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Light or air

This is a discussion on Light or air within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Light first, water second, air third. (But not by much - all are important.) Julie...

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    Light first, water second, air third. (But not by much - all are important.)

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    how about superpowers?? i snap my fingers and the perfect light, water, AND air is automatically provided for all my plants. they call me ORCHIDMAN!!

    /cue up the cheesy music

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    errr.... yeah, sure Colin....

    and stop putting your nose too close to those fragrant orchids... me thinks the perfume is orchiducinogenic...

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    Bagpiping is my secret power. The 'chids love it. Well...I guess the besseae didn't care so much for it. But she was new. She'll come around!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Piper
    Bagpiping is my secret power. The 'chids love it. Well...I guess the besseae didn't care so much for it. But she was new. She'll come around!

    Julie

    ....... maybe if you buy her some ear plugs!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diane
    ....... maybe if you buy her some ear plugs!!!
    Perhaps she is trying to tell me somthing...

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    Julie that was too funny.
    Well from what I've read and the way I've been indoctrinated, my newbie opinion would have to be air first, light second, and water third. Reason is that Air is hit or miss. Maybe if you are lucky you will find the right spot, and if you are brilliant, which I am not, you will be able to use fans and stuff to control the air.
    Light, well you can find all sorts of light conditions in just one little room, so first find the right air, then find the right light in that air.
    Then water, cuase watering is all controlled by you. You can overwater you 'chid in bright strong breezy air or in shady damp still air (if you really put your mind to it).

    Oh and I think my 'chids love oldies music as much as I do. Nothing like the Duprees singing "You Belong To Me", "Zing" by the Coasters, and "Sleep Walk" by Santo & Johnny. Ahhhhh.........

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    Quote Originally Posted by Piper
    Perhaps she is trying to tell me somthing...

    Julie
    It that her imatation of an old dead bagpipe??
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    LOL, Cin! That could be too. I just thought in the throes of death she was trying to cover her ears!

    Julie

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