Doesn’t look like there is much chance of planting one….
I occasionally download something from youtube to watch later.
I use firefox as my browser, and have installed an add-on called flashgot.
I let the clip load completely in the browser then you can click on tools at the top of your browser, run down the list to flashgot, and through the arrow to the right you can get the media. It will download…[Read more]
I have been reading about this companion planting caper, so, I have planted:
I still have Garlic and Sage to plant, but most importantly, I have been getting organised to put in another veggie bed, access only from one side, so will only be around 1m wide, but will be 5 or 6 m long, so I have to save some of my…[Read more]
Here is a picture of my vanilla orchids (well, the bit with the flower spikes anyway).
It is growing on the southern side of the fence which you can see it attached to. The horizontal piece of wood was what I trained the plants onto when I had them growing in a pot.
Next step is to see if it flowers and do some pollinating…. then hope that it…[Read more]
I guess this is the official “apply for an album” thread.
Could I have one too please?
I think one of my plants is going to flower!! There are three different looking growths coming out of it. I have been unable to find any pictures online of how the new flower growths look, but these look substantially different from the normal growths and have raised my interest. I will have to get a couple of photos to post, and see how it…[Read more]
I have considered shadecloth – but I am not too confident that the plant would “grow” up this media as it may struggle to adhere to it. I am considering using a handful of palm fronds as something of an organic shadecloth – and I know that the vanilla will grow on them.
Sorry to dig up an old topic – but I have just joined and have to post something…..
We have a vanilla orchid growing quite well in Brisbane. We bought three cuttings when we were on holiday in Cairns, and kept them inside for the first winter, then moved it out onto the veranda for the first summer and next winter, and subsequent to that they…[Read more]