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Ryno

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Hi, everyone. I have been lurking for a while, enjoying all the wisdom and knowledge you all share, so thank you very much. Of all the forums, I find Slippertalk is where the masters are!

I have a few Paph's and would love to have a Phrag. kovachii someday. My main passion, and most of my collection are cloudforest plants of the Pleurothallid alliance and Papua New Guinea dendrobiums, especially Oxyglossum section Dendrobiums, Dracula, and Lepanthes. I have a 10x12 ft. Greenhouse that I set up just for these plants. I run it cool/intermediate, favoring cool. I affectionately call it my "Cloudhouse".

I have had Orchid fever for a little over three years now with no cure in sight, but have been into plants since I was 15 (now 41). My other plant interests are Cycads, Caudiciforms, and Carnivorous plants. I have quite an eclectic collection of around 150 orchids, and around 200 other various plants. Life's a garden, dig it!

Sincerely,
Ryan
 

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Hey Ryan, welcome! You'll find many of us are into different genera of orchids mainly, but come here for wisdom and fellowship. Glad to have you here, I hope you can figure out how to post pictures, we'd love to see some of your collection!
 

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Hi Ryan,

Welcome from the UK.
There are plenty here who love cloud forest orchids!

David
 

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Welcome from Germany!

I hope you'll post some photos of your collection, especially the Lepanthes. :)

If you want Phrags, I'd say go for it. They are easy to grow for the most part. You just need a lot of water (and space).
 

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Welcome from Chicago! Sounds like an interesting greenhouse and a varied collection. You should do well with Phrag. kovachii as it prefers cooler conditions.
 

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Thank you for the warm, encouraging welcome, everyone! I'll be happy to share pictures of my plants with you.

Best Regards
Ryan
 

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Welcome from KY! I love seeing photos of unusual plants
and your collection sound intriguing.
 
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