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Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 02-18-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By fishmom
I have recruited members for my orchid society by...

I have recruited members for my orchid society by giving away unwanted orchids on Freecycle, Facebook, or the like, accompanied by information about the meetings. :)
Forum: Propagation 02-13-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 517
Posted By fishmom
I sometimes get Den. kingianum seed pods on my...

I sometimes get Den. kingianum seed pods on my outdoor plants. I have no way of knowing exactly what the other parent was, it could be a hybrid rather than a species kingianum, but if you are...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-13-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By fishmom
Fred Clark, when he spoke to our orchid society,...

Fred Clark, when he spoke to our orchid society, compared the sheath to sunscreen. If you strip it off, you might want to be sure that the plant is not fully exposed to the brightest sun. That...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 02-09-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By fishmom
Such lovely fringes!

Such lovely fringes!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-08-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By fishmom
Mine do that all the time. You can use sharp...

Mine do that all the time. You can use sharp clippers or strong scissors to cut a notch in the plastic where the root is going through, to make more room and to help when it is time to repot.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 02-08-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By fishmom
Welcome! Are you in the Bay Area? There are...

Welcome! Are you in the Bay Area? There are several orchid societies that could help you expand your addiction!
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 02-08-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By fishmom
I went last night for set-up, and the show looks...

I went last night for set-up, and the show looks wonderful! (I should have thought to take a pic.) If you are in the Bay Area and looking for something to do today, come on over! n Go to the...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 02-02-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By fishmom
Lovely plant, and it shows off so well against...

Lovely plant, and it shows off so well against the light background. Good growing!
Forum: Hybrids 02-01-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By fishmom
Regarding Kelp-Max, it looks like the directions...

Regarding Kelp-Max, it looks like the directions for a "drench" (thorough watering) are 2 tsp to 1 oz per gallon. Two tsp. equals 1/3 of an ounce of liquid. I believe Ray recommends using Kelp-max...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 01-31-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By fishmom
Lovely colors! Congratulations! Worth the wait.

Lovely colors! Congratulations! Worth the wait.
Forum: Hybrids 01-31-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By fishmom
Phals do not want a cool, dry rest. You just...

Phals do not want a cool, dry rest. You just recently transferred the plant into S/H, and the plant take time to recover and put out new roots to adjust to the new situation. Put the phal in a nice...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 01-29-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By fishmom
Diablo View Orchid Society Show--Concord, CA

Diablo View Orchid Society Presents
Valentine's Orchid Show & Sale
Date/Time: Saturday. February 8, 2020 from 10AM to 4:00PM
Location: First Lutheran Church
4000 Concord Blvd, Concord, CA ...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 01-29-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By fishmom
OrchidRoots...

OrchidRoots (https://bluenanta.com/detail/59136/species_detail/?tab=sum&role=pub)


Scroll to the bottom and you get a list of spectabile progeny.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-28-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By fishmom
Welcome! How about a picture of your horse, if...

Welcome! How about a picture of your horse, if it exists?
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 01-27-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 580
Posted By fishmom
You might want to read this thread: Catasetum -...

You might want to read this thread: Catasetum - To water or not to water ? (http://www.orchidboard.com/community/catasetum-and-stanhopea-alliance/93130-catasetum-water-water.html)


orchidsarefun...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-26-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By fishmom
Yes, it is common for wrinkled pseudobulbs to...

Yes, it is common for wrinkled pseudobulbs to stay that way even if they are soaked. The thing to look at is the new bulbs; as long as they look plump and healthy you don't have a problem. Can you...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-24-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By fishmom
Pretty high level of minerals there. Do you have...

Pretty high level of minerals there. Do you have water testing results from your water company? Have you checked TDS yourself? You don't say how long you have been at your loccation, but how are...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-19-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By fishmom
Nice effort--and welcome to the forum!

Nice effort--and welcome to the forum!
Forum: About this board 01-19-2020, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By fishmom
If you click on the member's name, a box will...

If you click on the member's name, a box will open with several choices. One is "Find all posts by..."
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-18-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By fishmom
A wild guess here--it looks to me as though you...

A wild guess here--it looks to me as though you have a weed growing in with your white phalaenopsis orchid. Have you ever re-potted this orchid? If you do, i bet you will find plump orchid roots...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 01-16-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By fishmom
Best not to remove roots totally, but anything...

Best not to remove roots totally, but anything that is loose and strips off easily can come off. The remainder will help stabilize the plant in its new pot and may have some ability to take up water...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By fishmom
Wow--4 spikes! Fabulous!

Wow--4 spikes! Fabulous!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-15-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By fishmom
Addiction is a disease...

Addiction is a disease...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 01-15-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,520
Posted By fishmom
Very interesting, Ray. Thanks for doing this. ...

Very interesting, Ray. Thanks for doing this. Your photographs are an excellent example to see the wicking properties.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-15-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By fishmom
The size of the plant matters, but if it is...

The size of the plant matters, but if it is mounted, it definitely needs to be watered more often than once a week. Mine grows in a mounded pot, with my phals but closer to the window, so it has...
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