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By Nick_
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Joined:  Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:46 pm
Alright well, I'm going on vacation in June to Mexico for 7 days all my CPs will be outside (Dinoaea, Sarracenia, Heliamphora and Darlingtonia) will be left outside in 75-95°F humid weather, if I have no one to take care of them how will I be able to assure myself that they will be able to survive the seven days without me?
By pieguy452
Posts:  2460
Joined:  Sun May 22, 2011 11:09 pm
You could set your plants in a tray and fill up the entire thing with water. If you want to reduce evaporation to conserve water, you could use plastic wrap on the top of the tray. That's just goes for the issue of watering (which is usually the only problem). As far as anything else goes, you may need someone to watch them. A week isn't very long, though. Provided they have a source of water they should be fine while you are away :)
By Coldzercp
Posts:  174
Joined:  Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:42 pm
Depending on how many plants you have you can get a water barrel attach a hose system and set it to drip water onto you plants I use this method and it lasted little less then 3 weeks :D you can do this with a large bucket with a lid if you have you plant spread out or not as many Hope this helps


O forgot to say this was in the week of Canada's heat wave just to say if you are wondering :mrgreen:

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