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Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-28-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By fishmom
Stripey, I would put it in the new pot if that is...

Stripey, I would put it in the new pot if that is what you prefer. Your phal won't mind at all. Let it settle for 24 hours without water after you move it, to allow any damage from the potting to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-27-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By fishmom
If you can get a plastic pot with slots or holes...

If you can get a plastic pot with slots or holes in it, the roots will get more air, which is good. A kelp fertilizer would help the roots turn on the growth they need to settle in to their new...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-27-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 308
Posted By fishmom
The cardboard works well, we even killed some ivy...

The cardboard works well, we even killed some ivy with it once. Double layer, no gaps.

I think we called that weed Wild Carrot. It would be the same family as Cow Parsley, though. Very...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-27-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By fishmom
Welcome! Do follow South Park's advice--after a...

Welcome! Do follow South Park's advice--after a good soak in water, the roots will be more pliable and you will be able to work them down into the pot. If you don't have lava rock, any chunky...
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 03-25-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By fishmom
Very nice! I'm jealous--no orchids on trees here...

Very nice! I'm jealous--no orchids on trees here unless there is a sprinkler head right above.!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-23-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By fishmom
But how long on an orchid leaf?:)

But how long on an orchid leaf?:)
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 03-22-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 286
Posted By fishmom
Mine are outside, but in a pot. They are budded...

Mine are outside, but in a pot. They are budded and almost in bloom! Spring--gotta love it!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-22-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By fishmom
Welcome, lolaebola1! I'm not sure just what you...

Welcome, lolaebola1! I'm not sure just what you are asking. Are you planning to mount your Onc. on a large lava rock? Or are you using smaller pieces of rock as a planting medium in a pot ? ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-21-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By fishmom
Good recruiting!

Good recruiting!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-21-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By fishmom
The humidity in your mini-greenhouse will help...

The humidity in your mini-greenhouse will help the new growths develop until they can send out their own new roots, which will be able to take up water and nutrients. Keep the medium moist but not...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-18-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By fishmom
Bite your tongue and wait. The leaves on the new...

Bite your tongue and wait. The leaves on the new growth need to be spread open and the new roots 2"-4" long. It's fun to watch those roots pop out!
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 03-18-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By fishmom
That is so beautifully grown!

That is so beautifully grown!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-18-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By fishmom
Pictures not available

Pictures not available
Forum: Hybrids 03-17-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 246
Posted By fishmom
I love the first one-'Pink'. It looks like a...

I love the first one-'Pink'. It looks like a pin-striped phal. And the 'Black Angel' is really striking! Is Miki Orchids your business, Geometri? You have some beautiful orchids there.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 03-17-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 321
Posted By fishmom
I think those roots are associated with the big...

I think those roots are associated with the big pseudobulb from last year. At some point you will find a new growth sprouting, and the roots that come with the new growth are the ones that you need...
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 03-16-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By fishmom
Beautiful! I only have the aromatica, so I'm...

Beautiful! I only have the aromatica, so I'm mightily impressed by the colorful hybrids!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-15-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By fishmom
What striking colors!

What striking colors!
Forum: Hybrids 03-12-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By fishmom
Beautiful! The petal shape really adds to the...

Beautiful! The petal shape really adds to the effect.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 03-12-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By fishmom
Stunning! Congratulations!

Stunning! Congratulations!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-07-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By fishmom
Sounds like you have been having a great time!

Sounds like you have been having a great time!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 03-04-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By fishmom
It's a nice, plump pseudobulb. It should do well...

It's a nice, plump pseudobulb. It should do well for you. Good luck.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 03-01-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By fishmom
OK, I'll bite. If it were mine, I would take it...

OK, I'll bite. If it were mine, I would take it out and carefully place the whole mass in a pot the next size or two up. Fill in the space with the medium of your choice--I use small Orchiata for...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 02-27-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By fishmom
Welcome back! Pretty blooms, too.

Welcome back! Pretty blooms, too.
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 02-18-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
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 02-12-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
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...
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