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Encyclia cochleata

This is a discussion on Encyclia cochleata within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Originally Posted by kiwiorchids Be warned-they are hard work. Use a width of frost cloth ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwiorchids View Post
    Be warned-they are hard work. Use a width of frost cloth or some other fine material and stretch it between two poles about 5-10m apart. We use a drip tray to catch the dew drops during the night, and then in the morning we wring it out, taking care not to drip any water. The dew is very pure, and even tastes great!
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    You can't be serious....

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    Yes, I believe he is serious, Maura...Betty
    Quote Originally Posted by mauraec View Post
    You can't be serious....

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    Yes indeed....its good fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mauraec View Post
    You can't be serious....
    Dont you get fog or at the least, evening/nightime moisture where you live?

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    Yes, I believe he is serious, Maura...Betty
    Thanks betty

    seriously, these nets are sooo much fun, its just getting the moisture OFF the nets and into the bucket that is the hard part. Like i said, the plants like it, and so do i lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by espranch View Post
    Yes, I believe he is serious, Maura...Betty
    I find myself figuratively speechless....

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