growing epiphytes

Barry Meyers-Rice (
Tue, 3 May 94 08:59:00 MST

Something I read from the bromeliad newslist. I thought this is an
interesting idea and may be very nice for growing some pings or epiphytic


>Also, after reading an article in the AOS bulletin, I'm currently trying
>out a another approach for species needing cool, moist environments. I
>took a small clay pot that has no drainage hole, covered the outside with
>fresh spaghnum (I have a large bog nearby), and filled it with water. The
>water slowly seeps through the clay, keeping the sphagnum moist and the
>surrounding air cool via evaporation. On this you can mount whatever is