MOVING ORCHIDS: From Greenhouse to Greenhouse, En Masse

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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In winter recourse to expedients can bring mixed results and some failures, for details refer to OR82-251;252
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MOVING ORCHIDS: From Place to Place in a Greenhouse There are disadvantages to disturbing plants by moving them around; five rules apply: (in short) move it in the evening so it can adjust to morning light; always return them to their same position vis-a-vis their orientation after moving for inspection or watering,etc.; to move one is to affect the conditions of several; report all moves to anyone else using the greenhouse; the plant knows best and shows any effect of moving, so watch them. OR77-194 0
MOVING ORCHIDS: From State to State in the U.s. Moving especially into California requires that a health certificate be obtained from your own state Dept. of Agriculture plant inspector before crossing the state border. A73-338 0
MOVING ORCHIDS: From U.s. to Germany After inspection of the plants,forms and phyto-sanitary certificate should be available from the state Department of Agriculture; species require endangered species forms or they will be confiscated. A85-205 0

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