Automatic Watering and Misting Systems

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Self-watering, automatic misting and automatic watering systems for indoor and outdoor plants.

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This Lepanthopsis astrophora 'Stalky' currently has 6 stems, which have so far produced 15 flowers and 14 buds of varying sizes. Pictured inside my BiOrbAir terrarium on the February

A long-term review of the BiOrbAir

A long-term review of the BiOrbAir (part three) The BiOrbAir is a specialised, automated terrarium, which was designed by Barry Reynolds. I planted up my BiOrbAir terrarium on the 25th September 2014. As this was the first time I had planted a BiOrbAir terrarium; I chose a variety of different plants and ferns to trial and see how they each would grow inside the controlled environment of this terrarium, with the constant conditions the BiOrbAir provides. You can read the first part of my…

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Access Garden Products Classic Growhouses - Pumpkin Beth

I used to have a large glasshouse. I felt so fortunate to be able to enjoy the use of my glasshouse, every day I appreciated the exciting range of crops I could grow inside, and the extended growing season and more bountiful harvest that my glasshouse helped to provide me with. I was so grateful, excited, and so inspired by the vast array of glorious fruit and vegetables that I grew inside my glasshouse. Every single day I thanked my lucky stars for my glasshouse, so I was absolutely…

Growing Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir Terrarium (part Miniature Orchid Terrarium Epiphytic miniature Cork for Terrarium planting Aerangis Angraecum Diplocaulobium Domingoa Lepanthopsis astrophora Masdevallia Miniature orchid Masdevallia decumana

Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir

Growing Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir Terrarium (part two) Welcome to the second part of my Miniature Orchid Trial – Growing Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir, a specialised, automated terrarium, which was designed by Barry Reynolds. If you would like to start at the very beginning and read the first part of this trial and review, please click here. Miniature Orchid Trial For this trial, Growing Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir, I have chosen a variety of different miniature orchid…

The Quadgrow Self Watering Planter - Pumpkin Beth

The Quadgrow Self Watering Planter - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 The Quadgrow Self Watering Planter1.1 How to assemble the Quadgrow Self Watering Planter:1.2 What compost can you use with the Quadgrow Self Watering Planter?1.3 How do you fill up the Quadgrow’s reservoir?1.4 Growing tomatoes in the Quadgrow1.5 Supporting tomato plants growing in the Quadgrow…

Tracking Temperature, Humidity, and Light Conditions inside Terrariums - Pumpkin Beth Bottle Garden, Growing Plants, Yellow Flowers, Miniature Orchids, Garden Design, Terrarium, Terrarium Plants, Plants, Planting Flowers

Tracking Temperature, Humidity, and Light Conditions inside Terrariums - Pumpkin Beth

Since I published my December 2017 Orchidarium Update, a number of readers have had questions about how I gather my data, with many asking why do I collect data, and what equipment do I use? So, here’s an article that I have written especially for you, which I hope will answer all of your questions. Data is really exciting! It’s easy in life to make assumptions, but assumptions are rarely accurate. Despite this, assumptions are often perpetuated for far longer than is necessary, unless of…

The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium (part twelve) - Pumpkin Beth

The Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium (part twelve) - Pumpkin Beth

Welcome to the twelfth part of my Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium Trial – growing epiphytic orchids, which are endemic to Madagascar, inside the BiOrbAir terrarium. In this update, I am excited to share the delight of the snowy white, newly opened flowers of Aerangis citrata with you! Since my last update, I’ve introduced a few new orchids to this Madagascar BiOrbAir Terrarium and I’ve recently replaced the moss, to add a verdant green carpet to enhance the plants inside this special…

Setting up my new Rainforest Terrarium - Pumpkin Beth Bottle Garden, Phalaenopsis, Miniature Orchids, Terrarium, Terrarium Plants, Automatic Watering System, Compost, Plants, Planting Flowers

Setting up my new Rainforest Terrarium - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Rainforestvivs Custom Build Terrarium1.1 Rainforest Terrarium size1.2 Choice of glass for custom build terrariums1.3 Toughened safety glass1.4 Pilkington Optiwhite™ glass1.5 Making the best use of your budget to design a great terrarium!1.6 Cutting holes in terrariums and vivariums for misting systems, fans, and other…

Orchidarium Update (part two) - Pumpkin Beth Bottle Garden, Phalaenopsis, Terrarium Plants, Oncidium, Rock Garden, Beautiful Orchids, Rock Garden Landscaping, Plants, Outdoor Plants

Orchidarium Update (part two) - Pumpkin Beth

In March 2017, I created an Orchidarium, complete with an automated misting unit, LED lights, and fans, to house some of my miniature orchids and provide them with automatic care. In this update you can see how these automated features have performed over the past year, and you can also discover how the plants inside this Orchidarium have grown and developed. I am just so excited to be able to show you the deliciously scented flowers of Phalaenopsis honghenensis! I am thrilled to be able to…

Earthbox Setting up the Mulch Planting in the Watering plants in an Avoiding Compost Trial Scented Daffodil Trial Slug and Snail Sweet Pea Trial Terrarium, Vivarium, and Orchidarium Tomato Vegetable… Water Plants, School Garden, Easy Garden, Container Gardening, Earthbox, Container Plants, Growing Vegetables, Front Gardens, Plants

EarthBox Review - Pumpkin Beth

Earthbox Review At this time of year, it’s lovely to look through the catalogues and choose seeds, plants and other exciting new products to try out. While I was looking through The Organic Gardening Catalogue I spotted the EarthBox, a patented container gardening system, developed by commercial farmers, who designed it especially to offer a low maintenance, self-watering, portable method to garden and grow vegetables, even if you don’t have a garden. I opted for the EarthBox with the green…

The Tomatoes in my Quadgrow are still growing! - Pumpkin Beth

The Tomatoes in my Quadgrow are still growing! - Pumpkin Beth

The Tomatoes in my Quadgrow are still growing! This year, I’ve been running more Trials with Tomatoes; I’ll share all the results from my Tomato Trials with you in due course, but today I wanted to show you my Quadgrow Self Watering Planter. Most of…

An update on the Aerangis, Amesiella, and Angraecum orchids inside my Rainforest Terrarium (part two) - Pumpkin Beth

An update on the Aerangis, Amesiella, and Angraecum orchids inside my Rainforest Terrarium (part two) - Pumpkin Beth

An update on the equipment inside my Rainforest Terrarium (part two) - Pumpkin Beth

An update on the equipment inside my Rainforest Terrarium (part two) - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Rainforest Terrarium equipment update, part two1.1 Rainforest Terrarium2 Rainforest Terrarium equipment for automatic plant care2.1 New additions to my Rainforest Terrarium3 Rainforest Terrarium Equipment Performance and Terrarium Conditions3.1 Rainforest Terrarium Temperatures3.2 Rainforest Terrarium Humidity Levels3.3 Rainforest Terrarium Light Levels3.4 Rainforest Terrarium Misting Unit3.5 Rainforest…

An Update on the Phalaenopsis Orchids growing inside my Orchidarium (part four) - Pumpkin Beth Bottle Garden, Growing, Flower Spike, Terrarium Plants, Orchids, Phalaenopsis Orchid, Plants, Planting Flowers, Watering

An Update on the Phalaenopsis Orchids growing inside my Orchidarium (part four) - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Orchidarium Update1.1 Phalaenopsis species1.2 Orchidarium Set Up2 Orchid care2.1 Water2.2 Orchid fertiliser2.3 Pest Control3 Orchid Pests3.1 Aphids3.2 Sciarid Flies3.3 Spider mites3.4 Snails3.5 Other insects4 Orchidarium Planting list5 Phalaenopsis species5.1 Phalaenopsis appendiculata5.2 Phalaenopsis appendiculata flowering5.3 Phalaenopsis braceana5.4 Phalaenopsis braceana flowering5.5 Phalaenopsis celebensis5.6 Phalaenopsis celebensis flowering5.7…

The ultra sonic misting unit in operation inside my Miniature Orchid Trial BiOrbAir Terrarium, as pictured on the January

Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir

A year has passed since I set up my first BiOrbAir, an automated, specialised terrarium, designed by Barry Reynolds from Reef One. I have loved and appreciated this special terrarium every day, and I will continue to do so. Now, thanks to a wonderful and very generous, special gift, from my family and friends, who all enjoy seeing my first BiOrbAir terrarium, and have appreciated watching the plants inside develop and grow. I am lucky enough to have another, second BiOrbAir terrarium to…

Building a Tall Orchidarium - Pumpkin Beth

Building a Tall Orchidarium - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Building a Tall Orchidarium1.1 Custom build Tall Orchidarium, made by Custom Aquaria1.2 Tall Orchidarium size1.3 Choosing the type of glass to use to construct my Tall Orchidarium1.4 Cutting holes in my Tall Orchidarium’s glass to house equipment that will provide automated plant care for…

An update on the equipment inside my Rainforest Terrarium - Pumpkin Beth Bottle Garden, Easy Garden, Terrarium, Terrarium Plants, Automatic Watering System, Beautiful Orchids, Plants, Outdoor Plants, Watering

An update on the equipment inside my Rainforest Terrarium - Pumpkin Beth

Rainforest Terrarium Update I set my Rainforest Terrarium up in April 2018, to provide a home for a number of the orchids that form part of my National Collection of Miniature Phalaenopsis species and my National Collection of Miniature Aerangis and Angraecum species. This update focuses on how the equipment installed inside my Rainforest Terrarium has performed over the past eleven months – from April 2018 to March 2019. As there are so many plants growing inside my Rainforest Terrarium –…