Re: An Aroid greenhouse question

Sounds good to me.....  Have fun...  and lots of it...

>>This is good...  just remember the longer the stove pipe...  the more heat
>you will obtain.  It will not vent to the outside as fast...  Lots of
>I'm going to go with the non vented heater because there's just no way to
>put a pipe through the ceiling of this greenhouse.  I can leave the front
>doors slid open to help with air circulation and vapor escape.  I have one
>fan going in there all the time, but I'll probably need to add another.  Gas
>heat produces moisture, doesn't it?  I know when we use our wood stove in
>the house, the mildew doesn't grow as well, but with our forced air gas
>heater, mildew seems to hang around on the walls in the dark areas of the
>Here's an update on my newly aquired plants.  The Philo. sp. is planted in a
>pot with a sphagnum totem behind it.  Planted in the totem, is Anthurium
>trinerve, P. tuxla (sprinkled here and there), A. bakerei, a tiny A.
>clarinervium (that will probably tip the totem over in time), and a bright
>verigated spider plant in the very top.  Philo. sp's. leaves are reaching
>out horizontally and the new leaf has fully emerged.  It's a wonderful
>plant, and is doing great right here in the center of my house.......on top
>of the wood stove actually...of course we're not using it.
>I haven't planted A. lucens with a totom yet, but it has been transplanted,
>has new leaves developing and is doing great.  Some of the little 'Pin
>Cushion' Philo's. leaves melted away, but the top couple are strong.  The
>soil was pretty wet when it arrived, so I let at least the surface of the
>soil dry out completely before I watered it again, and then I tried to water
>the top surface only.  I think it will be fine.
>Thanks for the help,

Dewey E. Fisk, Plant Nut
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