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Winter heating

This is a discussion on Winter heating within the Semi Hydro / Lights / Greenhouses / Accessories forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Heck of a thing to bring up when it is hot weather , but I ...

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    Angry Winter heating

    Heck of a thing to bring up when it is hot weather , but I heard propane will be $2.00 a gal or more this winter . Something to be said for in the house growing areas. Better buy your plants now the price will have to go up on them . Gin

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    Yes, glad I have natural gas heating in my house, after all it does get down to 38 or 39 degrees at night on a fairly regular basis for a month or so....


    Okay, sorry had to rub in the mild winter stuff..... But on the other hand, I had to gas up the car today and the "cheap" station was $2.79 per gallon for 87 octane (owww)

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    Home growers are suffering,too. Our electric rates are going up....orchids will have to grow a tad cooler this winter ! Gas in the hills of TN. is $2.33 for reg. .as of yesterday.

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    We don't even have heating in our house. It only gets down to upper 50s here so we have a couple of electric blankets but nothing else. Many houses here don't have heat. Of course gasoline has been at 2.50 or more for a while now.

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    Gasoline , $2.39 a gal as of this am . I just got a lot of realestate info. from my sister in law in Ga. It does get cold once in awhile but not like here , sub 0 ... Wolfie ---- boos hiss ! raspberry! raspberry lol . Ya wanna be my neighbor ? Gin

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    You can move down here anytime and I'll be your neighbor LOL

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    Everything is going up in price!
    30 bucks to fill up my Grand Am this afternoon, at 2.56/gallon. You'd think I lived in California! (Sorry, Diane!)
    Organic milk is running 6 dollars a gallon!
    Also got my electric bill, the highest it's ever been in three years in my tiny townhouse! (I'll spare you the numbers, because I'm sure there is someone paying much more who'll immediately outdo me!)
    I thought plants last winter were expensive, but if Gin is right, they're going to be even higher this year!
    Better start buying off RVO's stock!
    Matt

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    Expensive, expensive, and more expensive. I wonder what prices will be like in ten or twenty years.

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    What is the difference between milk and organic milk??? And I took the general advice and bought myself an RVO Catt today! Slc. Ken Dream 'Moonlight Lady' Floof Rules!!!

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    Wow, crazy prices aye...

    Y'know, i was watching tele the other day and apparently in 1973, there was a huge uproar when the price of a ham sandwich rocketed to $0.19!!!
    Yes, it was almost as expensive as a loaf of bread at $0.26!!! Oh terrible times those days were...

    Diane, congratulations on the new purchase... it looks like it will be lovely!!! I love the pastelly sorta pink with a really 'wow' lips these days.. course right underneath it on the catalogue is Lc Angel's Treasure 'Hawaii' yummie!!! Hmmm...... wish it wasn't such a huge deal ordering stuff O/S.

    Cheers
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    oh, and our electricity bill went up as well... lucky I don't pay for it

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