HUMIDIFIERS: Make Them Yourself

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Using a bucket, some aquarium tubing, an air pump, nylon sheeting, plus the indespensible water and a pan to hold it, an effective humidifier can be assembled and operated; refer to Ca81-9; micro-organisms can cause "humidifier fever". N.Y.Times, Jan.2/88 (ULTRASONIC) -- for plants = quiet, relatively cheap, efficient, uses an electronic transducer to produce mists, it seems likely to be ideal for in-house growing (houseplants, anyway) except in hard-water areas. Consumer repts. 1985-679
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