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Old 12-30-2020, 09:53 AM
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Well, DC, what method did you settle on and do you know an outcome?
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I think Iím in the clear.

Hereís what I did

Dry everything- this was the most critical. I stopped watering a day in advance, covered the lath house and pushed all the benches under the eaves as far as possible

I also used my leaf blower, on low, and tried to dry the plants as well. This was pretty effective and it certainly expedited the dry out

The heaters. I have a little number that attaches to a propane tank. It put that in the lath house and ran it all day and until I went to sleep. This dried stuff and upped the residual heat in the plants. I also ran the fire pit the same which helped the patio

I got about 15 five gallon buckets and filled them and surrounded the growing areas with those.

I have only seen one plant, a stanhopea, that appears to have died. It was very very weak from the bleach attack and so I assume it was the cumulative effect

I made a roll of visqueen on a 1x2 about 10í long and 15í wide. I can use that in the future to make the lath house a sort of tent.

I thank you all so much for the advice as I learned a lot and seem to have dodged a bullet.

Oh. I brought in my walkerina and wrapped my starfruit and Mussaenda
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