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Search: Posts Made By: Rhonda Svoboda
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-03-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Thank you!! I appreciate your input.

Thank you!! I appreciate your input.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-03-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Ok. This has grown a life of its own. First...

Ok.
This has grown a life of its own. First Shadeflower, I did not intend on offending you. Sometimes words come accross via text differently than intended. Having re-read what I wrote I want to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-03-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Yeah- I don't think its from the lights. It is...

Yeah- I don't think its from the lights. It is definetly a cal/mag deficency. I am not going to go into all the details as to why.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-03-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Follow up question on Cal/Mag deficency

Several of my Orchids have splotchy leaves. I posted about this a few months ago. I tried an organic lime mix and it didn't help.
I just tried a straight cal/mag supplement that I hope helps. My...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-27-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Thank You!!!

Thank You!!!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-27-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
New orchids is it ok to repot

So I received two new plants Trichopilia tortillis x Stella and Chysis aurea var. limminghei. Both are potted in spagh. moss. Usually I repot immediately as they've probably been in that mix for a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-27-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Thanks to you both. I picked an airy mix (the...

Thanks to you both. I picked an airy mix (the catt.one) which had bark about the same size as it came in. I added a bit of spagh. to retain moisture but not so much as to smother the roots.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-27-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Potting mix for Catt. seedling

Hi,
I have two mixes that I can use for this orchid. Its a catt. seeling. I have a straight Catt. Imperial mix and an oncidium/seedling mix- both from RePot Me. Which should I use? It came in a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-27-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Lc. Mari's Song care

Does anyone have experience with this Catt? I can't find any cultural info that speaks specifically to this orchid. Does it just need regular Catt conditions?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-27-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Thanks. I've just ordered a good Cal Mag...

Thanks. I've just ordered a good Cal Mag supplement for them. I noticed a few months ago that some of my orchids had splotchy leaves due to insufficent cal;mag. I checked on my plants this morning...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-26-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Thanks for the info!!

Thanks for the info!!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-26-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Yeah!! Thank you- do I need to grow seedlings...

Yeah!! Thank you- do I need to grow seedlings differently than mature plants?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-26-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Thank You !!!

Thank You !!!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-26-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Culture of Catt. seedlings

Hi all,
I am thinking about purchasing 2 Catt. seedlings, Cattleya leopoldii v. flammea, and Cattleya Tai Rose x bicolor. I am concerned about buying seedlings. Do they require different cultural...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-26-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Weather in MI

This summer has proven challenging for orchid growth. The first half of June we had a severe drought with 90-96 degree heat.
Now we have flood conditions. We've received our entire average rainfall...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-21-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Wow!! Tons of great ideas and advice!!! Thank you...

Wow!! Tons of great ideas and advice!!! Thank you all.
The lights from Amazon were awesome for the price!!! They really worked out well. I chose a model that had a built in timer.
About 2 1/2...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Shadeflower- Thanks for the tips. Also- I copied...

Shadeflower- Thanks for the tips. Also- I copied the post because I am looking for specific tips on grow lights and decided I would address that specific question as a stand alone. I know how the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Ok. Lots of good questions. I am talking LED...

Ok. Lots of good questions. I am talking LED lights. My budget is between $250-$350. I have about 30 orchids. The grow light will be in my formal living room- which is not often used but still very...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Grow lights and sun exposure

I have actual grow lights that I got off amazon. They are free standing LED grow lights that cost about $60.00. I noticed last year that the light intensity wasn't as strong as the previous years so...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
I have actual grow lights that I got off amazon....

I have actual grow lights that I got off amazon. They are free standing LED grow lights that cost about $60.00. I noticed last year that the light intensity wasn't as strong as the previous years so...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
This orchid is over 10 years old

This orchid is over 10 years old
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Thanks as always for your imput!! Your amazing at...

Thanks as always for your imput!! Your amazing at this stuff. So when I put it in full I thought I had acclimated it enough but it burned so I pulled it back into only morning sun for a few weeks. I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Pot. Burana Beauty 'buenaflor' lifespan

This is another orchid that I've had for years. Its bloomed once or twice but that was over 5 years ago. Its healthy, gets full sun, fertilizer, etc. I am about ready to throw it out. I can use the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-20-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Unknown Catt. that won't bloom

I've had a Catt. for years and it just won't bloom. I repotted it this week and holy cow!! way overgrown. I grow it in full sun in the summer and under grow lights in the cold months so it gets...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 05-27-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rhonda Svoboda
Thank you

Thank you
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