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By Janette


Orchid (Orchid Phalaenopsis)

This is the second lot of flowers on this orchid I am so pleased with myself, never thought I would be able to look after these lovelies ,but with lots of advise from GOY members I have not only managed to keep them alive but they are thriving....thanks to all that gave me advise....



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beautiful Janette, you've done well with this

10 Sep, 2009

 

Thanks Eileen ....I,ve another one in flower at the moment , did have two but I snapped the flower stem from one while moving it :(

10 Sep, 2009

 

Beautiful.

10 Sep, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Well done Janette , I still can't cope with these beautys .. . they never flower again for me .. and yet I know people who completely ignore theirs and they are always in flower ..................

11 Sep, 2009

 

I'm not usually moved by orchids but that is a really beautiful pic.

11 Sep, 2009

 

Thnaks ladies I still cant believe I have managed to keep these alive,these ones are totally pamperd Amy.....

11 Sep, 2009

 

Beautiful.

12 Sep, 2009

 

credit to you..well done

13 Sep, 2009

 

Its Lovely well done :)

13 Sep, 2009

 

Thanks guys

13 Sep, 2009

 

Lovely Janette.A neighbour of ours wants to know what to do with hers when it stops flowering.Have you any advice please ?

13 Sep, 2009

 

Thanks Bonkers when this stopped flowering for the first time I cut the stem back and just gave it a feed with orchid food every three of four weeks and then , gave it distiled water just enough to keep it from drying completely out ,hope that helps your friend ,dont know if that was the right thing to do ..but hey it,s still thriving as is the others treated the same way....

13 Sep, 2009

 

Oh thanks so much Janette..will pass this info on. Our neighbour fond of the orchid as was a gift and its a lovely dark purple.Sure she will give it a try and well done you !

13 Sep, 2009

 

Put my orchids in the shade house last summer but this summer they've been as neglected as all my other plants...they're still in my kitchen window...they seem to be ok...but I'm hoping they'll put out a flush of bloom...fingers crossed! Never thought of trying demineralized water...do you think that's the ticket? Congratulations...wonderful things aren't they?

15 Sep, 2009

 

Thanks Lori I did read somewhere about the distiled water and just gave it a go it seemed to work pretty well ,the others have new flowers one I accidently knocked ans snapped the flower stem :( ....they are wonderful and I never thought I would be able to grow them ....well you never know untill you try...do you

15 Sep, 2009

 

Georgous colour well done.

16 Sep, 2009



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