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Name: Kathy
Western MA

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boojum
Feb 16, 2010 12:27 AM CST
Here is the Orchid News forum.
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
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boojum
Feb 16, 2010 12:30 AM CST
Here is a place to post current articles concerning orchids.

Just found this:
http://news.fiu.edu/2009/11/fighting-to-save-one-of-a-kind-o...
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
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boojum
Feb 16, 2010 12:48 AM CST
Another: http://www.kew.org/news/first-cricket-as-an-orchid-pollinato...
Name: Carol
Santa Ana,Ca. (Zone 10b)
Sunset zone 22
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ctcarol
Feb 16, 2010 1:47 PM CST
Very interesting articles! Guess I'll have to add this thread to my watch list!
Carol
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Feb 16, 2010 2:02 PM CST
Thumbs up
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Feb 17, 2010 9:27 PM CST
I was looking up the cubit name online and found this great slideshow. He made me feel quite sane!
http://www.chron.com/channel/houstongardening/photogallery/A...
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Feb 18, 2010 7:10 AM CST

Moderator

He looks happy!
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Feb 18, 2010 7:15 AM CST
I would be too!!!!
Name: Laurel
Georgia
Maypoplaurel
Feb 18, 2010 8:19 AM CST
Heaven must be like that but without scale. Angels water and fertilize too.
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Feb 18, 2010 8:27 AM CST
Love your gloves avatar. Now THAT makes me want to go to heaven!
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Feb 23, 2010 4:55 PM CST
This is a bit off the subject but I've been in touch with this great researcher who also grows orchids and thought you might enjoy what he's working on.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=1E5...

Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Feb 23, 2010 5:04 PM CST
He also sent me this great video about orchid ice cream. http://www.sciencefriday.com/videos/watch/10134
And a write up I've seen before: http://www.salon.com/wlust/feature/1998/11/17feature.html
Name: Carol
Santa Ana,Ca. (Zone 10b)
Sunset zone 22
Charter ATP Member Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Orchids Region: California Plant Identifier
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ctcarol
Feb 23, 2010 6:50 PM CST
The podcast was really interesting. Wasn't able to watch the video.
Carol
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Feb 23, 2010 7:58 PM CST
Carol, did you click on the video to start it? Let me know if that works.
Name: Laurel
Georgia
Maypoplaurel
Feb 23, 2010 8:31 PM CST
Thanks for sharing the interesting news.
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Feb 23, 2010 8:37 PM CST
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFftHXbjEQA This cool!
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Feb 23, 2010 8:38 PM CST
You're very welcome. I love learning about plants.
Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Feb 23, 2010 8:46 PM CST
National Geographic article.
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/09/orchids/pollan-tex...
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
Charter ATP Member Spiders! Native Plants and Wildflowers Region: Pennsylvania Greenhouse Cactus and Succulents
Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Ponds Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Region: New Jersey
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Ursula
Feb 24, 2010 8:44 AM CST

Moderator

About the interesting orchid ice cream - Eric Hansen also mentions it in his book Orchid Fever which is a nice book in itself.

edited - but then you have the link to Eric Hansen already posted...

Name: Kathy
Western MA

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Region: Northeast US Orchids Irises
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boojum
Feb 24, 2010 8:56 AM CST
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