Wednesday, April 28, 2010

April 28th

Titan was 50 inches tall when measured at 7:30 am. That's 2.5 inches of new growth in the past 24 hour time period. This slow down in growth may be due to night heating problems. The Heating Plant was down all night so not only the greenhouse, but all buildings on campus were not being supplied with steam. So about 2 a.m., when the greenhouse temperature dropped to 59°, I cranked up the portable propane heaters. They brought the temperatures up to 70° to 75° for the rest of the night.


  1. This is really cool. If I wanted to come see it what door to the greenhouse would I need to enter? I walk by the greenhouse every day but I never knew people were allowed to go in.

  2. What door to use....either the north doors under the canopy that leads to Waggoner Hall or the south doors off the parking lot.

    Anyone can stop in and visit the greenhouse during the week, usually it is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.