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Drip Irrigation

May 14, 2023
So come summer, I will be moving all the babies back outside but wanted to try a different way to keep them watered. I'm loving watering manually but want to try automate it. Will have the cover of the poly tunnel on, but sizes removed to open up air moment, but protect the plants from the heavy rain and hail we have.

Thinking about getting those small drippers and paving 1 in each pot near the crown / root. I will have it automatically come on for a few minutes several times a day.

Want to use it for the cobra lillies and Healiamphora expecially, but want to do all of the others as well. VFT, Sarracenia, nepenthes, drosera etc. I understand that pings don't like this though.... so will leave them. Then will have an overhead mist spray twice a day, once in the morning anb again in the heat of the day to increase humidity and try bring temps down.

What are your thoughts? Has anyone tried this? Will still keep a small tray on the bottom so the soil doesn't dry up completely, but curious to know of the other plants will also benefit from this? Drip irrigation, several times a day, to keep roots cool and prevent mineral build up.????