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Last Activity:01-16-2006 7:34 AM
Posted in thread: Infestation on 01-16-2006 at 06:33 AM
Itís a good idea to isolate new plants for at least a month before you place them with other
plants. During this time, you can watch the new plants and discover any infestations that
Posted in thread: Orchids on 01-13-2006 at 03:38 AM
How frequently should I repot ? Does it really necessary?Timing is the most critical element in
repotting orchids. If orchids are not repotted at the correct time, flowering may not occur
until the ne...
Posted in thread: Orchids on 01-07-2006 at 05:07 PM
You can increase the humidity by placing the plants in a bathroom window, by using plastic
containers instead of clay pots.
Posted in thread: Orchids on 01-03-2006 at 01:07 PM
Avoid using cold water (below 50F), since this can damage roots and can kill root hairs. About
twice a year, put your plants in the shower, and run warm water over them for several minutes
to clean th...
Posted in thread: Orchids on 01-02-2006 at 11:58 AM
Pick up the pots to compare the weight of a dry pot versus a wet pot. The pot will be lighter
when it is dry. It is better to soak the plant thoroughly and occasionally than to water
frequently with s...
Posted in thread: Orchids on 01-01-2006 at 03:04 PM
A south-facing window is the ideal location for optimum results. An eastfacing window would be
next, then west and finally a northfacing window. If a windowsill does not provide sufficient