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Search: Posts Made By: Rothrock42
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-22-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Rothrock42
I recommend maybe getting a softer pencil. I find...

I recommend maybe getting a softer pencil. I find that a regular No. 2 pencil doesn't make much of a mark on plastic. My understanding art pencil HB is about the same as a #2. Look for something like...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 10-21-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,360
Posted By Rothrock42
@Ray thanks for the suggestion. My exhaust...

@Ray thanks for the suggestion. My exhaust ventilation is on a line voltage (mains) thermostat. Similar to the one you linked, but only wired to come on when hot. If the power goes out it won't work....
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-20-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Rothrock42
@Dimples — I know, right? That is why I’m so...

@Dimples — I know, right? That is why I’m so conflicted and unsure what to put on it. I don’t want to waste the opportunity.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-20-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Rothrock42
What to mount on tree fern?

I've got a couple pieces of treefern medium that I'm trying to decide what to mount on them.

One is a 5 x 6 inch slab and the other is a 2 inch pole abut 15 inches long.

I recently moved my...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 10-20-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,360
Posted By Rothrock42
http://www.orchidboard.com/community/gallery/data/...

http://www.orchidboard.com/community/gallery/data/1830/IMG_2782.jpeg

@gjanick2 -- Here is a link to the gallery for more pictures. (I think)...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 10-19-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,360
Posted By Rothrock42
@Dimples - It is on the small side 11 x 15 feet...

@Dimples - It is on the small side 11 x 15 feet with the short side being 8' and then up to 10' on the tall side. All that there was space (and budget) for. And I'm okay with the swings for now, but...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 10-18-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,360
Posted By Rothrock42
Currently the sensors are reporting 77 degrees...

Currently the sensors are reporting 77 degrees and 88% humidity. The sensors are close to the the glazing, so perhaps they are reporting a bit higher than the air in the middle. I'll move one into...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 10-18-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,360
Posted By Rothrock42
My greenhouse is so humid

After years of growing in the house I finally got a greenhouse. I've had plants in there for about a month.

I'm using little Govee sensors to monitor the the temp and humidity. The humidity varies...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-07-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,197
Posted By Rothrock42
I have about 20 different species and hybrids...

I have about 20 different species and hybrids that I have grow inside under lights, and generally they have done well and bloomed for me the first or second year.

Other folks in my society have...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 10-06-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Rothrock42
Starting to grow in my new greenhouse

I had a guy build me a greenhouse over the summer. He started in mid-June and finished his part in mid-August. I also had a contractor run the gas, electric, and water services to the building.

I...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 09-26-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By Rothrock42
Just picked up a giant cutting of Vanilla pompona...

Just picked up a giant cutting of Vanilla pompona from Orquideas Amazonicas at the society show/sale. its about 5 feet long and as thick as my thumb. I was trying to figure out what medium to put it...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 08-16-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Rothrock42
lol...yes that looks a bit more "laissez faire"! ...

lol...yes that looks a bit more "laissez faire"!

Thanks for the thoughts. I think I'm going to get this done pretty soon. Awesome.
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 08-16-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Rothrock42
rbarata -- because it is less than 200 sq ft...

rbarata -- because it is less than 200 sq ft (18.5 sq m) the building itself didn't need to be permitted. Homeowners are allowed to do their own electrical work which I've done before -- just not in...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 08-16-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Rothrock42
Electric system

My new greenhouse is built in my backyard -- I hired somebody, I don't have construction skills. It is 15x11 feet. I also had water, natural gas, and electric services run to the side of the...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 08-04-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Rothrock42
Thanks for the suggestions. Ray -- I was...

Thanks for the suggestions.

Ray -- I was planning to drill a new hole 1/4" or so away to hold the pieces together.

Roberta -- I also send an email to Williams.

The first answer was to sent...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 07-30-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Rothrock42
Installing blower on Williams furnace

I got a Williams DV22 natural gas furnace for my greenhouse. I also got the option blower unit. I can't figure out how to install it. I've searched the web and the Williams site and can't find a...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 07-21-2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By Rothrock42
Thanks for all the tips. My greenhouse is almost...

Thanks for all the tips. My greenhouse is almost done. I'll post some pictures when it gets done.
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 06-29-2022, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By Rothrock42
Polycarbonate greenhouse roof techniques

I'm having a roughly 10' 9" x 15' green house built. The roof is going to be a shed style at about 10° angle. The roofing material is going to be 5-wall polycarbonate sheets.

I'm wondering about...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-25-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,825
Posted By Rothrock42
Thanks Ray. Will do that. If I'm going to buy, I...

Thanks Ray. Will do that. If I'm going to buy, I would buy from you!

estación seca and WaterWitchin thanks I have looked at the latest Beaverton numbers 68 to 191 ppm. With the residue I'm seeing...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-24-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,825
Posted By Rothrock42
Thanks for the thoughts. I was located in...

Thanks for the thoughts. I was located in Portland and had awesome Bullrun watershed water. But two years ago I moved to Beaverton (a suburb) which relies on well or treated river water.

When I...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 06-23-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,825
Posted By Rothrock42
RO for use in my house

I grow indoors (house) under lights. I've moved most of my potted orchids to SH. I still have several mounted ones and grow catasetum in moss. So a mixed bag.

My house has two "master" bedrooms...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 12-09-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,791
Posted By Rothrock42
Thanks for the ideas and tips Roberta and Ray.

Thanks for the ideas and tips Roberta and Ray.
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 12-06-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,791
Posted By Rothrock42
Planning a greenhouse what kind of heater?

I planning to build a greenhouse. I'm trying to decide what kind of heating to use.

I was really liking the Southern Burner A-1 vented style. I like that it is on the floor and can operate without...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-25-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,628
Posted By Rothrock42
I just got a Tainia hookeriana this past weekend....

I just got a Tainia hookeriana this past weekend. It had been potted in shredded tree fern bark. But it also was in a greenhouse that is wetter and colder than inside my house. I'm going to repot,...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 04-28-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,040
Posted By Rothrock42
Thanks for the tips MrHappyRotter. I think the...

Thanks for the tips MrHappyRotter. I think the light conditions where I've had my others will work out.

I've been growing the two I had in semi-hydro and was planning the same for the new ones. I...
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