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Re: totems for climbers

  • Subject: Re: totems for climbers
  • From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo@msn.com>
  • Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 21:45:21 -0500 (CDT)

----- Original Message -----
From: ron <ronlene@adelphia.net>
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2002 4:58 PM
Subject: Re: totems for climbers

I would discourage the use of tree-fern 'logs' for any purpose, these are
wild-collected products and soon wipe out an area of any tree-ferns, they
take ages to grow to any size in nature (scream at me, you orchid-growers!!)


>>Have you tried tree fern logs??  Ron
----- Original Message -----
From: <araceae@earthlink.net>
To: "Multiple recipients of list AROID-L" <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2002 2:38 PM
Subject: Re: totems for climbers

> I have been using this method for years...  After about 3 years, the
> spaghnum will break down...  Of course, this depends on the quality
> of the spaghnum used.
> Dewey
> >I have been experimenting with totems for climbing aroids with
> >varying success.  During my browsing I had seen a cylender of wire
> >mesh filled with sphagnum , I duplicated this and have had a great
> >result.
> >Can anyone throw more ideas for a better totem?
> >               Iain Mcgregor Perth Western Australia
> >
> >
> >
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