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Forum: Member Projects Today, 12:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,239
Posted By shadytrake
This is one of the reasons that I LOVE SVO...

This is one of the reasons that I LOVE SVO Orchids! Fred really treats the customers first class.

As my AOS discount, Fred sent me a 4" blooming sized LC Miss Wonderful and it is fully in sheath...
Forum: Member Projects Today, 12:37 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,112
Posted By shadytrake
I'll take a photo tomorrow. I have a humidity...

I'll take a photo tomorrow. I have a humidity sensor in the GH so I know what the relative humidity is as a base line.
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,112
Posted By shadytrake
I'm growing my Dendrobium peguanum that way. It...

I'm growing my Dendrobium peguanum that way. It loves it.
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,198
Posted By shadytrake
Maybe...but I just joined the mini-catt project....

Maybe...but I just joined the mini-catt project. :D
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,239
Posted By shadytrake
Made my order and had to get a few TCs to keep it...

Made my order and had to get a few TCs to keep it company. I usually order in 2s and 3s just to see what the different blooms look like. I only got one of the project plant though (budget). I chose...
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,031
Posted By shadytrake
Update: I have blooms. I loved the 2nd spike to...

Update: I have blooms. I loved the 2nd spike to death by splashing water on it. I have a 4th spike just starting to push out. I would really like to see more root growth, but I am being careful...
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 17,777
Posted By shadytrake
Unfortunately I killed them all or I should say I...

Unfortunately I killed them all or I should say I loved them to death. Over watered and got a fungus.

But I did find a mature plant for sale so I went with that.

My other babies (Phals) are...
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,198
Posted By shadytrake
Well I cooked my cuke. I accidentally left the...

Well I cooked my cuke. I accidentally left the mount hanging in the wrong place after watering and the sun made fried cukes. Dang.
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,112
Posted By shadytrake
Mine is just sitting there. I'm thinking about...

Mine is just sitting there. I'm thinking about repotting to the lava/charcoal and putting it under a clear pot with holes to create a small terrarium environment.
Forum: Member Projects 07-28-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,239
Posted By shadytrake
Okay, I'm late to the party but I want to join...

Okay, I'm late to the party but I want to join this project too. I'm searching the SVO site today. FYI if you are an AOS member, Fred gives a discount or a free plant (his choice).
Forum: Member Projects 06-15-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,198
Posted By shadytrake
As expected, the ugly soggy part died back. The...

As expected, the ugly soggy part died back. The other part rotates between looking too dry or looking wet. I'm not exactly sure if my care is right. I don't see any die back on the cuke leaves so...
Forum: Member Projects 06-15-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,031
Posted By shadytrake
I found two more spikes and a new fan starting. ...

I found two more spikes and a new fan starting. Mine is going like gangbusters. I need to take another photo.
Forum: Member Projects 06-15-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,112
Posted By shadytrake
Mine has a new leaf growing!

Mine has a new leaf growing!
Forum: Member Projects 06-11-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,031
Posted By shadytrake
Gave mine a big watering early this am. Now the...

Gave mine a big watering early this am. Now the fans are going for air movement. The spike is still there but it looks a bit stalled. Not sure if it is going to bloom or not. We shall see.
Forum: Member Projects 06-06-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 41,474
Posted By shadytrake
Mine died in the heater theft 2 years ago. Bummer...

Mine died in the heater theft 2 years ago. Bummer because it was a fun plant to grow.
Forum: Member Projects 06-06-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,112
Posted By shadytrake
Agree. Common reference to the habitat.

Agree. Common reference to the habitat.
Forum: Member Projects 06-05-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 30,765
Posted By shadytrake
Two spikes on mine! I need to take photos.

Two spikes on mine! I need to take photos.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-04-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By shadytrake
Thumbs up HUGE shout out to Motes Orchids

I recently ordered 3 nice Vandas from Motes. They arrived in great condition despite the USPS' attempts to crush the box. They are growing happily in my greenhouse.

Today, my postal lady...
Forum: Member Projects 06-04-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,112
Posted By shadytrake
If spider mites, increase humidity and watering....

If spider mites, increase humidity and watering. They are sneaky buggers that like dry heat. I still have a few trying to kill over in my ctsm area. I am spraying a miticide this weekend. I have...
Forum: Member Projects 06-03-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,031
Posted By shadytrake
I went to inspect mine today and what do you...

I went to inspect mine today and what do you know, it is throwing out a spike! Here's hoping that it doesn't blast.

Someone posted a really nice one on the AOS FB page and he says that the key...
Forum: Member Projects 05-31-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,198
Posted By shadytrake
Found a millipede munching on the roots of the...

Found a millipede munching on the roots of the smaller section of the plant so we gently removed the undermoss. It is not needed anyway as the roots are established. There was a snail too. Both...
Forum: Member Projects 05-31-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,031
Posted By shadytrake
I would agree with this statement. Based on the...

I would agree with this statement. Based on the climate conditions of origin, it seems like there may be short bursts of rain and extended drying out afterwards.

It seems pretty weird to me since...
Forum: Member Projects 05-31-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 17,777
Posted By shadytrake
Update on my seedlings. They are doing pretty...

Update on my seedlings. They are doing pretty well. I can definitely say I am not a Phal expert, but I see new leaves this year so they are definitely growing. The largest Luedde-violacea plants...
Forum: Member Projects 05-31-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 10,112
Posted By shadytrake
:agree:I do agree with you on this, but the...

:agree:I do agree with you on this, but the primary reason for this particular decline is not due to orchid poaching. It is illegal logging and the clearing of the natural habitat for terraced...
Forum: Member Projects 05-31-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,031
Posted By shadytrake
I agree. I have mine in a very well ventilated...

I agree. I have mine in a very well ventilated area and I let it get bone dry before watering. I put a bamboo skewer in the pot to check for moisture prior to watering. This works really well.
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