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  1. The Orchid Hunter

    I ran across this while looking for pics of fireworks. It doesn't take much to send me off on a tangent. Anyway, this caught my eye. The transcript...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 06-22-2007 09:18 AM
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  2. Mexican Poinciana

    This hardy small tree or large bush is a natural for Central Texas, loves dry conditions, full sun and blooms prolifically on new growth. Unlike...

    Started by txbeyer, 07-05-2007 01:43 PM
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  3. Orange Jubilee Esperanza

    This is the orange flowering Esperanza (actually a different species of Tecoma (tecome stans being the familiar yellow flowering variety). Although...

    Started by txbeyer, 07-05-2007 01:51 PM
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  4. Angelonia

    This is another tender perennial that does not like full sun, but blooms its heart out. This one wintered over in my porch. It comes in pink,...

    Started by Ann B., 05-06-2007 11:04 AM
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    07-10-2007 12:14 PM Go to last post
  5. Windowsill

    Anthuriums and Phalaenopsis orchids bloomin on the windowsill, with bananas (Musa basjoo) in the yard beyond. ...

    Started by John_NY, 07-20-2007 02:17 PM
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  6. Potted up orchids- a first for me !

    While I was visiting my Mom in Florida I repotted her 3 orchids. I made sure I got potting mix that looked 'barky'--the Miracle Gro was really bad,...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 07-29-2007 11:42 AM
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  7. Epiphyllum guatamalense 'monstrose'

    Since we don't have a "Succulent" category, guess this is best placed here. This fascinating little plant just charms me. It's an epi, but...

    Started by txbeyer, 07-09-2007 09:57 AM
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    08-22-2007 09:27 PM Go to last post
  8. Red Mandevilla

    This thread was also lost during the recent file corruptions, so I am going to try to recreate it. Thank you for your patience! The Red...

    Started by Ann B., 11-09-2007 01:46 PM
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  9. Orchid advice needed

    Here is my new Cymbidium that I talked about in the Landspro forum under Free Coupons. Two photos: #1 is one side of the pot & #2 is the side with...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 01-21-2008 05:14 PM
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  10. Choosing retail box store orchids

    I stopped at Home Depot tonight. Of their lowest priced selection, the Dendrobiums looked most promising. A couple had just finished flowering as I...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 01-25-2008 05:51 PM
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  11. Excellent Video Reference: Repotting an Orchid (Dendrobium)

    Bingo ! I can't believe I found this. A live person showing you and telling you how to repot a Dendrobium orchid. Based on this SERIES of video...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 02-02-2008 02:36 PM
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  12. Keylimes!

    As evidenced by my name, I LOVE keylimes! I have many trees started from seed in my greenhouse. These are authentic from-the-Bahamas keylimes and are...

    Started by Keylime, 02-21-2008 04:10 PM
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  13. Nun's Orchid

    I happened upon one of these today, and I was thrilled. I have wanted one for years, but could never find one locally. Anyway, pictures soon of...

    Started by Ann B., 02-10-2008 07:06 PM
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  14. Dendrobium:aerial roots vs. non-aerial roots

    I bought another orchid. Used the 50% Home Depot coupon. Part of my selection process was to gently slide the plant out of the pot to examine the...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 01-31-2008 05:26 PM
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  15. Another discount cymbidium !!!!

    Hubby asked me if I wanted to go on a quick run with him to the grocery. I was busy watering plants but went anyway. Noticed this deep discounted...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 04-24-2008 08:12 PM
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  16. Orchids putting on new growth

    Despite being very unsure of how to gtow orchids, all 5 are putting on new growth. To some extent I've ignored them--that might have helped. ;) The...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 05-10-2008 07:17 AM
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    05-17-2008 09:19 PM Go to last post
  17. Sago Palm

    With a seed pod (looks like a gigantic pine cone, doesn't it?)

    Started by Ann B., 06-18-2007 01:02 PM
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  18. 4 years later: Not Ellen Bousanquet

    4 years ago I bought 5 Ellen Bousanquet crinum bulbs off of Ebay and had them sent to my mother in Florida. They were actually originating from...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 10-07-2007 06:40 PM
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  19. My new passionflower is blooming!

    I bought this plant as just a tiny one this spring and it has indeed popped! (Commonly called a MayPop here.) Passiflora is one of my favorites and...

    Started by Keylime, 06-16-2008 03:23 PM
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  20. Desert Rose blooms

    My two desert rose plants that I've had for two seasons now have produced their first blooms this year. Of course they live in my greenhouse in the...

    Started by Keylime, 07-08-2008 05:14 PM
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  21. Spiral Ginger!

    Marguerite! This one is for you, since you are the first to ask me about this particular type of ginger.... I have a friend that grows quite a...

    Started by Ann B., 04-06-2003 08:30 PM
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    07-09-2008 04:08 PM Go to last post
  22. Clivia seed sprouts

    I mentioned that I had acquired a few Clivia seed lately. Well I put them in small clay pots on vermiculite, covered with plastic for a while until...

    Started by Keylime, 07-08-2008 03:46 PM
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    07-31-2008 04:22 PM Go to last post
  23. Desert rose blooms again

    This time we got a big bunch together: http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d148/kimco_obx/Flowers/desrose1-1.jpg

    Started by Keylime, 08-24-2008 10:03 AM
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    08-28-2008 03:07 PM Go to last post
  24. Wild poinsettia

    Found one of these growing wild outside in a neighboring county. Bought it home and now it has spread! I still think they are unusual and quite...

    Started by Keylime, 08-28-2008 12:16 PM
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    08-30-2008 08:42 PM Go to last post
  25. Cactus/Succulent-unknown softy

    Bought this tiny little thing at WalMart. I guess it is technically a succulent. It has no spines and is very soft to the touch. I think that's why I...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 09-13-2008 03:08 PM
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  26. Cool Phalaenopsis Orchid in Bloom!

    My only Phal is in bloom! Well, actually it has been for a couple of weeks now, but I was only able to get any images recently! :rolleyes: It...

    Started by Rebecca, 10-20-2008 06:17 PM
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  27. Keylimes!!!

    Well the first of the first are ripening up and I've had keylime juice in my hot tea for the past few mornings. It is so good! Here's a pic of some...

    Started by Keylime, 11-04-2008 06:51 AM
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  28. Yellow Allamanda

    It's going to stay outside this winter.

    Started by Ann B., 07-31-2008 05:29 PM
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  29. Chicken Gizzard

    LOL! Sorry for the 'teaser'... This is Irisene 'Chicken Gizzard'--found it at Lowes for a few dollars--the hot pink is just so attractive ! It hails...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 12-29-2008 08:43 PM
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  30. Parrot Flower

    Impatiens psittacina Here's a link about the parrot flower.

    Started by vicki, 12-22-2008 11:39 PM
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    12-31-2008 09:44 PM Go to last post
  31. Brugs

    Ann, Thank you for the nice note back. A nice guy off the bulb and plant buying group, sent me 3 brug cuttings. Charles Grimaldi (I was glad...

    Started by vicki, 05-13-2008 10:14 PM
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  32. Variegated Wandering Jew

    Sometimes, I do not know where it is best to post. The non-variegated form of this one is a pesty weed here. It's a common form of wandering...

    Started by Ann B., 01-10-2009 04:17 PM
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    01-10-2009 09:02 PM Go to last post
  33. Pest on Cymbidium orchid

    Darn it all ! Is that a mealy bug or spider mite ?(I did see webbing). They are individual white things that look like sprinkles. I was going to use...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 01-07-2009 08:43 PM
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  34. My brugs!

    For the THIRD time this fall my brug has spit out a full compliment of blooms! It is a container plant I bought last Christmas and kept in the old...

    Started by Keylime, 11-07-2008 05:03 PM
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  35. Hybrid Ground Orchid - Spathoglottis

    This one needs to be repotted...

    Started by Ann B., 07-09-2008 04:50 PM
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    02-19-2009 08:17 PM Go to last post
  36. Variegated Shrimp Plant

    While I am at it, I figured that it would be nice to have this photo on this forum in addition to the weather forum.

    Started by Ann B., 03-15-2007 04:11 PM
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    03-18-2009 04:24 PM Go to last post
  37. Brug Cuttings

    Hi All, I am looking for some brug cuttings, for postage or trade. TIA!

    Started by vicki, 03-19-2009 10:04 PM
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    03-20-2009 06:26 AM Go to last post
  38. How to extricate cactus from terrarium ?

    Well, this guy has been in this terrarium for over 10 years. I think he needs out. How do you do that ? Also, note the brown shriveling(next photo,...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 01-07-2009 08:47 PM
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  39. Agave attenuta

    http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t287/jetak/2009%207%20JUNE/Agaveattenuata31may091.jpg ...

    Started by abbyjen, 06-11-2009 04:59 PM
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  40. Red Cyrtanthiflora

    With its unusual retuse notched leaf showing the trait of C. Nobilis http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t287/jetak/2009%205%20AUGUST/2Aug09002.jpg...

    Started by abbyjen, 08-26-2009 12:10 AM
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    09-13-2009 12:09 AM Go to last post

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