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Re: [Aroid-l] Totems

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Totems
  • From: "danny wilson" mudwasp_@hotmail.com
  • Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 10:56:30 -0700

You could put a piceve of PVC pipe in the center to keep it form falling over.

>From: Al Wootten <awootten@nrao.edu>
>Reply-To: Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
>To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com, hermine <hermine@endangeredspecies.com>
>CC: Enid <enigo@bellsouth.net>, EGoldfluss@aol.com
>Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Totems
>Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 13:15:51 -0400
>Hi Enid, Hermine and Ed
>Thanks for the suggestions.  A constraint I forgot to mention is that my
>wife must think that it looks elegant.  I'm using a sturdy green plastic mesh
>with sphagnum moss within now for the plant, a Philodendron I got from Dewey
>some time ago.  Alas, it has topped the totem I have.  The leaves are getting
>smaller again and it is gangly.  I could root the top and lop it but I'd
>like to grow it one size up...philodendronlings are now sprouting at the
>base filling it out nicely.
>Clear skies,
>|Al Wootten, Slacktide, Sturgeon Creek at the Rappahannock |
>|Astronomer (http://www.cv.nrao.edu/~awootten/)            |
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>|Deltaville, Virginia 23043                                |
>  > At 06:19 AM 5/12/05, Enid wrote:
>  > >Hi Al,
>  > >These guys are a great totem source:
>  > ><https://protected11.purehost.com/d30053026/index.asp?sh=welcome&op=2>https://protected11.purehost.com/d30053026/index.asp?sh=welcome&op=2
>  >
>  >
>  > what about you make a cylinder of chicken wire or something like that and
>  > stuff it with thoroughly soaked spaghnum moss?
>  >
>  > hermine
>  >
>  > Hi-
>  > I use 1/4 inch hardware cloth stuffed with wet sphagnum.  I secure the
>  > cylinder with plastic airplane ties and affix it to a redwood 1 x 2  stake.  Works
>  > great.
>  >
>  > Ed
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