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Forum: Advanced Discussion 04-20-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,498
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Wow what roots. I would have no idea what to do...

Wow what roots. I would have no idea what to do with that mass.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 04-09-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By realoldbeachbum
I want to shop at your Lowes!

I want to shop at your Lowes!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 04-05-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,685
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Early - Hope your daughter does well and recovers...

Early - Hope your daughter does well and recovers rapidly. As for AL weather -- it is not too humid now, but the pollen is crazy. If you are allergic to pollen, bring your meds. Safe travels. ROBB
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 04-02-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Welcome to the OB, KiminCT! I am new to...

Welcome to the OB, KiminCT!

I am new to orchids so cannot provide advice, however, I can tell you that these fine folks here at OB know their stuff and are so willing to help.

I am like you...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-01-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Chicken - I recently purchased my first BIG...

Chicken - I recently purchased my first BIG Cattleya and the blooms were stunning. Now I want more! You are correct though, the blooms didn't last that long. I am interested in the responses you...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-29-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Gorgeous bloom!

Gorgeous bloom!
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-29-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Welcome to the OB, geo. (I am almost your...

Welcome to the OB, geo. (I am almost your neighbor -- AL.)

You found the right forum for super orchid advice. These folks know their stuff!

I succumbed to the orchid addiction about three...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-27-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Yes, money, we enjoy pics. Nice growing!

Yes, money, we enjoy pics. Nice growing!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-21-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,291
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Yes SP, Nakornchaisri is a river in Thailand. ...

Yes SP, Nakornchaisri is a river in Thailand. Interesting stuff.

I will post pictures if mine ever blooms! It don't be this year - maybe next. Patience.patience.patience.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 03-20-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,685
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Hubs & I got 2nd Moderna shot a month ago. No...

Hubs & I got 2nd Moderna shot a month ago. No side effects whatsoever. We are in late 60's with no underlying conditions.

Per doc recommendation: We hydrated WELL before both shots . . . like...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-20-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,291
Posted By realoldbeachbum
SP - I am drooling! That bloom makes my day.

SP - I am drooling! That bloom makes my day.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-20-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Welcome to the OB, ts84! You have found the...

Welcome to the OB, ts84! You have found the right place for great orchid info. These folks know their orchid stuff! They have saved my collection.

Word of caution: Orchid collecting can be...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-17-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,291
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Those blooms make me happy all over!! I...

Those blooms make me happy all over!! I purchased one from Kalapanatropicals in Nov based on a pic on their web site. NOW I AM REALLY STOKED, but fear mine will never look that spectacular! ...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 03-13-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Oh my, SVO 7623 is gorgeous! Guess another order...

Oh my, SVO 7623 is gorgeous! Guess another order to SVO is forthcoming!!!!!!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-11-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Question Paph Spicerianum Seedlings - Repot together or not?

Help OB! Just unpotted new Paph spicerianum seedling from Hausermann's. Thought I had ONE nice seedling, but have three seedlets instead! They are tiny tiny (see pic).

Should I pot them up...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 03-10-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Welcome Bulb! I am new to orchids as well (3...

Welcome Bulb! I am new to orchids as well (3 years). Word of caution: Orchids are addicting. Once I got that first bloom "on my watch" -- not purchased with a bud or bloom -- I was hooked.

You...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-10-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Oh no, ES! Say it ain't so:biggrin:

Oh no, ES! Say it ain't so:biggrin:
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-09-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Are Lady Bugs beneficial to orchids?

I enjoy having lady bugs in my vegetable garden because they eat aphids and such. What about in my orchid grow room?

Now that the weather has warmed they are coming in through every crack and...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-09-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,856
Posted By realoldbeachbum
SVO customer service: Received shipment of 9...

SVO customer service: Received shipment of 9 mini catts last week. One had mechanical damage & another one had suspicious brown on pbulb and leaf.

I took pics and sent to SVO asking if they...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-03-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By realoldbeachbum
It took mine a month to bloom out after the bud...

It took mine a month to bloom out after the bud formed. Patience patience patience!

Welcome to the OB. You will love it here. I am new to orchids as well, and have found these fine folks to...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-02-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Thanks vege. I will check both of them out.

Thanks vege. I will check both of them out.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 03-02-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By realoldbeachbum
I want a Phal Gigantea in the WORST WAY, but...

I want a Phal Gigantea in the WORST WAY, but cannot find one online. I am afraid of Normans due to bad reviews. Does anyone know of another reputable on-line seller that might have them? (My max...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-01-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Same here DC. Heavy read. I understood about 1%...

Same here DC. Heavy read. I understood about 1% of it.

I received analysis from JR Peters ($40) -- and the same situation -- don't understand most, but I have taken it on as a challenge. ...
Forum: Pests & Diseases 03-01-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By realoldbeachbum
Welcome to the OB! I am a newbie to orchids as...

Welcome to the OB! I am a newbie to orchids as well so really can't help you here. Just so you know, though, you have found the right place for great orchid guidance. These folks KNOW orchids! ...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-28-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By realoldbeachbum
I suffer from the same addiction. If you find a...

I suffer from the same addiction. If you find a cure, PLEASE LET ME KNOW!!
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