Indoor Garden Update

I’ve had to remount the epiphyte garden because it got too big for the original mounting.  I’ve added some new Tillandsia bromeliads, and the original ones and the staghorn fern have grown a lot.  I love the piece of reclaimed barn wood that I mounted them on.  I think it has a lot more character than the one I used before.  I was having problems with the plants wanting to droop too far forward from their own weight and also with the back of the staghorn fern drying out too fast.  I cut holes in the wood for each of the plants to they could nestle more snugly into the mounting and I put a piece of plastic that I salvaged from one of my husband’s TV dinners on the back to keep any of the mounting material or plants from falling out the back.  So far so good.  The staghorn fern is putting out some vigorous new growth.  It’s pretty exciting to watch.

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