New Years flower count

Robert Parks via pbs
Mon, 04 Jan 2021 19:38:53 PST
The enclosures sound great! I was gifted a Palram kit greenhouse before
Xmas, starting to move in plants that prefer a drier winter...also seeds.

While I was planting herds of bulbs (BX and inexpensive commercial) in the
street median, I was surprised by a little 6 petaled greeny brown
flower...which on a closer look turned out to be a mushroom that split

Oh, and the New Zealand tea trees are blooming messily.

in cool moist San Francisco

On Mon, Jan 4, 2021, 6:56 PM Robert Lauf via pbs <> wrote:

> I can gather some pix, but in the meanwhile, mine is a 12 X 24' lean-to
> design, a Montecito kit from Santa Barbara Greenhouses.  Actually mine was
> the first lean-to unit they made in the metal design because I was
> replacing an earlier redwood and glass and needed a lean-to to go on the
> same footer.  It went in perfectly and for a while they had photos of my
> house on their web site.  All in all it's a pretty slick product and you
> don't need to be a rocket scientist to put the kit together.  (Full
> disclosure:  I actually am a rocket scientist, or was at one time anyway).
> You can get any length in multiples of 4' and width in multiples of 3'.
> The base is a poured concrete footer with a single course of concrete
> block, topped with PT 2 X 8 planks and vinyl trim.  Heat is a vent-free
> wall-mounted heater attached to the brick wall of the house.  Note that you
> can only get away with vent-free if you're on natural gas - on LP there are
> traces of ethylene produced that are very damaging to orchids and many
> other things.
> I'll try to post a photo or two in the next few days.
> Bob
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