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Search: Posts Made By: Keysguy
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-14-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Keysguy
Peter- when I grew in a New Hampshire greenhouse...

Peter- when I grew in a New Hampshire greenhouse I found I HAD to supplement. I don't think it was so much the shortened days as it is all the freaking endless gloomy gray sunless days from November...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-14-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Keysguy
Yet Another C. trianae

'Tis the season so...........

This is a plant I bought about 18 months ago from Ecuagenera. It has tripled in size since I've had it.

Grown outdoors year-round under 60% shade cloth.

Only 1...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-14-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Keysguy
Peter- do you supplement with any artificial...

Peter- do you supplement with any artificial light at all?

My trianae just bloomed as well so I'll post it in another thread so you can have a comparison.
Forum: Connoisseur's corner 01-13-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 436
Posted By Keysguy
My wife and I are both coffee junkies and will...

My wife and I are both coffee junkies and will only buy whole beans which we grind ourselves. We have even gone so far as buying green beans and roasted our own, blending several different types and...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 01-05-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Keysguy
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-05-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By Keysguy
Wow, that's a gorgeous flower Kim.

Wow, that's a gorgeous flower Kim.
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 01-05-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By Keysguy
If I had an outdoor space with good shade...

If I had an outdoor space with good shade available from 10 am to 4 pm (or better yet in a shade house), I'd have most all of my orchids outdoors for as much of the summer as possible.
Have the...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 01-05-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By Keysguy
And there is our "word of the day" winner. ...

And there is our "word of the day" winner.
Nicely played Ray! :goodjob:D
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 12-31-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Keysguy
All the planned winter shows in New England have...

All the planned winter shows in New England have been cancelled as well.
The New Hampshire show is scheduled for last weekend of March and we're going to hang on until mid Feb as our cut-off date...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 12-30-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,645
Posted By Keysguy
Off the top of my head K-Sci I could understand...

Off the top of my head K-Sci I could understand the humid environment contributing because it allows the cells to remain constantly hydrated and open and therefor receptive to available nutrients....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-29-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Keysguy
I use Rexius fir bark for most of my...

I use Rexius fir bark for most of my "thick-rooted" orchids such as the Cattleya alliance members. The bigger the roots, the larger the size of bark I use. It comes in small, medium and large.

For...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-23-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By Keysguy
Most encyclia's are from the subtropical to...

Most encyclia's are from the subtropical to tropical regions of the world. These area are typically subject to hot, wet summers and warm, dryer winters. A dryer winter should not be interpreted as...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 12-15-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Keysguy
There's a thread here somewhere Jeff that I...

There's a thread here somewhere Jeff that I posted late this past summer on shallow Catt. hanging baskets I made. I found some square 11" white cedar dowels on Etsy. I wanted a 10" x 10" basket so...
Forum: Identification Forum 12-09-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By Keysguy
I know what it is. It's gorgeous, that's...

I know what it is.

It's gorgeous, that's what! :lol:
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 12-08-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By Keysguy
:bowing:bowing:bowing:bowing

:bowing:bowing:bowing:bowing
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 12-07-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By Keysguy
OK so all tragedy aside DC...is that a "warmth...

OK so all tragedy aside DC...is that a "warmth tolerant" variety?
Forum: Outdoor Gardening 12-04-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,017
Posted By Keysguy
I'm with Ray. Our dew here is so heavy this...

I'm with Ray.
Our dew here is so heavy this time of year. By 9 PM you can hear it running off the metal room and dripping down the downspouts.
My orchids love it but then we don't go into the 50's...
Forum: Pet Depot 12-03-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By Keysguy
My condolences Diane. They are amazing friends.

My condolences Diane.
They are amazing friends.
Forum: Pet Depot 12-03-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,030
Posted By Keysguy
I'm sorry DC. I hope you find comfort in your...

I'm sorry DC. I hope you find comfort in your memories of all the good times you had together.

The truest comment I've ever seen about dogs was the quote " the creation of the dog was God's finest...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 12-02-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,822
Posted By Keysguy
You're right WW. There's something that could...

You're right WW. There's something that could bite you probably anywhere on the planet. To me, hurricanes are bad news but at least in the modern era you have time to prepare and run. Earthquakes,...
Forum: Members' Displays 12-01-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Keysguy
Well Kim, maybe we'll just have to figure out a...

Well Kim, maybe we'll just have to figure out a way to get you down here at some point for a visit to the Key West Orchid Society.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 12-01-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,822
Posted By Keysguy
That's interesting Sade, I did not know that....

That's interesting Sade, I did not know that. Thank you for the history. My son's M-I-L is from the DR so now I have something new and fun to discuss with her when I see her at Christmas. :biggrin:
Forum: Orchid Lounge 11-29-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,822
Posted By Keysguy
Why is it a colonialist name Sade? Is that not...

Why is it a colonialist name Sade? Is that not the correct nomenclature for the island landmass?
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-29-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Keysguy
My lindleyi (aggregatum) has zero fragrance DC so...

My lindleyi (aggregatum) has zero fragrance DC so you're not missing anything keeping it next to the compost bin. :rofl:
Forum: Orchid Lounge 11-29-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,822
Posted By Keysguy
That's an interesting graphic Ray. I don't think...

That's an interesting graphic Ray. I don't think I've ever seen it before.

In looking at it, another interesting optic is it clearly shows how Hispaniola and Cuba appear to, in general, "deflect"...
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