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Re: Intro- Mariana

Welcome, Mariana

on 12/20/2002 12:41 PM, grdengrl@optonline.net at grdengrl@optonline.net

> Greetings,
> My name is Mariana.  I live in NYC and in the process of getting my
> certificate in horticulture from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.  In the summer I
> grow vegetables and tend to my front yard in which I recently established a
> perennial garden.  A mother of two wonderful boys and a wife to a great guy
> who is very patient and supportive of my hobbies :).
> Recently I've been trying to fight off a terrible bout with a condition known
> as Orchid Fever.   I grow a wide variety of orchids but not as wide I as I
> would like it to be.  I have a basement that is about 1,500 sq feet which I'm
> planning to eventually convert into an orchid nirvana <g>.  I would like to
> take a trip in to the jungles of Borneo, Malaysia simply because I want to see
> a particular orchid species blooming in the wild.  My husband, two days ago
> broke the stem of an almost open slipper orchid, I'm still reeling from the
> shock.
> At the present time I have a house full of Phalaenopsis orchids blooming in a
> wide array of colors which is really nice when it's cold and miserable
> outside. Of course I also have two denrobiums turning yellow leaves and than
> losing them, and I'm not sure why.
> I am happy to be here and look forward to learning about what others grow and
> how they grow it.
> Mariana
> Brooklyn, NYC 6b
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