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RE: Cooling plants with mist?


BA...people used to hang up wet sheets and let fans blow through
them...especially at night during the high heat of summer...it worked to
cool you enough to fall asleep.


> [Original Message]
> From: Christopher P. Lindsey <lindsey@mallorn.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 7/15/2006 2:33:05 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Cooling plants with mist?
>
> Have any of you out there tried using misters to lower temperatures around
> your house or plants?
>
> I'm looking at misters that produce tiny water droplets (like 10 microns
> or so) -- the principle behind them is that the evaporate almost
instantly,
> carrying away the heat.  Supposedly they can lower the temperature in an
> area by as much as 20 degrees, and they evaporate quickly enough that 
> water never reaches plants or people.  It's kind of the same principle as
> a swamp cooler.
>
> I'm thinking of setting some up over the plants that aren't as happy
> in hot weather, like hosta.  Do you think it would help in this hot 
> weather?
>
> Chris
>
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