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A peek inside my greenhouse..

Discussion in 'Growing Areas' started by Sebastian Vieira, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. Sebastian Vieira

    Sebastian Vieira Member

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    Hi,

    Here is a peek insinde my greenhouse, where I grow mostly Lepanthes and Neooreophilus, there are some other Pleurothallids there too.

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  2. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Is it completely enclosed? heating and cooling? or is your elevation able to regulate it? Wonderful.
     
  3. unterallgaier

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    Nice greenhouse! And nice Masdevallia caudata & marthae!! Is the third Masdevallia M. peristeria? Tell us about your growing conditions!
     
  4. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Sebastian, are you in the orchid business or is it a hobby?
     
  5. Ricardo

    Ricardo Slave of demanding bird

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    Fantastica, maravillosa, de ensueno!!!!!
     
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    Very nice indeed!!! DROOL!!!
     
  7. Sebastian Vieira

    Sebastian Vieira Member

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    Hi all...

    Marni, my greenhouse has one side open, that provides good ventilation. As I live at 2670m over sea level, weather is just perfect without any artificial heating/cooling.

    Tom, you have a good eye for Masdevallias :) Yes, the third one is M.peristeria. About growing conditions, the greenhouse is only for providing shade and increasing humidity (I have it between 75%-100%), it always rises to 100% at nights.

    Kelly, orchids are just a hobby for me. Besides growing them, I also photograph and study them.
     
  8. Zack

    Zack Will work for plants Supporting Member

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    Reading this is like salt on an open wound; I have to make do with a modified wine chiller to grow my Pleurothallids. To say that I'm jealous would be quite the understatement.
     
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    Thank you, Sebastian. What's the temperature range?
     
  10. Sebastian Vieira

    Sebastian Vieira Member

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    Hi Tom, days are up to 20-21°C / 75-80% RH(sunny days) and nights usually get down to 9-10°C / 100% RH.
     
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    Very nice set up. We all wish we could live that! ;)
     
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    superbe .
     
  13. Sebastian Vieira

    Sebastian Vieira Member

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    J-M, you need to come visit my greenhouse next time you are here!
     
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    J-M Active Member

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    Thank you Sebas .
     
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    Sebastian, I would love to see your modified wine chiller. I have on many occasions to grow pleuros but can never keep them for very long as I live in florida. I have always wanted to use a wine chiller.
     
  16. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    If you look in the archives under Growing Areas, I think you will find a lot of information. You can follow up with questions from there.
     
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    Very nice Sebastian. Does the Colombian government allow you to collect orchid species for study as long as they are not sold?
     
  18. Boytjie

    Boytjie Out hiking Supporting Member

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    Ditto the above: another vote to see the wine chiller, as I'm very intrigued!