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Forum: Tiki Hut 11-02-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,937
Posted By G.W.
Re: Rant of the Day..

WHY CAN'T A COMPANY MAKE THE SAME PRODUCT FOR THREE YEARS STRAIGHT?
BECAUSE IT'S A PIECE OF JUNK AND IF THEY STILL MADE IT I'D BUY A NEW ONE, SWAP PARTS AND RETURN IT AS DEFECTIVE !!!!!!

THAT AND...
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-02-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By G.W.
Re: Bushytaileus Treeraticus has met his match.

Shot a squirrel? LOL!
I erased bananas from the collective memory of squirrels in my neighborhood.

Fall 2013 I caught a squirrel eating a bunch of tall Namwah on my neighbor's property and I sat...
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-30-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By G.W.
Talking Bushytaileus Treeraticus has met his match.

I picked up one of these used for $325.
Puts 4 shots in a cloverleaf at 50 yards.
RWS Diana RWS 54 Air King. Air rifles - PyramydAir.com...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 10-10-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,237
Posted By G.W.
Re: Magic Fertilizers

Had the native Americans used azomite treated fish for fertilizer the white men would've been prevented from ever landing by a sheer wall of corn.
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 10-10-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,237
Posted By G.W.
Thumbs up Re: Magic Fertilizers

After applying granular sildenafil citrate around the bases, I've not had to prop a single fruiting plant.
Forum: Other Plants 10-07-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By G.W.
Re: First EVER Barbadoes Cherry Consumed

Though the mulberry has made dozens of fruit I've only had one.
They never get much past half ripe.

We did used to hunt crows and found the breasts to be wonderfully firm and flavorful.
Of course...
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-02-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,860
Posted By G.W.
Re: A Place To Vent

Necroposting.

The only thing worse than necroposters is starting another "real ice cream" thread

But seriously.

My coworker goes into the gas station and buys some Cavendish, then comes to the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-30-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,526
Posted By G.W.
Re: Indoor lighting: iPower or Apollo??

Thanks for correcting me and sorry to put words in your mouth.

Now since my self education has neglected the area of the banana's specific photosynthetic response range......
Maybe after work today...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-29-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,526
Posted By G.W.
Re: Indoor lighting: iPower or Apollo??

To anyone reading this please forgive my disjointed and inarticulate and junk sciency post which I'm currently editing so as to not sound completely ignorant.
This post will be chock full in a few...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-29-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,526
Posted By G.W.
Re: Indoor lighting: iPower or Apollo??

I just grew a hydro namwah in 25gal coco coir, pine bark and gravel.
nutes were milorganite, aged urine and sulfate of potash

It flowered in 120% of the rate of identical plants in ground next to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-28-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,740
Posted By G.W.
Red face Re: Help! Two banana tress fell over with unmature bananas....what do I do?

The correct answer is to prop them BEFORE THEY FALL OVER !!!

this might sound like me rubbing salt in the wound
maybe it is
I also lost bunches this year to toppling and have learned my lesson for...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-28-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,898
Posted By G.W.
Re: Grow lights

WTF is cannabis ??

These blurbs look like a good starting point and I learned something reading them.
Richard can you please justify or support your 6500k temp recommendation?
I understand using...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-28-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,526
Posted By G.W.
Re: Indoor lighting: iPower or Apollo??

Lower efficiency.
600w hps is the king of efficiency , save the lps which only emits a very narrow range and is beyond the scope of this...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-28-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,526
Posted By G.W.
Re: Indoor lighting: iPower or Apollo??

no need for a dimmable ballast
no need for a digital ballast
no need for a ballast that will run MH

600w hps conventional ballast about $120
2x Mogul base about $10
3x 600w hps bulbs about...
Forum: Other Plants 09-24-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By G.W.
Re: Persion Limes...Anyone?

Never in my life did I expect to be jealous of Snookie.......... alas...... citrus greening has ravaged all my trees including some overpriced pumello ...hmmm that spelling looks off.
well I's just...
Forum: Banana Economics Forum 09-24-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,843
Posted By G.W.
Re: Anyone else see my smiling face this morning?

look out United Fruit !!!!!

:0519:
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 09-22-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 21,297
Posted By G.W.
Re: Azomite (azomite.com)

Liquid Gold FTW !
Forum: Other Plants 09-22-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,764
Posted By G.W.
Re: Any idea how to get rid of this thing?

This has worked well in cases where covering the foliage was a joke.
How do I spray a 60 ft tree ?

Ok so I could make that happen but controlling drift is another story.

Nice links.
Forum: Other Plants 09-18-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,764
Posted By G.W.
Re: Any idea how to get rid of this thing?

Glyphos for newbs.

Use soft water ph at 4-5 and some N pref ammonium urea works too
Spreader sticker, oil soap, or bar soap and vegtable oil in magic bullet, 1 tsp each the rest water, blend well,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-16-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 35,399
Posted By G.W.
Thumbs up Re: Hua Moa

This is known as putting snitches in ditches.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-10-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 35,399
Posted By G.W.
Re: Hua Moa

nick that neighbor came back today asking "what the heck do I with them again ? '

I told him cookie sheet, tin foil, oven, .350 -25 mins or until they pop out of the skin.

My average hm bunch...
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-08-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,558
Posted By G.W.
Re: Good bug sprays?

Last year we ran out and so I was using some organic insecticide with cinnamon, rosemary, nd some other essential oils.

Then I decided to try curry powder.
Had to quit when wifey threatened to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,263
Posted By G.W.
Re: Help me pick a variety

Damn I lost a post that beat Shannon to his last post, only mine was 100 words or less.

Banana republic politics interest me not.
But,
coming from a poor agricultural area in the US qualifies me to...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-06-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,586
Posted By G.W.
Re: Did the nursery lie to me?

Everyone is lying to you.

Except me.

Probably.

And Tony.
Not goldfinger.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,263
Posted By G.W.
Re: Help me pick a variety

Monoculture does not ecological diversity make.

Fusarium and sigatoka are pandemic.

Banana republics and accumulation of lands by large corporations away from indigenous peoples.

Health damage...
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