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    beautiful Cathy, I agree

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    Wow Cathy, what a great collection....after seeing this I'm afraid I'll became interested in Vandas too

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    What a great view to wake up to, Cathy !!

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    Love your shadehouse, Cathy! One day...

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    They look great Cathy! I currently only have one Vanda that had a spike which dried off. When I got the plant in a basket, it barely had anything in there but some moss. Now the roots look like they are drying off even though I mist them daily. The bigger roots turn green when I mist them but the smaller thinner roots just kinda remain brown and hard. What should I do to revive it? I really would love to see this baby bloom.

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    What a nice view to wake up to!

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    Pretty, pretty, pretty! Cant wait to see my vandas bloom! Thanks for sharing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Romeomffn View Post
    They look great Cathy! I currently only have one Vanda that had a spike which dried off. When I got the plant in a basket, it barely had anything in there but some moss. Now the roots look like they are drying off even though I mist them daily. The bigger roots turn green when I mist them but the smaller thinner roots just kinda remain brown and hard. What should I do to revive it? I really would love to see this baby bloom.
    Hi Chris, I would make sure that the roots that are brown are trimmed off. Second, while misting is good, humidity in the air is better. I notice you live is the midwest, it will be challenging but totally do-able. Naoki grows vandas in the Pacific Northwest in a garage, no less. Are you growing inside? If so invest in a small cool-mist humidifier (they are CHEAP). Keep that running throughout the day. It will make all the difference in the world. And remember vandas take very high light and like air movement.

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    Gorgeous! You'd probably roll on the floor laughing/grab a hatchet and chase me if you saw what mine have to work with I bet you go around with a smile on your face all day
    Have a great weekend!
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    Oh boy oh boy.Cathi...you fill up your shade house so quick,I remember it was a lot of empty spaces..nice collection you have .i have only ten of vandal
    ...way to go

    How do your little babies From de-frasking
    are doing? Can you show them in another thread?

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