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Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 03-03-2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By drmoonshine
Redwood Lattice for roof of our orchid house?

Aloha,

Our open-air Hawaiian orchid house is progressing. We have reached the moment of installing the roof. We will be using lattice for filtered light and a structure to hang many, many vandas....
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 02-17-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By drmoonshine
Misting system recommendations?

Aloha,

We are building an open-air orchid house on the north side of our house. It will have open sides for airflow and a lattice roof to allow the orchids to enjoy the rain. It will measure 8...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-15-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By drmoonshine
Wink Recommendations for liquid fertilizer?

Aloha,

I have been using MSU granules for the last year. Often container gets moisture in it and the fertilizer clumps up.

Using liquid fertilizer might make sense. Any recommendations?
...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-18-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By drmoonshine
Red face Single bug that comes out when watering

Aloha,

A few of my orchids have a single bug that runs out when I water. Today I was able to get a picture of one that was hiding in plastic lids.

Does anyone know what this is? Shoudl I be...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 10-20-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By drmoonshine
Roberta, I recently joined the Hilo Orchid...

Roberta,

I recently joined the Hilo Orchid Society. There are monthly meetings with a show/tell and a guest speaker. I just starting to understand what we are talking about. Last weekend, I went...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 10-20-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By drmoonshine
Thanks Roberta and Ray, Man orchids in an...

Thanks Roberta and Ray,

Man orchids in an East facing bay window behind my kitchen sink. Other orchids are on covered lanais with some sun exposure and diffuse light.

I mentioned the regular...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 10-19-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By drmoonshine
Unhappy Overwhelmed with Potting Media Options

Aloha,

We live in Hilo, Hawaii at about 750-foot elevation. It rains nearly every day and temperatures range from 65-90 degrees.

We are fairly new to orchid growing but already have a small...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-19-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By drmoonshine
We live in Hilo, Hawaii, at about 750-foot...

We live in Hilo, Hawaii, at about 750-foot elevation.

The orchid is a Cattleya Coerulea Olata x Acquinii

It was purchased about five months ago while it was in bloom. See attached picture.
...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 10-19-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By drmoonshine
Roots broke, leaves withering, black spots.

Hello,

I am new to growing orchids. I have a cattleya in a four inch pot. A few of the leaves curled and looked withered, so I watered. Then black spots developed. I removed the plant from the...
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