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ICU/breakfast nook

This is a discussion on ICU/breakfast nook within the OrchidTalk Members Grow Area - Photos forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hi everyone...this is where I keep some of my blooming orchids, plus a couple of ...

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    Smile ICU/breakfast nook



    Hi everyone...this is where I keep some of my blooming orchids, plus a couple of Phals that are in stress. I put plastic bags over them until they recover...Betty in Texas

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    hi Betty, that is a tiny photo - have a larger shot?

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    Red face ICU/breakfast nook

    I'll try to take a better shot...Later, Betty

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    Nice and sunny, and I do see lots of color!

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    Is this any better? I think you can also see my humidity trays. By the way, I managed to put this pic. on without ANY help! LOL...Betty

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    I hope that this size is a little better. I also mist my Phals. twice a day, especially if they are dehydrated. I also wick OUT ANY WATER which is in the center...I find that it is easier to PREVENT crown rot, than cure it...But I'll go into crown rot later...Betty in Texas

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    Sorry about that...wrong pic. here is the Phal...

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    Here is "what" is blooming in the breakfast nook...Betty in Texas


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    Betty I've been meaning to ask you about your cute ICU breakfast nook...wish I could send one of my phals to your little ICU..what direction is that nook facing?

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    Hi Desiree, The window is facing East. The morning sun shines in...sometimes too strongly, and I lower the shade for an hr. or two. Other wise, it is very bright because there are windows facing east, south, & west.( the shelves are next to to east facing window) I make sure that the Phals. in the ICU are never in the sun. :-) However I believe that putting a plastic bag over them has really been the key to them retaining moisture. Hope this helped. Betty

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