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Wayne King

Any question about orchid culture. I have thirty+ yrs of growing experience,president 2x of our local Orchid Growers Guild,held a position in most all other offices associated with the Guild at one time or another. Head of Orchid judging team for local club meetings and some shows. Member of two Orchid Socities and local Rep.for Mid America Orchid Congress for several yrs.I have in my collection about 800 Orchid plants of all types.

Daniel Thompson

I can answer any general culture, buying guidance, and mounting questions. I may not be able to answer any species specific questions unless it is a species that I have previous experience with.

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2017-03-05 Pruning/training phalaenopsis:

Janet, thanks for the questions.  You are right  about the plant running out of energy.  Often a plant will conserve energy through bud drop. I assume that you purchased this plant in bud fairly reccently

2017-02-26 Dendrobium kingianum orchid:

Water only when the plant is in active growth and then only in the mornings.  A lot depends upon the type of growth medium you use.  I suggest you plunge your finger down into the medium when you are unsure

2017-02-18 LECA (Light Expanded Clay Aggregate):

Janet, first let me congratulate you on reviving this plant. Good job.  As for the LECA potting mix, I am not familiar with it.  This must be an acronym.  Need to know the contents of the LECA mix.  Each

2017-01-28 New location:

Clayton:  It is difficult t0 tell as there are so many factors involved.  The plants currently look fine.  When I have a location that the plants like, I like to leave them there.  However, there are factors

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