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Forum: Growing on Mounts Today, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 61
Posted By Ray
I have no idea, as I've never seen an Ecuagenera...

I have no idea, as I've never seen an Ecuagenera mount! Why don't you call Maryland Cork and see if they'll send you a scrap sample to compare?
Forum: Growing on Mounts Today, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 61
Posted By Ray
Personally, I like raw cork bark, because a...

Personally, I like raw cork bark, because a mounted plant looks far more naturalized that way.

Marylandcork.com (http://www.marylandcork.com/) is the primary importer of cork to the US, and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By Ray
I donít recall who, but ďOrchids by EliĒ is the...

I donít recall who, but ďOrchids by EliĒ is the eBay outlet of a reputable vendor.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By Ray
Looks like it's grossly underwatered so is...

Looks like it's grossly underwatered so is succumbing.

Most vandas prefer bright light, warmth and lots of water with rapid drying.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By Ray
My thought, as well, but I cannot be certain, as...

My thought, as well, but I cannot be certain, as there are several genera with similar inflorescence presentations.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By Ray
That link requires a login.

That link requires a login.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others Yesterday, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By Ray
They are a mail-order company, you know...

They are a mail-order company, you know...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By Ray
Unless you go fairly high-end on the meter, don't...

Unless you go fairly high-end on the meter, don't expect it to give reasonable readings for LED lamps.

Here's the Apogee Instruments conversion page...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 05-26-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By Ray
I cannot speak for that specific product first...

I cannot speak for that specific product first hand, but it is not the same by any stretch of the imagination.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By Ray
I simply don't trust iphone meters. Full...

I simply don't trust iphone meters.

Full sunlight at noon on the summer solstice at the equator is about 2000 Ķmol/sq. m/sec. Multiply by 54 to get lux.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 05-26-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By Ray
Welcome back, Cody.

Welcome back, Cody.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By Ray
You donít want to do that. Dip ĎNí Grow...

You donít want to do that.

Dip ĎNí Grow contains two auxin rooting hormones - IBA and NAA. That is what they will try to stimulate the plant to do - grow roots. Too much auxin treatment can...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 05-26-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Ray
Fred, check your PM

Fred, check your PM
Forum: News, Updates & Feedback 05-26-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By Ray
Yes, itís likely the VPN. Instead of routing...

Yes, itís likely the VPN.

Instead of routing the data stream directly to your computer, which allows your IP address to be read, virtual private networks route the data stream through at least one...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-26-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By Ray
I donít think thatís an oncidium. I cannot be...

I donít think thatís an oncidium. I cannot be sure of the genus, but there are many that flower on short inflorescences.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 05-25-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By Ray
Only a few more hours to take advantage of this...

Only a few more hours to take advantage of this sale!
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 05-25-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 584
Posted By Ray
Have you considered replacing all three existing...

Have you considered replacing all three existing windows with a sliding patio door? Great view of the "tropics" from inside.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-25-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By Ray
One point brushed upon but not directly...

One point brushed upon but not directly addressed: never cut the flower spikes, unless they are simply dead. A plant can rebloom on them for years. Even if a tip is lost, they can branch and...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 05-25-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 827
Posted By Ray
Had well over 1000 in PA. Moved 12 to NC. Now...

Had well over 1000 in PA. Moved 12 to NC. Now 32, mostly slippers with a few phals, but between my LECA-covered slab experiment and my ďepiphyte treeĒ, I also have about a dozen to tulumnias and a...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 05-24-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By Ray
One-half teaspoon of that is about 125 ppm...

One-half teaspoon of that is about 125 ppm nitrogen - it bad for a pour-through treatment, but maybe a lot for a long soak.

However, Iím not sure thatís the whole issue. Tell us about your...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 05-24-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By Ray
What is the volume of "one small scoop"? As I...

What is the volume of "one small scoop"?
As I have absolutely no true contents to read (I hate when companies are like that), I cannot compare them, but I guarantee you'll not find a better...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 05-24-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By Ray
No pictures (you need more posts, first), but it...

No pictures (you need more posts, first), but it looks like that :marine phytoplankton product is a fertilizer all by itself.

How much are you diluting the 20-20-20?

In my experience, vandas...
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 05-24-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,641
Posted By Ray
I'll bet none of you knew that the species name...

I'll bet none of you knew that the species name was a tribute to the Muppets...

Doot DO de doodoo, manabinum,
Doot DO de doo, manabinum
Doot do de doodoo, de doodoo, de doodoo, doot doot doot...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 05-24-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By Ray
I looked up the water report and ended up going...

I looked up the water report and ended up going to Syracuse, as his town said they get their water from wells in Syracuse.

Both levels are low, but reasonable, and if used to water regularly, it's...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 05-24-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 584
Posted By Ray
WW. I had a 14' x 18' Turner Greenhouse in PA...

WW. I had a 14' x 18' Turner Greenhouse in PA (similar latitude to Bayard) which I recovered with 8 mm twinwall polycarbonate. The floor was dug down about 2' below grade, then filled with gravel...
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