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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?

Les --

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.


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