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Cooling plants with mist?

Have any of you out there tried using misters to lower temperatures around
your house or plants?

I'm looking at misters that produce tiny water droplets (like 10 microns
or so) -- the principle behind them is that the evaporate almost instantly,
carrying away the heat.  Supposedly they can lower the temperature in an
area by as much as 20 degrees, and they evaporate quickly enough that 
water never reaches plants or people.  It's kind of the same principle as
a swamp cooler.

I'm thinking of setting some up over the plants that aren't as happy
in hot weather, like hosta.  Do you think it would help in this hot 


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