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Hey Forrest!

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Tom-DE, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. Tom-DE

    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    What is your question, Newbie?:D
     
  2. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    Will my plants grow better if I water them?
     
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    Mary Jane New Member

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    I doubt it very much, F.
     
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    Dale New Member

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    :D

    Mary Jane, are you ever gonna start a novel?
     
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    Clark Gator Member

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    Forrest, I have found they grow better in the shade. The leaves are a nice green, they don't bloom, but they look darn good.
     
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    Mary Jane New Member

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    Dale, i wouldn't know what to write about. Any ideas?

    Oh and F?
    Never, ever, EVER give your orchids any fertilizer. *shudder*
     
  7. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    The only good water for orchids is spit. That's right. Spit on them. Frequently.
     
  8. Jean

    Jean whatever

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    I believe I heard that salt water was the best for orchids.
     
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    Clark Gator Member

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    My mouth is dry as we speak. All that spitting today.
     
  10. Tom-DE

    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Holy water, people! Holy water!
     
  11. Craig

    Craig megalomaniac

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    They tell me piss is a good source of nitrogen, this means you can both water and fertilize:rolleyes:
     
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    And never, ever re-pot, fer crisskaes. The sourererer the mix or sphag, the happier the plant.
     
  13. Tom-DE

    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I use ordinary garden soil for my Phal. and I never have to repot them again. Never!:D
     
  14. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    oh, I see, this is one of THOSE forums.
     
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    Craig megalomaniac

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    There's always other forums out there:cool:
     
  16. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    so true, so true.
     
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    Mary Jane New Member

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    This had better be one of THOSE forums or I'm outta here. :cool:
     
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    I've read that it's good to use beer to water your orchids. They love the hops in it. Sort of like fertilzing at the same time. Or, "recycled" beer is supposed to be even better. Its natural and prefiltered.

    DITTO MJ.
     
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    And insect control? Fuggetaboutit.

    Allow those white fuzzy things to completely cover your plant, they are the best defense against any harmful creatures that might try to invade your collection.
     
  20. Tom-DE

    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Be sure to make a snow angel for Prof. MJ when it gets like that:D

    Tip for newbies--All newbies are required to take insecticide class taught by Prof. MJ. If you let her spray those user frriendly insecticide on your skin, I guarantee you will get a A for her class.;)