Re: [gardeners] gardeners Digest V1 #442 (
Mon, 8 Feb 1999 17:16:44 EST

<<Home Depot the other day and saw some really neat polycarbonate sheets, 46
inches wide by 12 feet long, fellow there said they were available in several
widths and lengths.>>


That's what we used when the earth quake a few years back took out much of the
glass in our green house, then a nasty storm finished it off.  We used
stainless caps to make it water tight.

Now we need to figure out a good energy effiecient heating method.  Was it you
that was investigating heating via steer manure?  Suggested that to my
husband, NOPE not a possiblity!  When we bought the house 22 years back the
former owner used gas to heat his orchids in there.  He did expieriments for
Rod McClellan.  Anyway capped the line as it was leaking.  Anyone try gas
heating to maintain the heat.  I think it shouldn't go below 55F, but not
sure.  We've had many a night below 30F this year and have lost at least a
dozen citrus and my prized avocado looks very sad.  Guess Spring will tell the