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Emergency! I've have no experience ridding my orchids of these pest!

This is a discussion on Emergency! I've have no experience ridding my orchids of these pest! within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; you could try adding pot plants with catnip herbs, garlic chives . basil . etc ...

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    you could try adding pot plants with catnip herbs, garlic chives . basil . etc to name a few we have similar in our rose garden other nasties would be rogor will treat other insects as well as the smell may deter kitty cheers Richard

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    Oh no! The great, young cat attack! Just remember that these are their orchids now, though they will let you take care of them when not in use. Love this post. AL

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    Nice shot and scary moment in the same time,I imagine these three turn down your pot haha

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    I showed the OH this post...
    "See what kittens would do to the plants!"
    Me: "less than I'm going to do to you!"
    He admitted that they are cute .
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    @Kathi, I am sure they will become permanent members like the stray love birds, my existing cat and dog along with the 3 snakes!
    @Martha, I am taking recommendations on names, two girls and a boy.

    They only get in the orchids when i let them out to play but after our vet appointment in the morning the will be confined to the house.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kmac View Post
    Awww...that is maximum cute! I have two half-grown kittens at present, who also like my orchids. sigh. Mine started as feral babies, and we figured we'd keep them long enough to tame them and then find them homes.

    Yeah, right....


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    This is my far the cutest cat orchid interaction I have seen so far

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    They are so cute and adorable. Cats always like houseplants, but houseplants don't like cats. You cant do much once your plant catches your cat's fancy. But a simple way to keep away cats from the plant is put some pebbles and marbles around the plant. This method can keep away the cats from your orchids.

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    Those 'pests' can sure grab hold of one's heart too. Be warned. hahaha...

    cheers,
    BD

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    If I understand correctly - we have a new species: Cat-orchid! Wouldnt mind having one of these myself...

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