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    Here’s an article worth reading: Rhapsody in blue - Spectacular rare orchid found during surveys in West Papua
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    Rick is still growing orchids. He contacted me late last year to remind me it was the 10-year anniversary of K-Lite’s creation. I...
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    Yeahy, but not being in EU, that could be quite an issue...
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    Ray replied to the thread Viable pods?.
    Possibly, but they won’t mature for many more months, and staying green is not a sure indication that they contain viable seed...
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    Ray replied to the thread Opinions on Nutricote?.
    I think Tyrone has hit and important and usually unconsidered aspect of orchid feeding - “exposure”. Terrestrial plants tend to have...
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    Ray replied to the thread Greetings from Germany.
    Welcome aboard!
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    Rick and I collaborated on the concept, which ironically, came about from two, totally non-plant origins. Rick is a microbiologist who...
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    Ray replied to the thread Opinions on Nutricote?.
    All slow-release fertilizers’ rates of nutrient release rate is dependent upon temperature. I suppose the polymer coating on the...
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    Ray replied to the thread Made a Self Watering Pot.
    Making holes near the bottom will cause the water depth in the outer part and inner part to equalize. If that’s your goal, make a...
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    Ray replied to the thread Fertilome fire blight.
    I am unfamiliar with the product, but a look at the label, which ought to help, really doesn’t. They give an application range of 50...
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    Ray replied to the thread Made a Self Watering Pot.
    Let me make a couple of comments from the perspective of my Ceramic Engineering degrees: First and foremost, Kudos! Throwing pottery...
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    Ray replied to the thread Upping my proactive treatment game.
    Plant nutrition is an extremely complex subject, and what applies to plant “A” may be significantly different for plant “B”. Then...
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    Ray posted the thread Phrag Noirmont in Phragmipedium.
    First bloom on a seedling of Lehua breeding. I'm hoping for better color development if I can get it to bloom when it's not so damned hot.
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    Maybe it’s just the photo, but that looks very “directional”, which suggests an environmental factor, rather than a pest or pathogen.
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    Very nice, Tom!
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