Re: greenhouse advice needed
Lester Kallus wrote:
> My greenhouse is finally operational. It's been a refreshing change
> walking into an area with high humidity and warmth where plants are
> actually growing rather than just hanging on in our usual cool dry conditions.
> A couple potential problems have come up and I'm hoping to get advice:
> 1. The humidity may be a tad too high. I've got a meter in the room
> saying that the humidity is up to 65%. Is that too high? Could plants
> suffer? I could fix it easily (and also humidify some of the house) by
> keeping one of the doors open slightly.
> 2. Probably because of the humidity, many of the pots have a fuzzy fungus
> growing on the soil surface. Should I be spraying it with Daconil, or
> pouring Benomyl onto it or is this type of fungus benign? If I should be
> trying to control it, what's the best control measure?
Do you have any fans in the greenhouse? Air circulation (or lack thereof) is
usually the problem with high humidity situations, not the humidity itself.