Monthly Archives: March 2011

Week 16 (20th March – 28th March)

Sunday 20th March: This is the last week of the installation. I checked the soil for moisture in each of the 6 trees. As I suspected the soil was very dry over half way down the pot. So I decided … Continue reading

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Week 15 (13th March – 19th March)

Sunday 13th March: The trees seemed pretty good this morning with no more yellowing in the new growth. The 1 degree increase in temperature combined with a longer duration of the heat cycle seems to be good for the trees. … Continue reading

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Week 14 (6th March – 12th March)

Sunday 6th March: The tree felt over stressed to-day. It may well be that it is me that is over stressed but I have trust some instincts within this co-relationship. I decided to switch the lights off and reset the … Continue reading

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Week 13: 27 Feb – 4 Mar

Sunday 27th February: The environment changes seemed to have happened without any great catastrophe although I could see no improvement in the condition of the trees. I am beginning to think they may have root rot which is the disease … Continue reading

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Week 12: 20 Feb – 26 Feb

Sunday 20th February: I managed to purchase a couple of new grow lights (200 w (6400k) white/blue spectrum) from a local horticulture specialist and installed the new lights in the installation. They seem brighter and I decided to extend the … Continue reading

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Week 11: 13 Feb – 19 Feb

Monday 14th February: Yesterday I received an email from the gallery letting me know that, over the weekend, the top soil of the trees had developed a white mould. I am not sure what the mould is but the trees, … Continue reading

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Week 10: 6 Feb – 12 Feb

Sunday 6th February: I visited the trees to see if the high humidity from yesterday had affected the trees. The vent arrangement seemed to have worked and the trees were now in a climate of 55% humidity. They showed few, … Continue reading

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