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Re: Seedlings


Locate your ballast outside the chamber.
>Chick,
>
>I will trade your basement for the culture room.  We figure about $400.00 a
>month to run the lights and pump the heat generated back out of the room.
>Electricity is expensive.
>
>Remember that this hybridizing game is also a numbers game.  The more
>seedlings you grow the better chance you will get the Hosta of the century.
>I know that the Rose hybridizers figure that it takes about 10,000 seedlings
>to get one plant worth even testing for introduction.
>
>Jim Anderson
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Chick <chick@bridgewoodgardens.com>
>To: <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
>Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 1999 8:56 PM
>Subject: Re: Seedlings
>
>
>> Cost for lights:
>>
>> watts x lights x hours / 1000 x cost per kilowatt hour.  For me, with 16
>two
>> light fixtures that comes out to:
>>
>> 40x32x24/1000x.08=$2.46 per day.
>>
>> Chick
>>
>> NardaA@aol.com wrote:
>>
>> > Chick,
>> >
>> > I am having the same problem.  I think that the Home Depot people are
>looking
>> > suspiciously as I leave the store with another sixteen fluorescent
>lights.
>> > How do you figure out how much electricity costs?  After spending $500
>this
>> > summer on water I will have to think hard to justify increased
>electrical
>> > bills.
>> >
>> > Lucky you have seeds, I am going to pay big bucks for seeds from Pete
>Ruh, I
>> > have already sent him my first order.
>> >
>> > I am not buying any of your new introductions until they have at least
>six
>> > leaves and have been registered, better have good names too.  Let us see
>> > pictures, or how about ebay, we can have a bidding war.
>> >
>> > I'm not selling any of mine unless my kids are destitute and eating
>peanut
>> > butter three times a day.
>> >
>> > Love my hobby,
>> > Narda
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Butch Ragland So. Indiana zone 5

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