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Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-23-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By Roberta
It sounds like you might be pushing it to leave...

It sounds like you might be pushing it to leave them out when it's that chilly (since they haven't had time to acclimate). At this stage, as long as days are mild, don't worry about the lows being...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-23-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By Roberta
They can easily go down into the 40's, 50's are...

They can easily go down into the 40's, 50's are OK. They'll be wanting coolish days ... my winter highs are mostly in the mid to high 60's F with a few warmer days, winter lows in the low 40's, with...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-22-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By Roberta
If they are sprouting, go ahead and start...

If they are sprouting, go ahead and start watering lightly. Once they break the surface, you can increase the watering.

I'm holding back on mine, just misting to mimic dew, since I'm not done...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-22-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By Roberta
Good growing! Have fun! Your challenge will be to...

Good growing! Have fun! Your challenge will be to imitate a Mediterranean climate where you live... I'm spoiled, it's easy for me because I live in one.
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-22-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By Roberta
I wouldn't worry about the marble chips. If you...

I wouldn't worry about the marble chips. If you get some later you can use them as a top dressing, but I sometimes skip them and the terrestrials do fine. (Probably helps that my RO water isn't...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-20-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By Roberta
For marble chips, I got a bag like that at Home...

For marble chips, I got a bag like that at Home Depot, and broke into smaller pieces with a hammer. Not high tech. (Scott suggests that limestone or shells are much too alkaline. The marble...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 09-20-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By Roberta
I grow quite a few European terrestrials (Ophrys,...

I grow quite a few European terrestrials (Ophrys, Orchis mostly). My mix is about 80% inorganic - i use pumice and some sand. For the organic portion, a well-drained potting soil such as a cactus...
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