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Search: Posts Made By: ToddsterVonCattMan
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-30-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,156
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
I just got a triple lamp Maui and for humidity...

I just got a triple lamp Maui and for humidity control I drilled a hole in the back in the acrylic, for a piece of 1/2" PVC pipe to snuggly fit through, and then attached this fogger...
Forum: Terrarium Gardening 07-30-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,250
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Thumbs up I just got a triple lamp Maui and for humidity...

I just got a triple lamp Maui and for humidity control I drilled a hole in the back in the acrylic, for a piece of 1/2" PVC pipe to snuggly fit through, and then attached this fogger...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-20-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,480
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
I think you are very right, Silken, about smaller...

I think you are very right, Silken, about smaller orders being more pricey in terms of shipping... And I do think your shipping to Canada was VERY reasonable!

As Ray mentioned, shippers now use...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-16-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,480
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Thumbs down Me thinks not!! I just placed an order with...

Me thinks not!! I just placed an order with Quarter Acre Orchids for pots (they had every size and style I have used and adore), and the shipping costs were OUTRAGEOUS!

Almost 50% of the total...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-24-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 37,332
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Wow—haven't you guys heard of Spraymaster spray...

Wow—haven't you guys heard of Spraymaster spray bottles?

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They come with a 5 year warranty, and work wonderfully. I've been...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-22-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,333
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
It's a late reply—but this is a potting issue....

It's a late reply—but this is a potting issue. This Catt is potted lop-sided. It needs to be re-oriented so that the roots are going straight down into the medium, and so that the PB's are standing...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-21-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Thumbs up I agree, "Understanding Orchids: An Uncomplicated...

I agree, "Understanding Orchids: An Uncomplicated Guide To Growing The World's Most Exotic Plants"", is an excellent book for all growers, particularly for beginners.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-21-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,149
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
I agree—absolute CRACKUP!! :rofl: Live...

I agree—absolute CRACKUP!! :rofl:

Live and learn, live and learn...! Orchidboard.com is so good for that...!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-19-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,105
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Wow, glad to hear I wasn't an islolated case with...

Wow, glad to hear I wasn't an islolated case with 'geeks...! In the reef aquarium hobby, I have delt with a big forum site, much like 'geeks, that is run by what appears to be bored people who need...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-18-2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,105
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Thumbs down It seems Orchidgeeks is up and running again......

It seems Orchidgeeks is up and running again... Ucchhh.... Orchidgeeks is really a strange place, and I really avoid it all I can...!

A few months ago I posted a for sale post on orchidgeeks.com...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-18-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,500
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
I'm with Jerry—I've found Phal species to be very...

I'm with Jerry—I've found Phal species to be very forgiving and practically as easy to grow as hybrids; quite unlike some of the Cattleya species that can be more fussy about culture than Cattleya...
Forum: Identification Forum 08-01-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Good for you, Narnia...! I am envious..! I have...

Good for you, Narnia...! I am envious..! I have been growing Catts for 8+ years, and I have never seen this, or a color combination quite like it. It's really striking and really jumped out at me...!...
Forum: Identification Forum 07-31-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Thumbs up Thanks for the name info, Suzanne, that is really...

Thanks for the name info, Suzanne, that is really a lovely orchid. Going onto my must have list... Is it a hard cultivator to find, do you know...?

Todd
Forum: Identification Forum 07-31-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Question Another Members Orchid...?

I found this pretty orchid in anothers member's gallery, but am not sure specifically what it is...? Any ideas?

You can find the orchid in question HERE...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-25-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,897
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Thumbs up Organic is FUN...!

I'm with you , PeeWee, I want to try a high nitrogen guano. I've been using earthworm castings for the last several months, particularly on newly repotted plants, and I have really noticed my outdoor...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 07-24-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,493
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Thumbs up I'm with others on this thread—have used Dyna...

I'm with others on this thread—have used Dyna Grow over the years, and had excellent results. It's a good formula complete with micro nutrients, and was very good when it was really the best player...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-11-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Lush, lush, as always, Mauro...!

Lush, lush, as always, Mauro...!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-11-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,608
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
percivilliana is certainly one of the more unique...

percivilliana is certainly one of the more unique Catt fragrances, no two doubts about that...! I've always considered it "spicy", and an interesting change to the sweeter hybrid's perfumes, but by...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-11-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
I just got a Lc. Tropical Pointer 'Cheetah'...

I just got a Lc. Tropical Pointer 'Cheetah' today—really healthy nice plant. But I repotted it even though there was no new growth or roots started... This can tick bifoliates off but good, we shall...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-18-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,785
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Gorgeous Catts, epiphyte78, and it's great to see...

Gorgeous Catts, epiphyte78, and it's great to see them growing like they would in South America...! How often are you watering...?
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-18-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Very robust little hybrid to bloom on such a...

Very robust little hybrid to bloom on such a small plant—particularly with Canhamiana in the background, which tends to be a larger gangly Catt...

Awesome!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 06-18-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,058
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Manfred, all the advice here is good—lots of...

Manfred, all the advice here is good—lots of light (as in light apple green leaves) for dowiana, and a little fertilizer while in active growth only. During its dormant season (September to March in...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-09-2009, 04:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,464
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Gorgeous plant labels, that's for sure. Copper...

Gorgeous plant labels, that's for sure. Copper makes them the ultimate elegant labels too...! These are the kinds of labels Capt. Nemo would have kept on his plants in the Nautilus—Cool...!

But in...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-09-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 36,118
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
Wow, awesome search engine—THANKS! Great resource...

Wow, awesome search engine—THANKS! Great resource and makes things so much easier...! I think I'm in love...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-09-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,873
Posted By ToddsterVonCattMan
I grow mainly Catts and Paphs, and use RO...

I grow mainly Catts and Paphs, and use RO water... I mainly fertilize with the MSU formula, or Dyna Grow Grow and Pro-Teckt, occasionally more organic fare, seaweed or Earth Juice, or worm tea (I've...
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