[pleurothallid-l] reply to Jeanne Schudel

Katie Pleasance katie at katiesorchids.com
Mon Aug 25 11:14:05 EDT 2003


I agree, 

Although I live in the very mild San Francisco Bay Area, 
all my losses happen during the few warm days of summer.

Katie

---- Original message ----
>Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2003 20:57:14 -0500
>From: "carlobal" <carlobal at netzero.net>  
>Subject: RE: [pleurothallid-l] reply to Jeanne Schudel  
>To: <pleurothallid-l at lists.ibiblio.org>
>
>   Jodi,
>    
>   As many of the  southern growers can attest, it's
>   not the 45 in winter that will nail your plants,
>   it's the 100 in summer. You know, but I'll say it
>   for anyone listening in, that anything around 85
>   and higher is a problem. It was a major setback
>   for me last summer, my first in NY, that temps in
>   my apartment went to 91--no air in that place.
>   Many of my high priced lilttle guys gave up the
>   ghost...
>    
>   This year (seems a bit cooler), I've got air and
>   the plants are limping through. Don't get me
>   wrong, I've still lost a few but many less than
>   last go around.
>    
>   I think your fridge idea is a good one--you'd have
>   one helluva setup. (55 feet!!)
>    
>   Carlo
>    
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Katie Pleasance
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