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My grow areas

Discussion in 'Growing Areas' started by Forrest, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    Thought I would post a couple of quick snapshots of my grow areas. They are not the best pics, but I only get a few seconds before the camera completely fogs up in there, so these will have to do.
    GH Top Right.jpg GH Top Left.jpg GH Top bw.jpg GH Top bl.jpg GH LW.jpg
     
  2. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    couple more
    gh roof 1.jpg titan.jpg
     
  3. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    Here is what is left of the Laelias after the big crash
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  4. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Nice Forrest. Thanks for sharing.

    That pleuro is awesome.
     
  5. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    Thanks. I have a couple more outdoor areas that I may photograph later.

    That pleuro is awesome. It is now a permanent member of the GH. It is too big to move anywhere.
     
  6. Dale

    Dale New Member

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    I see some serious under-crowding. And why is your left hand so small?
     
  7. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    I know. I have serious room still.

    heh, yea, my left hand is freakishly small. What is odd is that my right hand is freakishly large. I usually dont picturate it cause it scares people.
     
  8. Candace

    Candace Kept Woman Supporting Member

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    Wish I had the weather for outside orchids(other than cymweediums). Too cold for most and what the cold wouldn't get, the torrential rains would :< Do you and Jon have the same g.h. kit?

    Looks like your plants are very happy. But I don't see any hybrid phals or floofy catts. I'll trade you some, for some cookies.:D
     
  9. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    :D

    yea, Jon and I have the same kit. That is one thing you will learn about Jon. He idolizes me and tries to do everything just like me.

    no, no hybrid floof. It is bad for you dontcha know.
     
  10. Jean

    Jean whatever

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    Nice place.
     
  11. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    Nice setup Forrest...some day I will be able to build a greenhouse myself
     
  12. Wanda

    Wanda Orchid Nut

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    Amazing setup!!!
     
  13. Candace

    Candace Kept Woman Supporting Member

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    Yes, I know. I' ve heard they cause men to grow breasts.

    Do you have your g.h. on a raised foundation?
     
  14. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    my gh is sunk in a pit, and then I built a cinder block wall that raises it above ground. Makes for great insulation down low and gave me a ton more room when I couldnt go any wider or longer.
     
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    Tracey Interloper

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    Great greenhouse, everything looks super healthy
     
  16. vmijct

    vmijct Clif

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    Stunning pictures. In the process of building a gh now. Building the foundation now and just restarting my collection.
     
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    Candace Kept Woman Supporting Member

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    All that digging must have been quite the project.
     
  18. vmijct

    vmijct Clif

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    Awesome Pics

    Stunning pics. Building a gh now. Just putting the foundation in now. Sank the last foundation and it worked great. Can't sink it here since the water table is too high. Re-starting the new collection now.
     
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    vmijct Clif

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    Sorry for the repeat. New to the site. Yeah. Digging was back breaking. 10X12X1 and wet. Back was sore for 3 days. Gravel arrives this week(hopefully) and gh next week. Then start collecting again.
     
  20. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    I had help. but even then it was a pita. There are 3 cinderblocks that are underground. and the hole is ~9 ft wide x ~12 foot long.

    I started digging it by myself then after about 2 days said, to hell with this and hired in some help. Two days later the hole was dug.