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My new orchid shed

This is a discussion on My new orchid shed within the Semi Hydro / Lights / Greenhouses / Accessories forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; After Hurricane Irma and the damage I had it took me over 2 1/2 months ...

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    Default My new orchid shed

    After Hurricane Irma and the damage I had it took me over 2 1/2 months to get this completed, but I learned one very important thing. At almost 70 years old I can only do so much each day between the heat, rain and a bum hip, I took breaks as I needed as I was the only one working on this project.

    Before Irma I had 4 different locations where I had areas for all of my orchids, I am now down to only 2, this new shed is 10 feet by 20 feet and luckily I only had to purchase a few items to do this, I was able to use a lot of what I had. Any question let me know!
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    After processing these pictures I see that I need to arrange a lot of what is the Bulbophyllum area as I see lots of open space that can be used, will be working on that.
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    Looks great Jack! I didn't realize Irma had done you wrong like that. How are the bamboo mounts working out for you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris in Hamilton View Post
    Looks great Jack! I didn't realize Irma had had done you wrong like that. How are you the bamboo mounts working out?
    Thanks Chris! The area I had for my mounted orchids was blown over, a lot of tree damage to the point where all the trees in the back of the yard against the back fence had to be cut down which was kind of a good thing as it opened the back yard up but it did away with a lot of the natural shade I had, but that was easy to rectify. The bamboo mounts are working out very well, with roots attaching to the bamboo.

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    Wow Jack! Beautiful work! Love the sheds and mountings! I think you might need to rest a little now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheryl View Post
    Wow Jack! Beautiful work! Love the sheds and mountings! I think you might need to rest a little now.
    Thanks Sheryl! Unfortunately I have too much that needs to be done that has been put on hold to do the work on the new shed, but it has taken this long to get to it, a couple more days will not make much of a difference.

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    At this age you are really very strong I really admire...Bravo Jack you done a very good job for the lovely orchids and most of them looks so amazing. The new orchid sheds looks so organize and cool...I think with the flowers emerging from different species will give you extra energy and satisfaction.

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