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Offline KosmokratorShaman

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« on: June 16, 2015, 12:59:53 PM »
300 square foot greenhouse
Rooting 35 or so cuttings
120 seeds planted
Hydroskiopsis Farm (my new hydroponic pereskiopsis system inspired by Anne Halonium)

This is what I am currently working on. The greenhouse is nearly finished (waiting on weather). Some of the cuttings have thrown their first root buds, but still plenty to go. I had about 30 other seeds sprout, but the 120 currently planted have not done anything yet. I have managed to root 10 peres cuttings and then double them into 20 rooted planted. Today I put 12 small cuttings into my new hydroskiopsis chamber. It can hold 27 total, and uses a moisture wick system with vermiculite. I have a reservoir that the wick system sits inside. The reservoir utilizes an air pump and air stone system. The peres roots are protected from the bubbles.

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« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2015, 03:04:44 PM »
sounds reasonable
as long as the bubblers dont damage roots, you should be cool.
do update with pics.

i like to see this stuff.

im building energy for a massive pereskiopsis thread very soon.

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« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2015, 09:14:14 AM »
well, last night Tropical Storm Bill destroyed my greenhouse.

None of my plants were inside yet.

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« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2015, 04:24:40 PM »
my condolences on the green house.
congrats on the plants.

let us hope fopr better weather and design in the future.

have you considered a high intensity micro LED garden indoors?......

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« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2015, 10:22:12 PM »
I cannot afford anything extra on lighting at the moment. I have a baby on the way in 6 weeks, all of my extra funds are in place for her right now. Also, I only have my cuttings rooting inside, and some of my younger plants and seedlings. I have too many large cacti to have indoors.

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« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2015, 02:30:33 PM »
congrats on the kid thing.

id suggest re group and rebuild as ya can.
im gonna publish some new stuff soon, wich may help.

greenhouse collapse is a real issue.
ive seen on other forums where peeps have been wiped out.
its a tough call, as the function design of most greenhouses,
makes one nervous when weather changes.

stay tuned, and dont get discouraged on the grow setbacks.
the cactus peeps are known for perserverence and patience!