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My Grow Area - Part 1 - 5'x7' Terrace

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    Default My Grow Area - Part 1 - 5'x7' Terrace

    It's a lovely Sunday morning here in Atlanta, and my plants spent the night outside in the cool humidity - I put them anywhere I could find room. They share space with my husband's bonsai trees, but not much. Before I bring in the heat-despisers, I thought I'd do a rough panorama of my outside grow area. It's extremely small, but I love it.

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    Oh, your orchids and terrace is lovely! What a beautiful setting to grow your orchids and enjoy their beauty.

    Cheers,
    BD

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Oh, your orchids and terrace is lovely! What a beautiful setting to grow your orchids and enjoy their beauty.

    Cheers,
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    I am indeed fortunate to have such a good growing area; I have lived in enough cold dark places not to feel deep gratitude every day.

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    Boy, those look like some happy orchids!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kmac View Post
    Boy, those look like some happy orchids!!
    And an even happier orchid grower!

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    Obviously for these orchids "there's no place like home'. AL

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    Small, yet, perfectly formed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoanui View Post
    Small, yet, perfectly formed!
    Thank you - I still think it needs a potting bench and greenhouse to be perfectly satisfying, but I don't think my apartment complex would take it too well if I undertook my own expansion plans - so I continue with as much ingenuity as possible (with much input from forum members, I should say).

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    oh, thats very lovely! that shows what you can do with limited space, super!

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    Maura, that's so lovely. I'll bet you really enjoy your mornings with all that beauty - at least until you have to start bringing everything in for the day! Thanks for sharing a little beauty with us.

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