Houseplants forum: new orchids

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Name: janet
uk
rosieann99
Dec 28, 2016 2:42 PM CST
hi been busy for awhile new kitchen put in anyway been adding to my house plants got lots of really expensive orchids got the bug now the streptacarpus are all asleep nearly ready for a new season so devoted my spare time to looking at orchid specialising and making a hardy orchid garden got lots of books for christmas and so far got native bog orchid/bee orchid/cypridendium/pleione/bletillia and calanthe and the most beautiful disa orchids from south africa so
i been busy buying pumice/peat/perlite and spagnam moss ready for the new season
no flowers till spring but busy busy
hope you all had a nice christmas and not too cold hard frosts here for weeks
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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tarev
Dec 28, 2016 2:47 PM CST
Hope to see your collection soon Janet!
Name: janet
uk
rosieann99
Dec 28, 2016 3:04 PM CST
hi be 3 months before have any new photos there no flowers in the garden got the seed catalogues out
and going to have a go a caladiums this year new venture for me
we had hard frosts nearly most nights and never going past 3c in the day that a change for this area as i live by the sea too cold to sweep paths up just had a storm battered all my winter pansey that were left
depressing Crying
Name: Gene Staver
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gasrocks
Dec 28, 2016 3:14 PM CST
In the mean while, I hope you can get your caps and punctuation keys fixed on your computer. So much easier to read "standard" English, IMO. Gene
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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tarev
Dec 28, 2016 3:17 PM CST
Janet, try and look into the pleurothallid alliance orchids, they like cool to intermediate humid conditions.
Name: janet
uk
rosieann99
Dec 28, 2016 3:24 PM CST
hi gas rock seems you must have missed my chatty english spelling hows your computer still working
i missed you
Name: janet
uk
rosieann99
Dec 28, 2016 3:29 PM CST
hi tarev thanks i will, its early days but cant wait to get back out there hate jan and feb dont you
have to get really back into to it, cleaned all my plant pots with jeyes the other day to get rid of the bugs and beetles like to start clean
Smiling
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
Always count your blessings in life
Cat Lover Houseplants Plays in the sandbox Region: California Orchids Plant Lover: Loves 'em all!
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tarev
Dec 28, 2016 4:14 PM CST
I wish I can grow pleurothallids nicely here..I really like the Draculas...lovely monkey-looking 'chids Big Grin Sadly I do not have the conditions good for them..oh well..
Name: janet
uk
rosieann99
Dec 28, 2016 5:18 PM CST
hi i agree ive picked native british ones fingers crossed doing my research and have to wait Smiling

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