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Hello from Delaware

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by flyfishdoc, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. flyfishdoc

    flyfishdoc New Member

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    Thanks to Tom in Pa for inviting me to join :). I am new to growing orchids beginning this year. I did have one a few years ago, maybe 6 or 7. It did not do well. I have no idea what kind it was. Someone in town I knew raised them, but she never offered help :((she was like that), and she moved on. ;) Better for us here, I guess. Now I am doing much better. All my quality plants are doing well. I got some rescues from Lowe's and time will tell. One is my first foray into dendrobiums. It has a dried stalk, and just dropped the bottom 2 leaves after 3 weeks at my house. I am moving it to the windowsill today. I have been acclimating it and moving it closer each week. I am interested to see how it does. Wish me luck:D
     
  2. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Chris should be able to help you out with the anxieties of losing a couple of leaves.

    Welcome to the forum, flyfishdoc! I used to guide for trout in the upper Rio Grande drainage in SW Colorado. I'm not into casting with ice chunks, so my season is over until May. :(
     
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    Karen Species nut

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    Welcome from La, Ca!
     
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    Pook Disneyed

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    flyfishdoc, is there a tag identifying your dendrobium? Some do drop their leaves in winter. If it was a Lowes rescue than it probably wasn't that type. Why not post a photo of the plant.
     
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    Welcome. I used to fly fish in trees until my mother got tired of untangling my line
    and retired me.
     
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    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    Welcome to OI hope you find it enjoyable and resourceful here :)
     
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    I have to go to Vail for a conference in June next year. Is there a place to go fishing close to the resorts? I never did trout fishing. I do saltwater and ponds.

    I will post pix. The dendrobium is a generic without label. I bumped it up to a place with enough sun for it now. I suspect it is most likely trauma - poor prior care, replanting and change in light. It was inside under regular fluorescents for weeks I assume
     
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    Welcome from Georgia, where the only fishing I do is with a minnow and bobber.
     
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    If you want to be sure to have dinner, minnows and bobber is the way to go!!;)
     
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    Indeed! I can fry up some crappies and blue gills on a campfire. That is good eats, my friend.
    I'm not so good even with a crank bait. Too much cranking, I have to put down my coffee!
     
  11. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    LOTS! The Eagle River is right near there, and it has some world class trout fishing. If you want smaller streams or creeks for brookies, there are gaggles of them up there. Vail has tens of thousands of acres of national forest all around, so there are myriad hiking trails that lead to small streams. Bring your lightweight!