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Forum: Off Topic - Totally Yesterday, 06:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,326
Posted By Dollythehun
I'm grateful for spring. I'm a tree hugger and I...

I'm grateful for spring. I'm a tree hugger and I love flowering trees. Some couples drive around and look at Christmas lights. We drive around looking at flowering trees! "Oh look, that Magnolia is...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By Dollythehun
I grow them all in the house, under lights,...

I grow them all in the house, under lights, Diane. But, they do need to stay moist. At first I grew them more like a phal. As I lost a few and gained a few, I moved them to bright (oncidium or Catt)...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-09-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,305
Posted By Dollythehun
Way, way, way, TMI. Now that thought is stuck in...

Way, way, way, TMI. Now that thought is stuck in my mind. 😱
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-08-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 929
Posted By Dollythehun
SP, you are entitled to your opinion.

SP, you are entitled to your opinion.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-08-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 929
Posted By Dollythehun
"Our original poster was asking for ideas of ways...

"Our original poster was asking for ideas of ways to have cats and orchids share a space, and we've sort of hijacked the thread into a discussion about how to train cats vs dogs. So let's get back on...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-08-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Dollythehun
I use Kim's method and in the summer I also...

I use Kim's method and in the summer I also bottom water. While they do better slightly cooler, mine temps are in the low 80s summer, low to mid 70s the rest of the year. If you spray frequently with...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-07-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 929
Posted By Dollythehun
With the deepest respect to you Spinrah, this is...

With the deepest respect to you Spinrah, this is a text forum. We can't see your face, nor hear the tone of your voice. And your words in print seemed (to me) overly harsh. I apologize if I'm...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-07-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 929
Posted By Dollythehun
Spinrah, I read your last post and I wanted to...

Spinrah, I read your last post and I wanted to reply thoughtfully. I am a cat lover and have owned cats for many years. I have spent enough money on my cats to buy a nice house. I love them dearly....
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-05-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Dollythehun
That wouldn't work; I'd flood my sunroom. ...

That wouldn't work; I'd flood my sunroom.

(BTW, I don't consider this a problem to be fixed. Pots are just fine for my purposes.)
Forum: Growing on Mounts 04-05-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Dollythehun
Well, I confess: I hate mounted orchids! I can't...

Well, I confess: I hate mounted orchids! I can't remember to water every day. I have B. Little Stars mounted and it has thrived in my erratic care. I suggest that.
Forum: Pet Depot 04-04-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Dollythehun
Oh. They're black like my heart! Very naughty...

Oh. They're black like my heart! Very naughty looking.
Forum: Pet Depot 04-04-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Dollythehun
Pictures?

Pictures?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-01-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By Dollythehun
If my roots were black, I probably would cut them...

If my roots were black, I probably would cut them too. I also break off the old stem when it gets too long. But I wouldn't advise beginners to do that because they don't yet have a feel for the...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-01-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By Dollythehun
It's not a cattleya but, I enjoy BLPE Golden...

It's not a cattleya but, I enjoy BLPE Golden Peacock. It's a great grower, and it's almost always in bloom. (By the way that's what my tag reads.)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-01-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By Dollythehun
First, welcome. When I learned to water my phals,...

First, welcome. When I learned to water my phals, they were embark. I watered them heavily, without getting water in the crown and then when I lifted them out of the water I noticed how heavy they...
Forum: Pet Depot 03-31-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Dollythehun
We lost our buddy, Nathan, tragically last...

We lost our buddy, Nathan, tragically last October. He seemed to hand me off to Guinness, our newest cat. I feel like I lost a limb. It's taken me months to warm up to Guinness but, she is a love and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-30-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 929
Posted By Dollythehun
Ya know, I'd rather have just the shredded leaves...

Ya know, I'd rather have just the shredded leaves instead of being Coupled with cat puke. It's a double whammy.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-30-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 929
Posted By Dollythehun
What about setting up a mini greenhouse on the...

What about setting up a mini greenhouse on the table if you only have a few orchids. IKEA has one, and I'm sure you could improvise.

Be glad for your Maine Coon. I lost mine last October, one of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-30-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 929
Posted By Dollythehun
I have a hundred or so orchids within reach of my...

I have a hundred or so orchids within reach of my girls. They don't bother them, however, when a past cat took interest, I sprayed the plants with Bitter Apple spray. That helped. I agree with ES and...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-29-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By Dollythehun
You were out hiking again!? Beautiful pictures,...

You were out hiking again!? Beautiful pictures, as usual.
Forum: Hybrids 03-27-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By Dollythehun
Once in a great while my phal roots stick,...

Once in a great while my phal roots stick, generally it's not a very big problem. It's more of a problem with my catts. I try to soak them in warm water first pot and all, and then if I need to I...
Forum: Hybrids 03-27-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By Dollythehun
Cheri, ditto the above. I've tried to grow them...

Cheri, ditto the above. I've tried to grow them in bark and moss. Like Leafmite, I use a good quality moss, mix in a bit of coarse material except I generally use clay pots. Clay breathes and because...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 03-27-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By Dollythehun
On topic: I grow quite a few in the Oncidium...

On topic: I grow quite a few in the Oncidium tribe. I grow them in moss, with a bit if bark mixed in. I often water from the bottom as ES suggests, keeping them constantly moist.

To the other...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-23-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,388
Posted By Dollythehun
"Hey, you asked what time it was, and lots of...

"Hey, you asked what time it was, and lots of people are telling you how to build a clock. I prefer to keep it simple... It works."

Cheri, I understand. This is why I rarely ask questions...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-19-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,305
Posted By Dollythehun
My side effect after both was severe fatigue. I...

My side effect after both was severe fatigue. I could hardly keep my eyes open. After a couple weeks it subsided.
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