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Re: Species suited to a water wall

  • Subject: Re: Species suited to a water wall
  • From: "windy aubrey" <exotics@hawaii.rr.com>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 17:06:40 -1000

TOO-OOO COOL Michael!!
I sell plants time to time to collectors in NY and often fantasize on how their apartments might look. 
Now I can really appreciate the full intensity and devotion a plant grower like yourself has gone into to produce such a fantastic home for these tropicals.
Could you elaborate on your set up?  I need to know more.  It truly is beautiful. 
Thanks for sharing,
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2009 1:40 PM
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Species suited to a water wall

Well, there are "water walls" and there are "water walls", meaning that there is no generic definition of such.  Yours sounds more like an Ecuadorean mountainside, which is quite exciting and has infinite possibilities.  My walls are much different in their substrate, their water source, their light source, their temperature range and, the fact that they are in a New York City apartment on the second floor of a building.  Other than that ... everything is the same.  You will identify a thousand little ecosystems with all variations of the above required elements and then you start to figure out what will grow there.  Then, if they are not happy you move them, quickly, before they die.  It is purely a horticultural situation because you control all or most of the elements and their consistency.  What a great and exciting challenge, but there are no easy answers.
Michael Riley
New York NY

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