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Forum: Off Topic - Totally 09-03-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By SaraJean
Thank you both very much! ...

Thank you both very much!






You are not wrong about that and itís something Iím definitely feeling right now! The initial property damage was one thing- very minimal in the city and my...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 09-02-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By SaraJean
Sort of. Primarily it became a safety concern for...

Sort of. Primarily it became a safety concern for us, which we knew was a potential concern initially with staying for the storm. Iím on a disaster team for work and by the time we all figured out...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 09-02-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By SaraJean
Thank you and yes, safe and doing well! The city...

Thank you and yes, safe and doing well! The city is in a state of chaos right now (to put it lightly) and it was surreal to be so disconnected like that. Our place is built to withstand stuff like...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 08-20-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By SaraJean
That is so, so very cool looking!

That is so, so very cool looking!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 08-18-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,290
Posted By SaraJean
Clowesetum Black Jade, aka, Rooty McRoots. All of...

Clowesetum Black Jade, aka, Rooty McRoots. All of these are from this seasons growths. As of June, it was already one solid block of roots and itís only gotten worse/better and now Iím just waiting...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 08-16-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By SaraJean
Alan Koch, Miniature Cattleyas for the Home Grower

This Tuesday Aug 17th at 7:30pm CT, the New Orleans Orchid Society will be hosting a Zoom presentation given by Alan Koch of Gold Country Orchids. The topic will be Miniature Cattleyas for the Home...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-22-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By SaraJean
That they are! I think that was part of my...

That they are! I think that was part of my thought process when I picked up this species. Some of my first Catasetums were denticulatum hybrids. Figured since those were so darn easy, the species...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-21-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By SaraJean
Lovely. And that was the first Catasetum species...

Lovely. And that was the first Catasetum species I decided to try. Serves me right, lol. I have gotten a couple of other species since then (and more form this new SVO release) but non of them have...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-21-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By SaraJean
Letís talk about Ctsm. denticulatum

I have a bone to pick with this plant and I am in desperate need of some growing tips.

I picked up a Catasetum denticulatum from SVO back in 2018. It bloomed 4 times that first year and grew...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-21-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,049
Posted By SaraJean
My goodness! These things grow FAST. All that in...

My goodness! These things grow FAST. All that in 19 days
Forum: Vendor Feedback 07-21-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,613
Posted By SaraJean
Excellent. Like Roberta, I got the saccatum from...

Excellent. Like Roberta, I got the saccatum from a couple of years back and it is fabulous. Absolutely one of my favorite Catasetums with huge, elegant, waspy, well shaped and well spaced flowers....
Forum: Orchid Lounge 07-16-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,622
Posted By SaraJean
How about this cute little Lepanthes. This one is...

How about this cute little Lepanthes. This one is a cross of two awesomely named species Lepanthes gargoyla x horrida, whoever named those two must have had a sense of humor. It looks like a straight...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-10-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By SaraJean
This one. Lay it down on a bed of sphag, secure...

This one. Lay it down on a bed of sphag, secure it so that it doesnít wobble or roll (just bend some wire and make a ďUĒ pin) and let those roots develop before watering too much. If you remove the...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 07-10-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By SaraJean
Thank you. I do really like this one and I will...

Thank you. I do really like this one and I will admit to squealing and (possibly) jumping up and down when it opened up fully without blasting. However, I think Iím actually more pleased with how...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 07-10-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By SaraJean
Dracula psittacina

Dracula psittacina

Seems to be a good species for less than perfect conditions and Iím glad I tried it. Itís a beautiful plant, the blooms are a decent size, I love the burgundy spots, and, of...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 07-06-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,565
Posted By SaraJean
A little update on this one. Roberta and...

A little update on this one.

Roberta and Kim- I took both of your advice and my Calanthe is doing surprisingly well. Iím starting to feel a little more confident with how this grows (and it...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 07-04-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,854
Posted By SaraJean
Habenaria (medusa and rhodocheila tend to bloom...

Habenaria (medusa and rhodocheila tend to bloom October-November), Clowesia, and some of the Latouria Dens like hodgkinsonii and macrophyllum, are some of my best fall and winter bloomers. All my...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 07-03-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,165
Posted By SaraJean
Yes they are exclusively online but I know they...

Yes they are exclusively online but I know they will accommodate orchid society groups. I know the Baton Rouge and New Orleans ones usually go once a year. Not sure if the Lake Charles club does...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-02-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,049
Posted By SaraJean
4 years later butÖ Holy !&*#!! Is it...

4 years later butÖ Holy !&*#!!

Is it finally happening?
:shock:
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-02-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By SaraJean
Congrats!! That is going to be killer

Congrats!! That is going to be killer
Forum: Orchid Lounge 07-02-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,159
Posted By SaraJean
I have a bunch that are awesome and unique but...

I have a bunch that are awesome and unique but not necessarily ďbeautifulĒ in the traditional sense. If I had to pick some of my favorite stunners I would have to go with anything that has an...
Forum: Bulbophyllum Alliance 06-27-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,535
Posted By SaraJean
And do share if he gets back to you! Im curious...

And do share if he gets back to you! Im curious and the only not so educated guess I can come up with is that itís just the cellulose absorbing water :dunno:
Forum: Bulbophyllum Alliance 06-27-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,535
Posted By SaraJean
Went outside and grabbed one of my plants where...

Went outside and grabbed one of my plants where you can see this best on, this one is my Bulb. carunculatum. Pic 1, growth is almost complete, so should be fine, but I pulled back the membrane around...
Forum: Bulbophyllum Alliance 06-27-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,535
Posted By SaraJean
Yes, Iíll have it in new growths or between the...

Yes, Iíll have it in new growths or between the new growth and tge next one back. I personally leave it as I have found Bulbos tend to abort their growths very easily if messed with at all. And yep,...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 06-27-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By SaraJean
I never really saw that as an issue. Iím not...

I never really saw that as an issue. Iím not really in it for awards, more just the joy of growing something I like. Kind of like the difference between buying a regular German Shepherd puppy vs a...
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