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Misting tower for orchids on screened porch

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    Smile Misting tower for orchids on screened porch

    I found two misting towers at a home improvement store that work quite nicely for misting outside orchids. I live in Florida and my orchids are hanging inside a screened in porch. They get the appropriate amount of light, but the temps at this time of year can be brutal. The misting towers are made by Aeromist and are suppose to be for cooling an area on a porch. I have two of them hooked up to a garden hose with a timer. They seem to work great. The home improvement store price is significantly cheaper than buying direct from the mfg. Unfortunately the store doesn't have the offered accessories namely inline filters and replacement nozzles. I ordered them directly from the mfg. I hope somebody get some use out of this post.


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    I bought a couple of these and really like them.

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    Nice idea, Uechi. Thanks for the information. Many growers in your state will appreciate this information on misting orchids - especially with the recent heat wave.

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    Thank You for the info. I need something on my porch ..

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    Gin, I used them on the porch when I had some friends over. I turned them around after it was all over and used them on my baking porch...for the orchids and gesneriads

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    I use the lines that are made for cooling...attached them to the frame of my shade. What sort of timer do you have? I have looked online and can't really decide on one. The ones that are affordable enough for me have terrible reviews and I can't really risk the timer going out as I live above someone else.

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