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Name: Patty
Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
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SarasotaPatty
Jan 2, 2020 7:06 PM CST
Hi Everyone, Happy New Year!

Since there wasn't one of these threads for 2020 I thought I'd just add one, with a reminder that this weekend is the Sarasota Orchid Show/Sale at the Municipal Auditorium! Hope I see some of you...


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Name: Patty
Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
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SarasotaPatty
Jan 2, 2020 7:08 PM CST
that photo didn't come out so great...lemme try again...


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Name: Patty
Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
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SarasotaPatty
Jan 2, 2020 7:09 PM CST
Much better! You can actually read it when you click on it! I'm so bad at this stuff! Shrug! Hilarious!
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Name: Big Bill
Livonia, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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BigBill
Jan 2, 2020 7:33 PM CST
Actually Patty, that poster is very pretty. Wonderful and colorful!
Rodney Wilcox Jones, my idol!
Businessman, Orchid grower, hybridizer, lived to 107!
Name: Patty
Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
Orchids Plumerias Tropicals Garden Photography Birds Garden Art
Miniature Gardening Cat Lover Butterflies Bookworm Bromeliad Region: Florida
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SarasotaPatty
Jan 2, 2020 8:03 PM CST
Thanks Bill, but I had nothing to do with creating the poster itself....it was challenging enough just trying to get a 'clickable' version into a post! Hilarious!
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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Jan 2, 2020 8:34 PM CST

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Patty! It is appreciated! I am happy you started the new thread for 2020! Thumbs up
Name: Glenn Graham
Memphis (Zone 7b)
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BBQNBLUES
Jan 6, 2020 8:39 PM CST
Hope this is the proper thread?
Just purchased a little Beauty:

Rlc. Akiko Sato 'Volcano Queen' … planning on potting it up in a Lava Rock mix (to please Pele' Crossing Fingers!
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After watching this YouTube video / hybrid blooming for the 1st time... I had to add it to my collection.. oops
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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Jan 6, 2020 8:52 PM CST

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Glenn, it is the perfect thread for this gorgeous beauty! Lovey dubby
Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
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ctcarol
Jan 7, 2020 9:44 AM CST
My favorite colors. Lovey dubby Lovey dubby Lovey dubby
Name: lindsey
wesley chapel, fl
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sugarcane
Jan 17, 2020 3:33 PM CST
I am at the Tamiami Orchid Festival with some of my orchid club friends this weekend.

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The show organizer put in some nice amenities this year including a very nice bar ( which we took advantage of)... and that may explain why my buying shoes spontaneously combusted today... here's what I ended up with.

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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Jan 17, 2020 3:39 PM CST

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Barefoot!! Rolling on the floor laughing
You are having FUN!! Enjoy! Nice loot-list!! Thumbs up

We spent time today at the North Jersey Orchid Society Show! More later. Smiling
Name: Big Bill
Livonia, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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BigBill
Jan 17, 2020 4:40 PM CST
Oh boy! I am so jealous! The Tamiami Orchid Festival. I really looked forward to that one every January.
I would visit H & R, Bredren Orchids and Hamlyn Orchids faithfully.
What a great day that was!
Rodney Wilcox Jones, my idol!
Businessman, Orchid grower, hybridizer, lived to 107!
Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
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ctcarol
Jan 17, 2020 5:15 PM CST
Hilarious! Toooo much fun, Lindsey! Hope you can find room for all of those new babies.
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Jan 17, 2020 6:00 PM CST

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Here is my report from the North Jersey OS Show at the Douglass Student Center at Rutger's University, it is ongoing to Sunday!
Most important- we connected with our @immike1! It was nice to meet you in person!!

Here is my loot!
Vanda Motes Adorbs one spike
Rlc Pamela Hetherington 'Coronation' a very small plant
Cirrhopetalum sulfureum in bud
Pleurothallis ornata in bud and super cute
Platystele umbellata
Restrepia schizosepala
Cattleya aclandiae
Begonia prismatocarpa Teensy plant
Bulbophyllum Crown Point
Tolumnia Pink Lady in bloom
Neofinetia falcata x
Noid Stapeliad


And now on to the Show
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Hopefully you enjoy the Show! Smiling

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Name: Big Bill
Livonia, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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BigBill
Jan 17, 2020 6:47 PM CST
Simply gorgeous!
Seemed like everything was on exhibit from A to Z and back again.

My favorite out of everything was, or is, the Trisetella hoejeri. In flower within that exhibit, it looks like a flock of cranes or egrets!!
And what in the world is that maroon globular flower within the last two images or so. I think that I have seen that before and my brain wheel is spinning trying to remember what that is. My memory just continues to spin and leak oil! Rolling on the floor laughing
Rodney Wilcox Jones, my idol!
Businessman, Orchid grower, hybridizer, lived to 107!
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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Jan 17, 2020 6:49 PM CST

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I don't think the plant labeled Dendrobium numaldeorii is correctly labeled. I thought it was a Dendrochilum, perhaps cobbianum.
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
Plumerias Orchids Cactus and Succulents Region: New Jersey Region: Pennsylvania Native Plants and Wildflowers
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Ursula
Jan 17, 2020 6:55 PM CST

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Bill, Platystele umbellata! Cute, right? I had one years ago, lost it one Summer. When I spotted one at Andy's booth, I had to pick it up. I hope mine does as nicely as the plant on display!
The Trisetella caught my attention too, just the way it displayed was adorable. Chinese pagodas?
Name: Big Bill
Livonia, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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Region: United States of America Critters Allowed Growing under artificial light Echinacea Hostas Region: Michigan
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BigBill
Jan 17, 2020 7:13 PM CST
It is a Platystele? Oh sweet. That is a cool little plant.
Chinese Fu Man Chu moustaches?
Rodney Wilcox Jones, my idol!
Businessman, Orchid grower, hybridizer, lived to 107!
Name: Big Bill
Livonia, Michigan (Zone 6a)
American Orchid Society Judge
Region: United States of America Critters Allowed Growing under artificial light Echinacea Hostas Region: Michigan
Butterflies Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Orchids Cat Lover Birds Bee Lover
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BigBill
Jan 17, 2020 7:26 PM CST
Not Fu Man Chu, how about Yosemite Sam handle bar moustches?
Rodney Wilcox Jones, my idol!
Businessman, Orchid grower, hybridizer, lived to 107!
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
Plumerias Orchids Cactus and Succulents Region: New Jersey Region: Pennsylvania Native Plants and Wildflowers
Greenhouse Ponds Keeper of Koi Forum moderator Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Adeniums
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Ursula
Jan 17, 2020 7:28 PM CST

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Rolling on the floor laughing Yes, that fits! Thumbs up

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