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View Poll Results: What is your least favorite orchid chore

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  • Watering

    5 15.15%
  • Fertilizing

    1 3.03%
  • Insect Control/Treatment

    11 33.33%
  • Disease Control/Treatment

    7 21.21%
  • Dividing

    1 3.03%
  • Repotting

    4 12.12%
  • Moving around to get best light or temperature

    1 3.03%
  • Other - please post what it is

    3 9.09%
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What is your least favorite orchid chore?

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    Default What is your least favorite orchid chore?

    What common orchid chore is your least favorite?

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    Treating with pesticides/fungicides.

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    Ditto!

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    you left one oppotion out...... None of the above....hehehehehe

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    I voted for disease control, but that and pest control are the same in my book. Both nasty.

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    My vote was insect control. I hate having to mix up something to kill something that is just doing what it is supposed to do to survive. So that is my least favorite orchid chore.

    Cheers!
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    Since I haven't had to do pest control I have to say repotting because I really don't know what I am doing.

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    pest control /disease control/ repotting . in that order .. Gin

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    Dragging them inside and back out when we have a hurricane or a freeze warning. I always get frogs in the lanai and them leave a million foot prints on the sliding glass doors.
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    i haven't had to do any pest/disease control, so far (knock on wood), but i'm sure that would take the cake.

    i would say my least favorite part is getting the temp/humidity/light to just where i want it, and getting it to stay there. the humidity alone took me a full week of changing things to get set...not the moving plants around once the conditions are right, i don't mind that at all, but getting things to that point, ver frustrating.

    for runners up: my girlfriend wanting to put her house plants under my grow lights. and watching blooms wither and fall is sad sometimes.

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