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Mini Greenhouse on my Rooftop

This is a discussion on Mini Greenhouse on my Rooftop within the Semi Hydro / Lights / Greenhouses / Accessories forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I grow my orchids in an apartment in a south window with supplemental LED lights ...

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    Default Mini Greenhouse on my Rooftop

    I grow my orchids in an apartment in a south window with supplemental LED lights but in spring, late summer and fall,
    I bring some of my guys up on the rooftop in a mini greenhouse.
    ( I have a lot of small rupicolous laelias)
    The other plants stay inside.
    It pales in comparison to some of the fantastic greenhouses shown on the forum but my plants like it!
    I have a shade cloth covering my tiny greenhouse for most of the day and there is an automatic vent opener.
    (urban rooftops can get very hot, plant come back inside in july & august)

    Did I mention the (distant) view of the Statue of Liberty?




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    How cute Laurent. Love the view also.

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    That is a great mini greenhouse.

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    That is so cool! Did you make it by yourself?

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    hi laurent,
    what an excellent job you did! isnt there space for more?lol

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    That is soo awesome!Did you buy this or make it?

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    I didn't make it, just assembled it ...
    I got this as a prototype from someone I know in Canada who went on to commercialize them.

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    i love it..i want one...lol

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    It is good to know, Laurent. Thanks.

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    That is so cool, Laurent! I really like the look of it. AND your view is awesome too. Thanks for sharing this with us!

    Cheers,
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