Winter Prep

The Ficus Guy

Howdy folks!

Long time, no post. I know, I’m sorry. But look, here’s a new post! About winter preparation!

So I’ve got quite the dilemma. I’ve got a lot of trees with a lot of foliage that need to come indoors. Seriously, check this out:

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The big guy up front in the first picture is a natalensis that desperately needs a trim. The leaves are huge and it’s so overgrown. However, I don’t have any scissors at the moment (old pair is no bueno), so I need to go pick up a pair of garden pruners from the local box store. Then I’ll try to root all the cuttings and fuse them together to create a small, but powerful tree.

How am I growing this year? Same way as last year, with LEDs.

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These are RapidLED Onyx grow lights. With only two of them, there isn’t enough light. I’ll need…

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