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Orchid art - sort of.. :)

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    Smile Orchid art - sort of.. :)

    Hi all!

    I know I've been totaly inactive for a while now, I think my vacation is to be blamed since I now actually have time to get out! .. Well I'm starting on my masters degree in a week, then I'll probably start getting a bit more active since I have a endency to use my computer for anything but studying when I actually have to!

    Anyway - about a month ago I bought seedling of bulb. carunculatum and one of bulb. sulawesii for my terrarium. I later found out that the guy at the nursery didn't know what he was talking about when he said they would grow much larger - they get HUGE!

    So given all my free time at the moment I thought I'd give mounting a try since I've used up my windowsill quota! I couldn't quite see how treefern, bark or wood would fit in so I came up with this idea (see pic below).

    It's made completely from synthetic products so I don't have to worry about decomposition. The idea is to allways keep it moist and get all the "medium" covered in moss. I grow orchids in a similar medium made from rockwool in pots, and they are starting to get green and furry

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    That is certainly a very unique piece of art!

    Just think how beautiful it will be once the orchid blooms...

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    What a fun idea! That is really creative. Nice!

    Cheers,
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    I've got to try that out....what a neat idea. Means I've got room for more!
    muhahaha
    Thanx
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    Fun idea thanks for sharing it . Gin

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    "Something Safe...for the picture frame.." to quote TORI!

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    Very original Christian. Good job.

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    That's funny!

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    It's a great idea !
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    Cute Idea!!

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