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Forum: Orchid Show Announcements Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By Leafmite
Our Society, Greater Akron Orchid Society, has...

Our Society, Greater Akron Orchid Society, has decided to hold their show the first weekend of March. Money is already being spent. We were able to hold our show this year as it took place just...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-19-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By Leafmite
I haven't had any trouble from Hausermann's. ...

I haven't had any trouble from Hausermann's. Other places, yes, but not Hausermann's. When I get orchids from them or SVO, I just add them to the rest of the collection.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-19-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By Leafmite
It is rather satisfying to have them all inside,...

It is rather satisfying to have them all inside, isn't it? Looks great!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-19-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By Leafmite
I love all those windows! Perfect for growing...

I love all those windows! Perfect for growing plants! :)
It is really fun to find the orchids in bud when bringing them inside. I usually discover it by knocking off the spike or bud,...
Forum: News, Updates & Feedback 09-19-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By Leafmite
Wow, that is terrible. Without all the shows,...

Wow, that is terrible. Without all the shows, social distancing and such, many vendors are having difficulty this year. The problem is, with plants, there is often not much money to be made. It...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 09-18-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By Leafmite
Good luck! I need to divide a Onc. Twinkle...not...

Good luck! I need to divide a Onc. Twinkle...not quite the same thing, I think. :)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-18-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By Leafmite
Autumn. I bring in all the plants and usually...

Autumn. I bring in all the plants and usually find new spikes/sheaths and/or new growth on the orchids, I enjoy the smell the citrus and jasmine blooms at night, and I get to preen over my plants...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-18-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 180
Posted By Leafmite
All of the plants are inside, now, even the...

All of the plants are inside, now, even the citrus. :)
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-18-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 278
Posted By Leafmite
This likes humidity. My first one grew in a jar...

This likes humidity. My first one grew in a jar with a lid for many years and I actually lost it when I tried to grow it under lights (low humidity) outside of the jar (I read that ALL orchids...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-17-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 278
Posted By Leafmite
These are very cute. The first one I ever...

These are very cute. The first one I ever acquired smelled like lemon pledge (cleaning product) but I lost that one after several years. So far, the replacements haven't had a fragrance. I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-16-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 490
Posted By Leafmite
Yes, but everyone needs a C. aclandiae. Who can...

Yes, but everyone needs a C. aclandiae. Who can resist that wondrous fragrance? And it blooms more than once a year and remains small. Best of all, it comes in both spots and spot-free!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-16-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 335
Posted By Leafmite
I grew orchids for many years, then discovered...

I grew orchids for many years, then discovered that there were different kinds of orchids that did not suit my conditions but had to try anyway, and now I am mostly growing what I grew in the...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 09-16-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Leafmite
I had to gently extract an Angraecums's roots...

I had to gently extract an Angraecums's roots from a Cattleya's pot this spring and if I do not keep the Vanilla wrapped, it will take over the pots of the neighbors rather quickly. Orchid roots do...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-16-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By Leafmite
Is it blooming size? I bought mine as a young...

Is it blooming size? I bought mine as a young plant and had to wait two years to see the first spike (last year). My bellina doesn't do much during the winter but starts growing a leaf around...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-16-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 490
Posted By Leafmite
It is difficult to recommend a starter pack as...

It is difficult to recommend a starter pack as there is such a variety in Cattleyas. Some bloom just once a year while others bloom more often. The appearance can vary widely. Some get very large...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 09-15-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By Leafmite
Someone in my orchid society grows orchids in...

Someone in my orchid society grows orchids in full hydroponics and has been doing this for many years with success. The orchids she brings into our meeting and the show are AMAZING.

I really...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 09-14-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By Leafmite
I would leave it like that until it goes dormant,...

I would leave it like that until it goes dormant, then treat it as you would normally do. Or, you could gently set the entire thing into a slightly large pot for the rest of the growing season.
At...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-14-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 180
Posted By Leafmite
We had our orchid meeting and most everyone was...

We had our orchid meeting and most everyone was discussing this very topic. The discussion inspired me. I decided to bring in all the orchids tonight. Where we live, the forecasts can sometimes be...
Forum: Miniatures Show & Tell 09-14-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Leafmite
Very nice! Mine doesn't seem to have a...

Very nice!
Mine doesn't seem to have a fragrance, either. The Schoenorchis scolopendria that I have, however, has a strong one. Maybe someone got them mixed up while naming them.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-14-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 180
Posted By Leafmite
It depends on what one is growing. Tonight will...

It depends on what one is growing. Tonight will be 45'F and I am bringing in the Cattleya aclandiae and the Vanilla. The Phal bellina has been inside for a couple of weeks. The other orchids...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-14-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By Leafmite
I think the pictures will be very helpful. It is...

I think the pictures will be very helpful. It is really difficult to diagnose this without seeing what is happening.

I worry that this might be a fungus issue. The Madagascar Angraecums seem...
Forum: Pet Depot 09-13-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Leafmite
She is a beautiful kitty! So glad your family is...

She is a beautiful kitty! So glad your family is now complete!
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 09-13-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 296
Posted By Leafmite
Nice! It is always great to find orchids that...

Nice! It is always great to find orchids that are easy to grow in one's conditions. :)
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 09-13-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By Leafmite
They do become monsters. :)

They do become monsters. :)
Forum: Pests & Diseases 09-12-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Leafmite
When you have questions about mixing a fungicide...

When you have questions about mixing a fungicide and an insecticide, just call the companies that make the chemical and ask. These companies usually have really great customer service (as they are...
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