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-20-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By borofan
Thanks both. The orchids get adequate light and...

Thanks both. The orchids get adequate light and have thrived in the position since I got them. Leaves have grown in size and some new ones are appearing. I suspect Ray's comments are probably nearest...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-19-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By borofan
Phals no new spikes

I have about half a dozen store bought Phalaenopsis plants that flowered well (from about May to September last year) but are refusing to produce any new spikes this time around!

I suspect I...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-22-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By borofan
I did say the program was not for Mac but it does...

I did say the program was not for Mac but it does seem to run ok using Wine Bottler Combo
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-17-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By borofan
Looks promising but only available for Windows,...

Looks promising but only available for Windows, not Mac!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-15-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By borofan
Just bought one from a local show and I was a bit...

Just bought one from a local show and I was a bit concerned about the (in my case) black skin around the pseudo bulb. The trader (a well known name in the UK) said that it was largely cosmetic and...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 09-26-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,134
Posted By borofan
DTB, thanks for your full reply, it is...

DTB, thanks for your full reply, it is appreciated. My point by point comments are:

1. I decided to go without anything in the base apart from some capillary matting to soak up moisture. I can...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 09-26-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,134
Posted By borofan
These two replies make me realise I have not...

These two replies make me realise I have not shown any pictures of the terrarium so here goes! I will respond to the replies separately.

Picture 1 shows the basic bits and pieces
Picture 2 shows...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 09-04-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,134
Posted By borofan
Planning a new terarium

I am a very lucky boy and have been given what I think is an Eco Terra vivarium 2'x 18"x 2' high with a mesh top plus a hood with light fittings (no lights) that covers half the top. I am now...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-27-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By borofan
Just as an extra bit of information I have an...

Just as an extra bit of information I have an add blocker (uBlock) on Chrome and when I bypass it for this forum then I see the photographs plus the adverts that I didn't see before!

Mike
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-27-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By borofan
I am using an Apple Mac so maybe the Apple brand...

I am using an Apple Mac so maybe the Apple brand and Chrome dont get on too well!!

Mike
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-27-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By borofan
Thanks. I am using Chrome by default but when I...

Thanks. I am using Chrome by default but when I access the thread using Safari then all is well. Thank you Camille
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-27-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By borofan
Can anyone help me out?

Can anyone help me out?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-26-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By borofan
I am still having problems seeing some...

I am still having problems seeing some photographs. As an example threadhttp://www.orchidboard.com/community/members-displays/98623-livingroom-grow.html
which was started today I cannot see the...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 06-14-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By borofan
Thank you all!

Thank you all!
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 06-13-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By borofan
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-07-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By borofan
That may be the problem, thanks. As long as I am...

That may be the problem, thanks. As long as I am not getting even more senile!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-07-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By borofan
My problem is that I cannot see some pictures...

My problem is that I cannot see some pictures posted by others.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-07-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By borofan
Thanks but I cannot see how to use postimages.org...

Thanks but I cannot see how to use postimages.org to retrieve pictures from any forum.

Regards,
Mike
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 06-07-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By borofan
Thanks again for your input. At least I don't...

Thanks again for your input. At least I don't have the problem of such high ambient temperatures! The range here is from a few degrees below freezing to maybe 75F as a high.

Regards,
Mike
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-07-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By borofan
Thank you, that explains things. Mike

Thank you, that explains things.

Mike
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-06-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By borofan
Not seeing all photographs

Hi,

I am not sure where to post this but, as I am a beginner this seemed appropriate!

I have just joined the forum and find that some posts which have photos do not always display them for me....
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 06-06-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By borofan
Thanks for the quick reply and I do understand...

Thanks for the quick reply and I do understand your points. I have had a greenhouse at a previous house but it was much bigger. The one I am thinking of has an opening window covering one third of...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 06-06-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By borofan
Hello from the UK

Hi,

I am a very new orchid grower just feeling my feet and looking to get a greenhouse to help me. I live in a ground floor flat (apartment) on the north east coast of England. It can be vey cold!...
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