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    Vacation questions

    I'm going on a two week vacation and I wanna know what some people do to ensure your plants survive while people are away?

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    What kind of plants do you have?
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    What kind of plants do you have?


    Sundews and a bunch of cephalotus, growing inside under lights.
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    You might want to put the light on a timer and leave the plants in extra deep water trays so that they don"t dry out. I don't grow cephs myself, but I know that FredG does and he leaves them soaked, so they should be fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by curtisconners View Post
    You might want to put the light on a timer and leave the plants in extra deep water trays so that they don"t dry out. I don't grow cephs myself, but I know that FredG does and he leaves them soaked, so they should be fine.
    Okay I'm using bins and usually keep 1/4 of the pot level with water. I'll increase this to about half or so then. And I currently use timers as well with the lights.
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    If you have a wet tray, you can sue this method. You dont even need the tubing, you can put the bottle in the tray with the rest of your plants.


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    you may look into capillary mats. I'm sure theres a way to scale one down to your needs. It's reportedly so effective for watering cephs that the grower who suggested it uses it as his main method of watering.
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