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Vine wood

Discussion in 'Growing Areas' started by gg68, Mar 25, 2017.

  1. gg68

    gg68 Angraecoid addict

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    The region of France where I live is well known for his food and for his wine.
    If we produce so much wine, of course it is easy to find some vine wood...and orchids really love to be mounted on vine wood!!

    This is how I found them:
    [img=[URL]https://dl.dropbox.com/s/pmapdht1vdgy5wn/2017-03-25%2018.31.54.jpg?dl=0[/URL]]

    And after a bit work this is how I use them:
    [img=[URL]https://dl.dropbox.com/s/sbl18e3b40oeij6/2017-03-25%2019.10.13.jpg?dl=0[/URL]]
     
  2. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Gilles, those links don't work, at least not for me.
     
  3. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    The links don't work for me either but I was able to highlight the URL and "go to" and that worked.

    Giles, that is nice. Do you carve, sandblast or what to get to the finished product?
     
  4. naoki

    naoki Well-Known Member

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    I think Giles meant to do:

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    [IMG]https://dl.dropbox.com/s/pmapdht1vdgy5wn/2017-03-25%2018.31.54.jpg?dl=0[/IMG]
    instead of
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    [img=[URL]https://dl.dropbox.com/s/pmapdht1vdgy5wn/2017-03-25%2018.31.54.jpg?dl=0[/URL]]
    to get

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  5. gg68

    gg68 Angraecoid addict

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    Thank you!!:oops:

    I used a wire brush and some sandpaper!!
     
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    Is there a reason for removing the outer bark? I'd think roots would love it.
     
  7. gg68

    gg68 Angraecoid addict

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    Snails also to hide from it and when the orchid becomes too heavy, the bark gets loose and everybody fall on the ground!!

    It happened sometimes, so now I remove the bark!!
     
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  8. tong tsu shi

    tong tsu shi my first word was Masdevallia

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    Copy and paste into your browser.
     
  9. tong tsu shi

    tong tsu shi my first word was Masdevallia

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    I always remove the bark.
    It keeps the mold waaay down.
    Pluss it lt looks better.
     
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    Thanks. That all makes sense.