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Timing is Everything

This is a discussion on Timing is Everything within the The Outback Terrace Bar forums, part of the Land Plants category; I finally got out to the Florida Room today and got that awful floor mopped ...

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    Default Timing is Everything

    I finally got out to the Florida Room today and got that awful floor mopped and clean, in preparation for some new arrivals and because it needed it desperately. Well, a few minutes ago, our afternoon rain storm blew in (yeah, it's finally rainy season here), and when I went to see what was happening, I found this...

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    So much for my nice clean floor..

    You can see where the pot split open upon contact with the floor too. The good news? The roots I can see look nice and healthy, and no sign of rot.

    Oh well, these were scheduled to be repotted anyhow, as soon as my s/h stuff arrives.

    Now where did I put that mop??

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    Oh yeah.... obviously, putting plastic down did no good at all. I wasn't expecting my orchids to be able to fly!!

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    LOL at flying orchids! The poor things and after you went to all that work this morning clearing up. It is such a shame. I am very glad that the orchids appear unharmed though that is the main thing doesnt cost as much to mop the floor as replace an orchid I guess. Just yet more time on the dreaded cleaning chores

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    Anne, sorry about that, but look at the bright site- the orchids are unharmed and turned to be unique not many orchids can fly...

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    They just wanted to remind you to repot them now that they are in their new home.

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    They just wanted to remind you to repot them now that they are in their new home.

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    Didn't need a reminder. Just waiting for the new s/h pots and LECA to arrive. LOL

    Oh well, at least I now know for sure they don't need watering for awhile.


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    the flying they had no prob with it was the landing that got em

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    You fared very well by my standards. Mine always land on a new flower spike.

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    Keep us updated on the S/H project. Mine didn't go well at all...

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