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Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-28-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By theorchidapartment
Oh good! Thanks, and happy anniversary!

Oh good! Thanks, and happy anniversary!
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-27-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thanks guys! Fun learning that your wife was on...

Thanks guys! Fun learning that your wife was on the show, Ray.

I miss Alex too. I was actually supposed to tape on April 1, 2020, but that didn't happen for obvious reasons, so my dream of being...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-27-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By theorchidapartment
Jeopardy! Wednesday, July 28th

Hi all!

I'm fairly new around these parts, but I wanted to give everyone in the US and Canada a heads up that I will be on Jeopardy tomorrow (7/28).

Who knows, maybe I'll even talk about...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 06-04-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By theorchidapartment
Also came here to say ethylene gas from the...

Also came here to say ethylene gas from the candles seemed like a more likely suspect than heat, if related at all, and want to add that if you cook with a gas burner without proper ventilation, it...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 05-31-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By theorchidapartment
Yeah, I got it from Ecuagenera so it arrived in a...

Yeah, I got it from Ecuagenera so it arrived in a bag with some sphagnum. But it was in tip top shape so I'm hopeful it will bounce back before too long!
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 05-30-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thanks, WW, that is helpful to hear about your...

Thanks, WW, that is helpful to hear about your most recent one. Guess I should have read a bit more about when is best to make the transition but since it wasn't potted, I figured one ill-timed...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 05-30-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thanks Ray. You're right that this plant is new...

Thanks Ray. You're right that this plant is new to S/H, so I think most of the decline could be attributed to its old root system calling it quits. Hoping that the new roots will begin to make up for...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 05-30-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thank you for your thoughtful response! ...

Thank you for your thoughtful response!

Since this arrived healthy and bare rooted and is a species that likes having "wet feet," I figured it was my best opportunity to try S/H, but I totally...
Forum: Semi-Hydroponic Culture 05-30-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By theorchidapartment
Leaf die-back, S/H Phrag. schlimii

I received a very healthy and established Phragmipedium schlimii from Ecuagenera about a month and a half ago, which I put directly in semi-hydro.

It was in bloom with more buds on the way; most...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 05-10-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thanks to you both! It does seem like the back...

Thanks to you both! It does seem like the back bulbs have a bit more to give, so I may hold off a bit longer.

I get the sense that people usually start to water too soon, but is there any sign...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 05-10-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By theorchidapartment
Me again! Back with the classic question, should...

Me again! Back with the classic question, should I start watering yet?

http://www.orchidboard.com/community/attachment.php?attachmentid=152218&stc=1&d=1620663572
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Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-10-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By theorchidapartment
I live in your neck of the woods and grow a Vanda...

I live in your neck of the woods and grow a Vanda hybrid indoors under a Jungle Dawn LED bar year round. It's potted in wine corks with a layer of Orchiata bark on top and watered daily. Media and...
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 04-01-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By theorchidapartment
My pleasure, thank you for your compliments!!

My pleasure, thank you for your compliments!!
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 03-31-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 03-31-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By theorchidapartment
Oh no!!! I have definitely noticed things in...

Oh no!!! I have definitely noticed things in pictures I didn't see in person, but fortunately no thrips so far, knock wood.
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 03-31-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thanks, Roberta! Making an effort on the photo...

Thanks, Roberta! Making an effort on the photo front so I appreciate it. Had to doctor out the cat hairs on the black shirt I used as a backdrop! Ah, cats...
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 03-31-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thanks! This is growing in my fridgarium, so high...

Thanks! This is growing in my fridgarium, so high humidity, medium light, and a day temp of around 67F with a 10F dip for 6 hours at night. I give the sphag a daily misting by hand.
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 03-31-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By theorchidapartment
Dendrochilum gracile

When I received this Dendrochilum gracile last year, most of its new growths were rotting. It's taken a while to bounce back, but here are my rewards!
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Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 03-19-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thanks WW! Wouldn't have been possible without...

Thanks WW! Wouldn't have been possible without the fridge.
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 03-19-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By theorchidapartment
In heaven, the conditions are right for every...

In heaven, the conditions are right for every orchid to thrive. :rofl:

And thanks!
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 03-19-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thanks! I grow this in my fridge...

Thanks!



I grow this in my fridge terrarium, which I water daily by hand. Temperatures are around 68F/20C in the daytime and 59F/15C for 6 hours overnight. Humidity hovers between 85 & 95%....
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 03-18-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By theorchidapartment
Thank you, Roberta! I did my best to capture the...

Thank you, Roberta! I did my best to capture the shimmer, though nothing compares to seeing it in person. :o
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 03-18-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By theorchidapartment
Masdevallia veitchiana

The first time this has bloomed in my care and WOWOWOW!

Bloom is about 4 1/4" tall with a second bud following close behind.
...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 02-18-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 101,241
Posted By theorchidapartment
Yes! There are temperature controllers with time...

Yes! There are temperature controllers with time settings like this one (https://www.ink-bird.com/products-temperature-controller-itc310t.html). Popular in the fermentation world as well. I use this...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 02-18-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 101,241
Posted By theorchidapartment
How am I only now seeing this amazing thread??...

How am I only now seeing this amazing thread?? Such a beautiful paradise you've built!

The fridge is perfect for your Dendrobium tower. How did you add the lighting?

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