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02 GREENHOUSE

The greenhouse (serre or sera in Turkish), is mainly for wintering of the collection.
The sunny time is not enough in it. It is due to the obligatory position of the greenhouse in the backyard. So, most of the plants stay outdoor from May to October.
This wall greenhouse is in backyard of my house and built in September 2005. Its frames are PVC and its panes are made by heat keeping double glasses. It has a locked door and a transom for ventilation. There are a thermostatically controlled fan heater and a remote sensor for max.-min.temperature and humidity in it. The latter sends radio waves to the weather station in the home.
Greenhouse is armed with ten Fluora sun-light fluorescent tubes (18W, by Osram). In dark winter days, they open 14 hours a day.
The serre is small (170x150x220 cm) but very handy, especially for wintering of the collection.
Nowadays, there are about 450 species, subspecies, variety and forma in it. I usually keep only one sample for a taxon. Cause, I have a very limited space.
I have a portable mini-serre for wintering of special cold hardy species, like Sclerocactus and Pediocactus.

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00140 Cacti are in the wintering serre
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00153 Cacti are in the wintering serre
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00154 Cereus peruvianus
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00154 Cereus peruvianus
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00159 Me & Greenhouse
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00159 Me & Greenhouse
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00160  Collection is on outdoor shelfs in summer
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00160 Collection is on outdoor shel…
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00163 Collection is ready for moving into the greenhouse
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00166 Eriosyce
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00166 Eriosyce
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00167 Eriosyce & Leuchtenbergia
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00167 Eriosyce & Leuchtenbergia
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00168 Scleros & Pedios
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00168 Scleros & Pedios
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00169 Copiapoa
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00169 Copiapoa
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00170 Left: Thelos, Lobivias, Acanthocalycium & Parodias Right: Fraileas, Cochemieas & others
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00171 Coryphantha
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00171 Coryphantha
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00172 Coryphantha
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00172 Coryphantha
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00173 Rebutia, Sulcorebutia & Notocactus
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00173 Rebutia, Sulcorebutia & Notoca…
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00174 Epithelantha, Stenocactus & others
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00174 Epithelantha, Stenocactus & ot…
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00176 Oroya, Lobivia, Acharagma & others
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00177 Matucana, Melocactus, Gymnos & others
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00178 Astrophytum
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00178 Astrophytum
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114  Fan heater
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114 Fan heater
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115  Greenhouse thermostat
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115 Greenhouse thermostat
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116 Temperature and humidity remote sensor
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116 Temperature and humidity remote …
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117 Weather station at home
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117 Weather station at home
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118 Winter scenes
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118 Winter scenes
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119 Winter scenes
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120 Winter scenes
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121 Portable mini-greenhouse for cold hardy species
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122 Scleros and Pedios are in the mini-greenhouse
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122 Scleros and Pedios are in the mi…
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123 Summer 2007
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123 Summer 2007
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125 Me & Serre
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