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Search: Posts Made By: SweetAddy
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-22-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,824
Posted By SweetAddy
Mine's at home now!

I just picked one up today, myself, and am curious as to how it will do in my place. I keep most of my plants in our bathroom above the washer/dryer under T5 Sunblaster grow lights, and they all seem...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 05-09-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,077
Posted By SweetAddy
Wow! That's crazy - I live in Williston and I've...

Wow! That's crazy - I live in Williston and I've never heard of these guys. How much were those Cyps running? I'd love to pick up a few... will definitely check them out.

Thanks for the post :)
Forum: Propagation 09-21-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By SweetAddy
I believe they actually discontinued their...

I believe they actually discontinued their relationship with Western's....

Australia apparently was too finicky and fickle according to the note on the page!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 05-03-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By SweetAddy
That's a happy plant!! Congrats, very lovely!

That's a happy plant!! Congrats, very lovely!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-30-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,285
Posted By SweetAddy
Whew, that's one less headache to deal with :)...

Whew, that's one less headache to deal with :) Thanks for the head up guys...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-30-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,285
Posted By SweetAddy
Here's the solution I'll be using... I...

Here's the solution I'll be using...

I popped by the local health food store and bought a few natural coconut waters, opting out of using drilled coconuts, as those I picked up perviously were too...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-30-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,285
Posted By SweetAddy
I've heard stories of people using the water that...

I've heard stories of people using the water that rice was washed/cooked in as a feeding vehicle, presumably because of high concentrations of nutrients that were extracted from the rice during the...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-30-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,285
Posted By SweetAddy
Thanks for the input guys. I realized after I...

Thanks for the input guys. I realized after I bought the coconuts that I'd be needing green ones. As such, I haven't begun the feeding yet. I'll also isolate the plant and remove the humidity jar so...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-29-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,285
Posted By SweetAddy
Coconut Water Rehabilitation: A Case Study

Ok, so I've been reading quite a bit about the supposed benefits of using coconut water as a natural root growth stimulant, both on these forums and elsewhere on the internet. A simple OB search on...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 04-29-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 105,080
Posted By SweetAddy
Sweet Addy

Me on a frosty afternoon here in VT...

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x285/Breakblade/IMG_1563.jpg
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-29-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By SweetAddy
Hi Bob - I'm also trying to use a dilute amount...

Hi Bob - I'm also trying to use a dilute amount of coconut water (25%) mixed with rainwater to rehab a "hopeless" phal that started with only one aerial root. When I began, the plant had the spindly...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 04-29-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,525
Posted By SweetAddy
I think they are supposed to put out their first...

I think they are supposed to put out their first bloom in 2-3 years or so? I've never grown plants this small, though, so my experience is limited to the information they sent me...
Forum: AOS 04-29-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,176
Posted By SweetAddy
Great find, I'm reading through the site right...

Great find, I'm reading through the site right now... lots of good information. Makes me want to trade a few backbulbs with people... God knows I've got plenty to spare :)

Check this one out while...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 04-28-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,525
Posted By SweetAddy
That's good to hear, Carl - if my experiences are...

That's good to hear, Carl - if my experiences are in any way indicative of what yall will also experience in the next few months, you'll be treated well. Please let us know how it goes with that big...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 04-28-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,525
Posted By SweetAddy
Carter and Holmes (Newberry, SC): A Review

Wow, I just received my package from Carter and Holmes orchid growers (Newberry, SC) - and I have to say... well... I'm extremely happy :) Below, I've attached some pictures of their arrival and...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-27-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By SweetAddy
Thanks Warren, I'd been looking for this...

Thanks Warren, I'd been looking for this particular variety for a while as well - all I have to go on is the tag it came with (which is beginning to sound like some unofficial cross that a grower...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-26-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By SweetAddy
Smile Blc. White Lips "Hawaii"

This beautiful orchid was labeled Brassolaeliocattleya White Lips "Hawaii" when I acquired it... haven't been able to confirm this from pictures online, but it just bloomed! It has a very floral,...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-24-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By SweetAddy
Red face Do'h, I thought this was suspicious looking, but...

Do'h, I thought this was suspicious looking, but I thought these might have had atypical cane morphology or something... One more dupe that has fallen victim to orchid growers' mislabeling. Thanks...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 04-24-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By SweetAddy
Smile Gorgeous Flowers, But No Name!

Here are a few pics of a new plant I got a few weeks ago (simply labeled as 'Dendrobium') - it was budding at the time of purchase and in the last few days just popped its flowers... it was quite a...
Forum: Identification Forum 04-22-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,642
Posted By SweetAddy
Hey Warren, thanks for the heads up - I'm pretty...

Hey Warren, thanks for the heads up - I'm pretty sure that's my plant!! Thanks again
SA
Forum: Beginner Discussion 04-20-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,276
Posted By SweetAddy
Lol, never thought of it that way, Ray. But a...

Lol, never thought of it that way, Ray. But a good analogy.

Nidia, I had the same problem with my first BEAUTIFUL, white double-spiked Phalaenopsis... come to find out later, it was totally choked...
Forum: Identification Forum 04-19-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,797
Posted By SweetAddy
Talking Odonticidium Wildcat 'Red Cat'

For those of you still interested, I think I've ID'd NOID #2 as Odonticidium Wildcat 'Red Cat'. Thanks for your help getting me so close to the variety!

SA
Forum: Identification Forum 04-19-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By SweetAddy
The yellow and brown mottled one I believe is a...

The yellow and brown mottled one I believe is a Brassidium "Shooting Star Black Gold", an intergeneric. I have the same plant :) It's beautiful!
Forum: Identification Forum 04-19-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By SweetAddy
Striking Dendros

I know it's a long shot, but here are two more orchids I recently acquired during my orchid binge (both NOIDs and with incredible colors that could use some names). The green inflorescences are even...
Forum: Identification Forum 04-19-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,642
Posted By SweetAddy
Mislabeled Peggy Ruth Carpenter 'Morning Joy'?

Hey guys, I received this orchid the other day (which was tagged as Bllra Peggy Ruth Carpenter 'Morning Joy'. However, it looks nothing like the Morning Joy I've seen around. Could this a Morning Joy...
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