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Earthworm question

Discussion in 'Issues, Disease and Pests' started by Jon, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Everyone who's smart enough not to live in either location.
     
  2. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    Please do not insult my one true home by comparing it to Texas.
     
  3. LynneTyson

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    My earth worms keep the rotting media aerated so don`t kill them till you're ready to re pot. I was taught not to kill them at all but to put them in the vegetable garden. They don`t eat live matter. I let them live in my outside growing Cyms and Angcms.
     
  4. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    Which Angraecums do you grow outside Lynne?
     
  5. LynneTyson

    LynneTyson New Member

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    magdalenae likes it outside here so do some of the "birds in flight" types. There are more listed in Hillermans book. I have one magdalenae that has lived outside since the 70s.
     
  6. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    excellent. Thanks. Your temps are usually a bit more extreme than mine. I think I will try a magdalenae here. I have admired that one before but never wanted to occupy that much room in my GH.
     
  7. LynneTyson

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    Just a word, maggie hates having her roots disturbed (she can sulk for years if she's upset) thats why I have rotting media, which she doesn`t seem to mind.
     
  8. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    good to know. Once I get one I will keep that in mind. :D
     
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    Muahahahahahahahahahaha.........
     
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  11. This_guy_Bri

    This_guy_Bri weirdo

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    as an avid vermicomposter, i will say that worms can live indefinitely in well aerated water. otherwise, i dunno...
    why do you want them out? did i not read closely enough? (i did sort of zone out half way through....)
     
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    Jon, an orthene 97% takes care of EVERYTHING used as a drench.
     
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    Jon Ive had them on a hook for hours and If a fish didn't get them I'd bring them in and let them go
     
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    :clap::clap::clap:

    What happened to the job? (the claps were about your Clark/East Texas comments, not about the job)