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It's snowing. In the greenhouse.

I don't even know what to say.

Now the balance of all the plants is off. And I worked really hard to get them optimized.

Date: 2012-12-01 06:16 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-catseye.livejournal.com
It's icky! Ickyickyicky! It's cold and wet and SNOW SHOULD BE OUTSIDE NOT INSIDE THE LOVELY WARM MANSION!

Date: 2012-12-01 07:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-dryad.livejournal.com
Cats! I finally was able to cultivate some Texas bluebonnets, and those are so very fickle about the cold and amount of water they receive. They are so pretty too. I had seen them in person, but only as clippings, but the photos of them growing wild on the side of the road are absolutely gorgeous. And they require so much sunlight that I dare not cover them to keep them warm and dry.

And there are other plants in the same boat.

Date: 2012-12-01 08:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-catseye.livejournal.com
I like Wade's tent and heater idea! Can UV light under a cover substitute for sunlight?

Date: 2012-12-01 08:09 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-dryad.livejournal.com
Yes, but as I told that Clint kid, each plant has different needs and I need to go back to rebalancing them.

Date: 2012-12-01 08:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-catseye.livejournal.com
Aww. How long is that gonna take?

Date: 2012-12-01 08:13 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-dryad.livejournal.com
It will take until it is finished. These things take time.

Date: 2012-12-01 07:23 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-hawkeye.livejournal.com
What, like PH balance?

Date: 2012-12-01 07:31 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-dryad.livejournal.com
Not just the PH balance of the soil. The snow itself is causing an over-saturation of water the plants receive. The plants will live, but I am going to need to compensate for this drastic change in conditions, that is if it ever stops snowing in here.

Date: 2012-12-01 07:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-hawkeye.livejournal.com
I'm sure it'll stop sometime soon. Billy got in touch with Miss Sefton.

How do you compensate for the change, though? I mean, is it a powers thing for you? Or is this like you're going to put a heater in the room and check the drainage to make sure the plants don't stay over-saturated?

Date: 2012-12-01 07:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-dryad.livejournal.com
Plants are like people, and even the ones in the same species have their own quirks. No one is going to die, but if Amanda is able to stop this snowing I'm going to have to go back around and talk with each plant to figure out what they need then work on rebalancing them.

Date: 2012-12-01 07:53 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-hawkeye.livejournal.com
That sounds like it's going to take a while.

Date: 2012-12-01 07:41 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-deadpool.livejournal.com
Favorite plant-whisperer-mine, I have a plan. It involves a heater and a tent. I'll be down in the greenhouse in five minutes, tops.

Date: 2012-12-01 08:21 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-firestar.livejournal.com
Walking heater over here if you need help with anything heat-related.

Date: 2012-12-01 11:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] x-asgardian.livejournal.com
Uh, yeah, that was me. Really sorry. I've got it mostly cleaned up now. I'm not great with plants, but let me know if there's anything I can do.

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