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Search: Posts Made By: Fuerte Rav
Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-26-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Can you fit 10-20 orchids in a carry-on bag?...

Can you fit 10-20 orchids in a carry-on bag? :scratchhead:
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 04-12-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 296,118
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Welcome, and nice display. But I think you've...

Welcome, and nice display.
But I think you've missed the point here. This thread is about growing Vandas bareroot in glass vases. Your orchids look as if they are inside standard plastic pots with...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-08-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,163
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Managed to get to the garden centre again...

Managed to get to the garden centre again yesterday. I am now the proud owner of 2 coconut palms, yippee! Need to get some holes dug .....
I've nicknamed them DC & WW :rofl::rofl:
...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-07-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,659
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Had my first shot on Monday, Astra Zeneca. Spent...

Had my first shot on Monday, Astra Zeneca. Spent most of Tuesday in bed feeling dreadful, tired, ached all over, effort to get to bathroom, didn't eat a thing, lots of water to drink. Today,...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-04-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,163
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Hey DC, I've decided to go back to the garden...

Hey DC, I've decided to go back to the garden centre tomorrow. Do I need to get two for pollinating or are they self pollinating?
I'm still trying to grow my own but I'd love to see a real live...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-03-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,659
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Best Wishes to you and your family Early - hope...

Best Wishes to you and your family Early - hope all goes well.:blowkisses:
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 04-02-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Welcome Kim. What or where is CT?

Welcome Kim.
What or where is CT?
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-02-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,659
Posted By Fuerte Rav
I had a call today, getting my first shot on...

I had a call today, getting my first shot on Monday, hooray!

I've been doing most of the shopping for several friends, as well as our own, for the last year, as I'm the youngest, just, and my...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-02-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,163
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Noooooooooooooo :rofl: :winner: :bowing ...

Noooooooooooooo :rofl:

:winner: :bowing

I was very very tempted at my garden centre today!

https://i.imgur.com/l2mFo0F.jpg
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-01-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,163
Posted By Fuerte Rav
You're welcome by me! But please don't say...

You're welcome by me!
But please don't say yours has started to grow!!! :rofl:
Mine is the same as WW's, nada after the false start!
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 03-31-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Thanks for posting the link. I managed about 5...

Thanks for posting the link. I managed about 5 minutes and then had to stop watching as it was bringing on a migraine trying to focus. Shame as I enjoyed the bit I managed to see!
Forum: Identification Forum 03-28-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Phalaenopsis - any ideas as to parentage?

Hi
I have a NOID Phal that I bought about 3 years ago. It was in bud at the time with a hint of pink/red on the buds so I expected something in that range but I was delighted when it opened a deep...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-23-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,526
Posted By Fuerte Rav
what size teaspoons do you use in the...

what size teaspoons do you use in the States/Australia? I've just checked the ones in my drawer using a syringe of water and I've got 3ml, 4ml and 5ml!
And on that subject what on earth is a 'cup'...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-23-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Welcome Leo Your English, grammar and...

Welcome Leo

Your English, grammar and spelling, is better than a lot of native speakers! No apologies necessary. Be very proud of your language skills.

If my Spanish was half as good I'd be...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-20-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Hi Sade The European equivalent of Kelpmax is...

Hi Sade
The European equivalent of Kelpmax is Kelpak, distributed by Besgrow. Great stuff! See this thread:...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-14-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Thank you all for taking the time to respond and...

Thank you all for taking the time to respond and offer your thoughts and suggestions.
I've not seen any dry orchid fertiliser here but I'm happy to continue with the current liquid one and increase...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-13-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Thank you so much ES. My brain turns to mush when...

Thank you so much ES. My brain turns to mush when I try to calculate fertiliser dilutions. I've read Ray's stuff and it makes sense at the time but putting it into practice dissolves my grey matter.
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-13-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Patchy pigmentation on some Phal leaves

Can anyone help me identify what's happening with the leaves on a couple of my phals?
I have 8 phals grown under these particular conditions and it has only affected 2 of them so far. Another 20...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-09-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 18,751
Posted By Fuerte Rav
We have plenty of these Aeoniums here although...

We have plenty of these Aeoniums here although not in my garden as I dislike them intensely! I love the leaves' colour and form, but the colour of the blooms really jars with me. The yellow is just...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-07-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,391
Posted By Fuerte Rav
You've set me off again! :rofl: Now tempted...

You've set me off again! :rofl:

Now tempted to try with Monarch caterpillar frass. 🤔 🐛
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-06-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,391
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Haven't stopped laughing since I read this,...

Haven't stopped laughing since I read this, thanks :rofl:

I learnt a long time ago not to discuss off the wall ideas before implementing them! What he doesn't know, doesn't hurt. 🤐
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-04-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Fuerte Rav
I believe it was the same for tulip bulbs in the...

I believe it was the same for tulip bulbs in the early 1600s. Every plant/flower has it's day it seems! :rofl:
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-01-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By Fuerte Rav
I have to say they really look like potential...

I have to say they really look like potential keikis to me, growing as they are on the old flower spike, rather than basal growths. But I'm a relative newbie myself .......
Good luck with rescuing...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 02-26-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By Fuerte Rav
That's awful/horrible, so sorry 😢

That's awful/horrible, so sorry 😢
Forum: Pests & Diseases 02-25-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Fuerte Rav
Certainly looks like it and goes along with me...

Certainly looks like it and goes along with me not being able to find what I thought were the likely culprits such as scale or cochineal.
Thanks Ray, really useful!
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