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Mandatory Evacuation

This is a discussion on Mandatory Evacuation within the OrchidTalk Members Grow Area - Photos forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; The Chids had a mandatory evacuation from the lathe house due to Tropical Storm Fay. ...

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    The Chids had a mandatory evacuation from the lathe house due to Tropical Storm Fay. Here they are in their shelter(the Lanai), they also are allowed to bring their pet lizards and frogs along. I will be shooing them out for days to come.
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    This must have been quite a workout to bring all those guys in!

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    Lot of work moving all those plants I am sure! They look comfortable in there temporary digs.

    Cheers,
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    Stay safe, Cin!

    Very cool lanai!

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    Thanks Clint. I am in the process of collecting retro furniture and reupholstering it for the lanai.

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    Great idea on the hanging plants thing...can I steal your idea?? And yeah, my porch bunch will be in with their "pets" as well come first thing in the morning...if I don't get too antsy and do it tonight. lol I can't stand waiting for anything...and I'd rather do it myself. Now if only I had two good arms! They keep saying it's going to come inland at Punta Gorda. My girlfriend wisely pointed out that last time they said it was coming here and hit Punta Gorda. I sure hope Fay decides to go tear up some everglades and leaves my lovely neighborhood alone. Not that I want all of you down south to get hurt either....we need a safe "hurricane crossing" area!
    Good Luck to all my Florida Neighbors....
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    ps...nice porch! Some day if i'm lucky i'll have one out back like yours. I love how big yours is....plenty of room for everything.

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    Yes Connie you can steal the idea we stole from someone else. Me Hicks saw it at an orchid show and made them for me this spring, the nice thing about it is that it comes apart and stores in a small area.
    We are just on the other side of Charlotte harbor from Punta Gorda, I would like it to stay away. Although we could use a rain event.
    I love my lanai too, what you can't see is at the far end is an inground spa just off the MBR. We use it all of the time.
    Stay Safe Everyone.
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    Inground spa?? Nice! Sounds comfy...
    Connie

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    Hi Cin, looks like you've got everything well organized. We're on a wait and see basis here in NW Fl. If Faye doesn't head inland before it reaches the northern gulf we'll be schlepping the chids inside also. My OH has a green house with about 500 plants that will also have to be moved to a sturdier place if things don't go well. Keeping my fingers crossed.

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    We are thinking of you. Hopefully Fay will bring some much needed rain and nothing else. Lots of fun in store for the kitties with all the transient pets!

    Be safe,
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