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Forum: Pests & Diseases 11-18-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Keysguy
Luke- You said you moved it into the house and...

Luke- You said you moved it into the house and it's 72.
If there were no yellow leaves when you brought it in and you have AC running, my suspicion is that it will HATE that environment.

I move...
Forum: Coelogyne Alliance 11-17-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Keysguy
How the heck is that not on my "must have"...

How the heck is that not on my "must have" list????

rbarata......if they develop that quickly can we assume the flowers are short lived?

OK.....my list has been fixed!

Looks like a good one...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-17-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Keysguy
Somewhere in here is a thread where I posted pics...

Somewhere in here is a thread where I posted pics a couple of weeks ago of live Spanish moss covering my hanging vandaceous plants. I have to harvest it (severe thinning) from them every fall to let...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 11-13-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By Keysguy
If you are in Coral Cables take a drive down to...

If you are in Coral Cables take a drive down to Homestead. It's an hour at the most. Check out R.F. Orchids and there are several others if you google.
TOP 10 BEST Orchid Nursery in Homestead, FL -...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-13-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Keysguy
Nicely done and congratulations!

Nicely done and congratulations!
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 11-12-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Keysguy
Lowell???????? OMG!!!!!! I grew up in...

Lowell???????? OMG!!!!!!

I grew up in "Lynn, Lynn the City of sin, you never come out the way you went in".

And Lowell might be even worse!
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 11-12-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Keysguy
Both invited DC. I know Ecuagenera will...

Both invited DC.

I know Ecuagenera will eventually respond and be there because they asked me about it a few weeks ago and they come every year we've held it. Even pre Apopka.

Andy asked about...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 11-12-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Keysguy
Thanks for your thoughts seca. I think we...

Thanks for your thoughts seca.

I think we try to do most of the things you mention including picking up international plant shipments, getting them through customs and then to safe storage at the...
Forum: Identification Forum 11-11-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By Keysguy
Most of those, especially the hybrids which I...

Most of those, especially the hybrids which I suspect yours is, will do fine if you just drop them on the ground. Assuming of course you have the right conditions. It doesn't take them very long...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 11-11-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Keysguy
Thanks Stone. Some good thoughts there. 1) I...

Thanks Stone. Some good thoughts there.

1) I agree totally with this but our issue is, other than Phals, there really aren't any specialty growers anywhere near us. Piping Rock was a great...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 11-11-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Keysguy
We do have a decent website and even will take...

We do have a decent website and even will take their table payments through it as well as registering all their plants for exhibit.

We do get a room rate deal from the hotel which we pass on to...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 11-11-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Keysguy
Attracting Orchid Show Vendors

Good day all.

I'm in charge of soliciting and contracting vendors for the New Hampshire OS annual show and sale which is typically the largest in New England. Historically we've had 8-10 plant...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-10-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By Keysguy
I bought a couple of small seedlings last summer...

I bought a couple of small seedlings last summer ('20).
An Aurea from Peter Lin and 2 Rosita's from Brent Baker. I had already paid Brent for a larger one which he was out of when he got my payment...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 11-05-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Keysguy
You need to have a way to keep the humidity at...

You need to have a way to keep the humidity at 60% min and temp around 80 day/60 night with artificial grow lights on for 12 hours a day.
At least that's how I finally had success up there.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 11-02-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By Keysguy
It does look like thrips to me as well. I use...

It does look like thrips to me as well.
I use orthene because I grow outside but here is a really good source of information with more options.

Orchid Pests...
Forum: Member Projects 11-01-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 17,004
Posted By Keysguy
So far. Now we'll see what happens that it's made...

So far. Now we'll see what happens that it's made the move from being under lights to being outdoors full time.
Forum: Member Projects 10-31-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 17,004
Posted By Keysguy
OK, so here's mine. Like I said, looks happy...

OK, so here's mine.
Like I said, looks happy enough but no hint of a spike as yet.
At some point here this is going to get mounted onto a shingle. It's currently in sphagnum (as it arrived from...
Forum: Member Projects 10-30-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 17,004
Posted By Keysguy
Mine's doing "OK". It's still pretty small...

Mine's doing "OK".
It's still pretty small though.
I'll try and post a pic tomorrow when I'm out in the shade house.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-29-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Keysguy
Well, I have one that does well and I have it in...

Well, I have one that does well and I have it in a pot of medium size fir bark only and I know other folks down here in the Keys that grow theirs on a mount.

I'm not sure what I'm looking at in...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 10-29-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Keysguy
Not sure what your growspace is rbarata but I...

Not sure what your growspace is rbarata but I have a friend who grows in New Hampshire in a greenhouse (outdoor shadehouse in summer) and he has his mounted on a giant slab of cork bark the size of a...
Forum: Members' Displays 10-29-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Keysguy
Interesting, I've never even noticed any bugs in...

Interesting, I've never even noticed any bugs in it. I'll have to look closer.

I'm only about a couple hundred feet back off the open water so we always get a great east wind here so that may help...
Forum: Members' Displays 10-28-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Keysguy
Back in the land of OZ

I haven't had much to post over the summer although I did manage to round up about 25 new friends to bring back down to the Keys with me.

Looks like we had a fairly typical wet summer and...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-13-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By Keysguy
Another option I'll add to Roberta's suggestions...

Another option I'll add to Roberta's suggestions is I use a Brother P-Touch labelmaker and stick that on a plastic label. 5 years into it and zero fading or degradation of any kind and they are...
Forum: Growing on Mounts 10-13-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By Keysguy
Project complete! I ended up using 16 ga....

Project complete!

I ended up using 16 ga. fencing wire. Cheap yet sturdy and easy to work with. I had some left over "pet proof" screening (it wasn't :rofl:) so also incorporated that into my...
Forum: Parts & Equipment 10-04-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By Keysguy
Check out Charley's Greenhouses. Charley's...

Check out Charley's Greenhouses.

Charley's Electric Water Valve Assembly — Charley's Greenhouse & Garden (https://charleysgh.com/products/electric-water-valve-assembly)

This is what I use for...
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