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2013 Archived Messages


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January 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-31 February 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-28
March 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-31 April 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-30
May 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-31 June 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-30
July 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-31 August 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-31
September 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-30 October 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-31
November 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-30 December 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-31

January 15—21

From: Richard Baxter
To: Orchid Talk List
Subject: Re: [OrchidTalk] Fwd: Plants recently in Flower
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:50

Particularly interested to see Coel rochussenii because I have two small plants but they have never flowered.
Richard

Bill Haldane wrote re: [OrchidTalk] Fwd: Plants recently in Flower

Sorry, I omitted to mention items l) & m) which are of Coelogyne rochussenii

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From: Bill Haldane
To: Orchid Talk List
Subject: Re: [OrchidTalk] Fwd: Plants recently in Flower
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:20

Richard,
It took a few years for my C. rochussenii to bulk up and flower. It
grows in a basket in the roof of my house and never has a dry rest.
Regards Bill

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From: Geoff Hands
To: Orchid Talk List
Subject: Barbados and Orchid World
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:50

The pic by the way, was taken at another visitor site, here on Barbados, called Hunte's Garden. Super bromeliads here, maybe the best I have ever seen in a garden.
But Orchid World was a disappointment, in fact a disgrace. 30000 orchids it may have, but tyere were less than half a dozen i would care to show in public. Vandas don't like 95 % light, and being watered once a month - i am guessing of course. I have been twice before, and only went again because I was fool enough to believe the publicity. I would have demanded my money back - $(US) 12.50 each if the bouncers at the gate were a bit smaller...
I may send again if I see anything of interest, as we proceed via Curacao, Panama, and the Mexican coast towards Baja California and eventually San Francisco.

Hope you are all surviving the snow I read about...temperature here today is 27, and I don 't mean F.

Geoff

Ps to Tricia - some problem with the connection here in the free wifi hotspot, so tjis message may have been duplicated . If so, pease delete one of them.

Sent from my iPad

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From: John Stanley
To: Orchid Talk List
Subject: Re: [OrchidTalk] Barbados and Orchid World
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2013 21:20

Hi Geoff, When it's time to come home you'll be telling us you're snowed in I suppose.
John

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