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Forum: Potting & Repotting 03-28-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,361
Posted By Andrew-L
Since moving my phals outside, one has done this....

Since moving my phals outside, one has done this. It's the one I didn't clip the flower spikes upright on. I think it looks good, I'm just scared she gonna flop out the pot. Even though the flower...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-25-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By Andrew-L
Wear safety glasses while drilling the glass!!!...

Wear safety glasses while drilling the glass!!! You could try heating with a torch and blowing holes with a straw also
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-25-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By Andrew-L
Ok, that clarifys things. What pathogens should I...

Ok, that clarifys things. What pathogens should I be watching out for?
Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-25-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,609
Posted By Andrew-L
There is a LED grow light, called night sky...

There is a LED grow light, called night sky something or another that mimics lightning strikes at night. Supposed to make the plant feel like it's outdoors I guess
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-24-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Andrew-L
In my case, the 6-4-4 is my general feeding and...

In my case, the 6-4-4 is my general feeding and the 0-0.5-0.7 contains earthworm castings and bat guano.
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-24-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By Andrew-L
Ummmm. Should I be worrying about my orchid...

Ummmm. Should I be worrying about my orchid giving something to my tomatoes if grown in same nft setup?

Should I worry about one phal giving it to another phal of the same type in same nft system?...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-24-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,609
Posted By Andrew-L
Although I did have my phals under LED, I did not...

Although I did have my phals under LED, I did not put them under my "big" led for fear of it being too much. I had them under a small novelty led grow light that has each light on adjustable arms....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-24-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Andrew-L
The only time fertilizer gets confusing is when...

The only time fertilizer gets confusing is when you are mixing them and trying to figure out what npk value you have when you mix an 6-4-4 with a 0-0.5-0.7 when using 1ml of the first and 2ml of the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-24-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By Andrew-L
C Reason is bark will decompose. I'm wishing...

C

Reason is bark will decompose. I'm wishing now I wouldn't have repotted mine in a bark/leca mixture and just went full leca after moving my plants outside.

Also Ray mentioned repotting phals...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 03-24-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,609
Posted By Andrew-L
The majority of the LED grow lights you find are...

The majority of the LED grow lights you find are all the same lights with different packaging. What matters is the diodes themselves and the drivers that power them. There aren't a ton of companies...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-24-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Andrew-L
I wonder if keikei formation evolved into the...

I wonder if keikei formation evolved into the orchids deck of cards because it's seeds require such specific environment to germinate
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-24-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Andrew-L
And then you start injecting CO2 into the grow...

And then you start injecting CO2 into the grow area. 😁 I'm really trying to recreate the mesozoic era in my garage lmao
Forum: Potting & Repotting 03-24-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,380
Posted By Andrew-L
And then trying to troubleshoot plant illnesses...

And then trying to troubleshoot plant illnesses is a whole 'nother ball game. Hell humans aren't all that great at troubleshooting human illnesses.

I know we have doctor's, they try. They also...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-24-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Andrew-L
Roberta, question. Have you ever wondered how...

Roberta, question. Have you ever wondered how much fertilizer your plant could take? If it's not nutrient burning it's still hungry right? The plant will store all this "energy" and use it how it...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-24-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Andrew-L
In nature, when does a plant just get "plain"...

In nature, when does a plant just get "plain" water? Never

Roberta is right on weakly weekly. My ocd kicks in if I don't know exactly what's in there
Forum: Potting & Repotting 03-24-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,380
Posted By Andrew-L
Hydrogen peroxide is a signaling molecule of...

Hydrogen peroxide is a signaling molecule of plant defense against pathogens.

This is only for plant borne sicknesses/virus's.

The type of "damage" you are doing to the roots is ectoparasitic....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-24-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Andrew-L
That does work also. But there is no information...

That does work also. But there is no information for future reference when you do that.

Good analogy, feeding without knowing HOW much exactly is kinda like eating off the run down school bus...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-24-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By Andrew-L
Ok, so orchid to orchid contamination. Now...

Ok, so orchid to orchid contamination. Now extrapolate. Does this ring true to orchids of the same species, same origin location? Or just different types of orchid
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-24-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Andrew-L
What exactly is in keikei grow? Do orchids...

What exactly is in keikei grow?

Do orchids only produce keikei as a last ditch effort to make sure the species lives on? As in when the orchid is dying?

If so I wonder what is in keikei grow...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-24-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Andrew-L
Bottom line, you are looking for a all around...

Bottom line, you are looking for a all around fertilizer, or that's what the culture sheet says.

So 20-20-20 = 12-12-12 = 8-8-8

The only difference is the dose, or how you dilute it. Get...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 03-24-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By Andrew-L
I've heard that when using hydroponics with a lot...

I've heard that when using hydroponics with a lot of different plants you run the risk of spreading viruses. Only if using common water source, like a resoviour. Does this apply to orchid on orchid...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 03-24-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Andrew-L
From what I've read there is nothing you can feed...

From what I've read there is nothing you can feed the plant to induce blooming. What kind of orchids are you growing?

Many orchids' flowering trigger is only hypothesized and not proven.

This...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-24-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Andrew-L
I don't find that thread confusing at all. Just...

I don't find that thread confusing at all. Just because someone is a new member and only has a couple of orchids doesn't mean they have been living under a rock before finding this place.

No...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-18-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By Andrew-L
How soon will an orchid tell you that it's been...

How soon will an orchid tell you that it's been over fed? After it's too late? Lol
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-18-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By Andrew-L
Basically, you fill a jar halfway~ with seeds,...

Basically, you fill a jar halfway~ with seeds, add water, cover, wait until you see tons of little baby's poking cotyledons out, then dump it into a blender. Add 1 cup of seed sprout blend to 10...
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