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Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-11-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Hereís my Lc. Park Ridge 'Thornridge' (Spring...

Hereís my Lc. Park Ridge 'Thornridge' (Spring Comet x C. mossiae). And speaking of escaping from the basket, itís learning a few tricks from its brother that I posted :) a few posts back. Itís the...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-09-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Yes, so true ES. I almost didnít go to FL a few...

Yes, so true ES. I almost didnít go to FL a few weeks ago because of all the travel hassle. I am so glad I did though, the visit to the Marie Selby garden in Sarasota really made it worth the trip. ...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-09-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Sound advice Roberta and with your orchid...

Sound advice Roberta and with your orchid collection it seems to be working well!
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-08-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Satellite pot orbiting the large Cattleya basket

So, look what has happened with my little satellite pot orbiting my large cattleya basket. Of all the growths this cattleya produced this summer, the only one with a sheath is the lead that escaped...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-17-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Thanks SP! Yes I agree. I like the look of wood...

Thanks SP! Yes I agree. I like the look of wood baskets but they are much more difficult than clay pots for repotting extras. Thatís my only regret with putting all my orchids in baskets years...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-17-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Wood basket with satellite pot

Hi all, I still have not repotted this large cattleya into another basket. I do have an enormous wooden basket I picked up on my last trip to Florida, but Iíd have to charge it rent for all the...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-19-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Just stunning blooms - thank you for sharing that...

Just stunning blooms - thank you for sharing that Roberta! and for $7.50 - even sweeter.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-19-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
That is amazing! And how they always just...

That is amazing! And how they always just gravitate to the corners of the pot; it must make the orchid potting mix sales companies happy. Bet the blooms are spectacular on that one.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-19-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
A year later - Orchid roots *attacking* my baskets again.

Cattleya Orchid roots *attacking* my baskets again. I know, I know...being facetious :biggrin: . Itís been a year since that first re-basketing project. As you can see from 2nd photo below the...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-05-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Thank you! Iíll look that one up. Hereís a...

Thank you! Iíll look that one up. Hereís a photo of when it fully opened.
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-04-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Thank you Roberta! That makes sense to me and I...

Thank you Roberta! That makes sense to me and I will remember that. I had to drive back just as it was opening blooms and was never able to experience the fragrance of the flowers. I hear they are...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-04-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Thank you!! What is so weird is that I have...

Thank you!!

What is so weird is that I have this plant for over 4 years and it never bloomed. Then I started a new job 400 miles away from home in winter this year and could not take my orchids. ...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-04-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Brassia Edvah Loo ĎNashidaĎ wooden basket repotted

So, this time it was my Brassia Edvah Loo ĎNashidaí that was set to into a larger wooden basket. Makes for a very heavy basket. I needed to be careful as this plant was blooming at the time, roots...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 02-18-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
You're welcome. I am the same way. I like to...

You're welcome. I am the same way. I like to see visual step by steps too. When I attempt to do some new gardening task that is new to me, I try to remember to photograph the steps just in case it...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 02-18-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Potting & Repotting 02-17-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Surgery was required for this one...

This orchid, Blc Blanche Aisaka 'Yuki' FCC/AOS, was growing in a 6" wooden basket and only one quarter of the basket was alive and healthy. Or barely alive. I used a hack saw to cut out from the...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-01-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
LOL, I appreciate your sense of humor and thanks...

LOL, I appreciate your sense of humor and thanks for the kind words! I purchased that orchid 30 yrs ago when I was a college student. Most $$ I ever paid for an orchid, and as a broke college...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 01-01-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Here is the 2nd of the 2 large cattleyas to...

Here is the 2nd of the 2 large cattleyas to bloom. The white was the first. This purple bloomed a month later than usual, but I canít complain. I bought a 15Ē basket for this purple one and will...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 12-10-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Thank you! Yes, good observation. I recall that...

Thank you! Yes, good observation. I recall that some of the growths protruded in a way that I could not rest the inner basket squarely on the outer basket. I let it rest where it felt stable. ...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 12-10-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Sep 2019 update - white catt in new 10" basket

Thank you DirtyCoconuts for the reply and kind words. As a palm and orchid hobbyist in the northeast, I am envious of your zone 10B "hot and wet climate." I thought I'd take this oppty to show a few...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 08-03-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Update: bloomimg now 4 months late

Here are the blooms. They are putting out new growths too. Been a strange year from them. We had a house guest staying all winter in the sunny spare bedroom which is also the "orchid room" so I...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-28-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Update: Catts overtaking their wooden baskets

Here is an update (few months after my original post) on my Catts overtaking their wooden baskets. Pic attached. Seems that this Catt is moving up to the "2nd floor level" in its wooden basket. ...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 05-04-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Bombotany, thanks for the reply. Yes, that...

Bombotany, thanks for the reply. Yes, that sounds like another good option. Will need to be careful sanitizing my tools but at least I'll have several plants and insurance from all of them...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 04-27-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Thanks Rbarata for the quick reply. It is in an...

Thanks Rbarata for the quick reply. It is in an 8 inch basket now so I think the next size would be a 10 or 12 inch. and I though it was BIG now :)

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Forum: Potting & Repotting 04-27-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,502
Posted By piping plover
Wooden baskets engulfed by large cattleyas - is Repotting even possible?

Hi All, I am a new member but have been visiting/lurking this forum for awhile now. I need help. Six years ago I transferred all my Catts from clay pots to wooden baskets. I am now regretting it. ...
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