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my growing space

Discussion in 'Growing Areas' started by pacome, Jul 22, 2009.

  1. pacome

    pacome Active Member

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    for the moment, most of my plants are grown inside an outdoor greenhouse:

    these are pictures dating back to the first weeks, when I was "filling" the available space with divisions of my stock, mainly Masdevallias:
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    here are more recent pictures, space almost completely filled:
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    pacome Active Member

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    and here is the "indoor greenhouse" in which I was growing my plants until recently.
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    Alexis New Member

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    Everything looks very happy and healthy! It's hard to imagine that last picture as an indoor space.
     
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    That looks great! Awfully neat and organised "in the beginning", things seem to have grown a lot since then, well done. Are you still using the indoor grow space?
     
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    Thanks for posting. Things look wonderful.
     
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    Gordon, I've just finished dismantling the "indoor greenhouse" , as I need more space to stock flasks, and my house is ridiculously small ;-) I have to choose!
    Now I realize that I have most plants/clones in multiple divisions, I try ton convince me I should put some on ebay... there is almost no more available space in the greenhouse, and so many flasks are waiting to be deflasked:)
     
  8. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    thanks for sharing with us Laurent
     
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    is that a vanda on the right of the middle pic in your second post? (With tillandsia hanging off of it) Were you able to bloom that out there in Belgium?
     
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    Yes, it is Vanda coerulea. I've it since last fall, and as it has very well survived this long and cold winter, I suppose I migh be able to grow it correctly. my 2 plants of that species are spiking now. I've also tried some warmer growers, which I'll probably have to bring inside my home for winter (some Renanthera, Rhynchostylis retusa, Aerides multiflora), and a few other cool/intermediate vandaceae like several Holcoglossum, Vanda cristata, Esmeralda clarckei, and of course many Neofinetias!

    Laurent
     
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    Laurent, what is your minimum night temperature?
     
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    In the greenhouse, I've tried to maintain a minimum of 8°C this winter, but have had a few short periods down to 6°C.
    I intend this year to try and maintain at least 10°C night. now, in summer, most nights go down to 15°C, sometimes 18°C for several days in case of hot spell.

    And in the room where I "store" warmer growing plants during winter, in front of a big south facing window, I've a night minimum of 13°C. a bit more in the terrariums, where I overwinter the warmer miniature/mounted plants.

    Laurent
     
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    Very nice and well kept...

    just tom
     
  14. J-M

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    VERY NICE LAURENT
    BRAVO
     
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    Wow. I am in awe.
    I love it.

    I am envious, too.:)