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  1. #1
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    Richard
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    Default Gigantic Haul

    I approached someone I had purchased some phal species and primary hybrids from before and he told me that he had space problems (don't we all) and that I should come by. I did that this Saturday and this is what was in the back of my car when I got home; 201 phals. Add that to my meager collection of 68 orchids I have nearly quadrupled it yesterday. They are not all in the best shape and some a missing tags. It's going to take a while repotting these.
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    Laurent Lambert
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    Holy !!!
    That's a massive haul ... now do you have space for all those plants?

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    wow, what a haul. now you'll have space problems yourself. you can send some my way
    to ease your burden.

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    Bruce Brown
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    that is a lot of phal orchids, Richard! Woohoo! Guess you will be building an orchid room before long. Congratulations! When you get a chance, post what you got in the member grow list section. that is a bunch of orchids!

    Cheers,
    BD

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    that is a huge haul! Are they all blooming size? If they happen to all bloom at the same time you home will look like a florist's shop

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    Great ! People with space problems can also contact me ! HEHE

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    Wow. Lucky you, congrats & good luck with them all!

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    Good thing you did not bring a trailer along Nice haul !

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    Cindi
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    Hey Richard! Now you have even more than I! I'm stuck at 225 'chids at the moment, and need to put up more shelves for them all. Looks like you will be doing some shelf constrction soon, too.

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