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Forum: Tiki Hut 12-05-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By saltydad
Re: A Horrible Night

Thank you all for your support. I feel I can now say that he committed suicide with a shotgun in front of his S.O. of 22 years, with whom he had been arguing. Alcoholism was involved. His S.O. feels...
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-28-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By saltydad
A Horrible Night

I lost my birth brother last night. At 56 he was much too young to die. I was one of 5 siblings in my birthfamily. Now its just Cathy and me. May his memory be a blessing.
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-06-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,525
Posted By saltydad
Re: About Richard

Hi Richard. I haven't been on in ages; just stopped by and saw your thread. Sorry to hear about your wife; you may have heard my mom (who I was nursing for 13 years), passed away in 14. I now am in...
Forum: Tiki Hut 08-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By saltydad
Moved-and retired

Been an eventful year so far. Mom died in January, been emptying the house of 50 years accumulation of memories. I couldn't afford to buy out m brothers and sister's shares, so had to move. After a...
Forum: Other Plants 06-04-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,913
Posted By saltydad
Re: How do you kill an extremely invasive tree?

The above recommendations sound right; I've used Ortho Brush Killer with success. From the picture, the plant appears to be a sumac. Good luck, Olaf.
Forum: Other Plants 05-10-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By saltydad
Re: What is this?

It is indeed a bromeliad. Unfortunately I don't know it's scientific name. Enjoy it; I have had one for years, and it pups readily.
Forum: Tiki Hut 03-17-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 98,769
Posted By saltydad
Re: What Are You Listening To?

Love this group!
2CELLOS - Thunderstruck [OFFICIAL VIDEO] - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uT3SBzmDxGk#t=137)
Forum: Other Plants 03-17-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,766
Posted By saltydad
Re: anyone growing amorphophallus?

I have A. konjac outside near my koi pond, a lot of shade there. Comes back each year(2 shoots) but no loom after 5 years. Maybe too much shade? I have a A. bulifer inside. just got it this season,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-03-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,688
Posted By saltydad
Re: Bananas Will Be Gone

Looks like I may be buying a small apt. in Leisure World with my inheritance. With no mortgage or rent, and a $600 monthly co-op fee, should be able to make it frugally. Problem- no place around the...
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-24-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By saltydad
Re: 2 million banana bucks

I'm dawdling along at half a million. Congrats to you Richard.
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-18-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 51,871
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

A Virginia State trooper pulled a car over on I-64 about 2 miles south of the Virginia/ West Virginia State line. When the trooper asked the driver why he was speeding, the driver said he was a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-07-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,688
Posted By saltydad
Bananas Will Be Gone

I know I've been kinda sparse here lately, but taking care of Mom has taken almost all of my time. She died 1/12/14 at the age of 93. We're going to have to sell the house, the quicker the better....
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-07-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 51,871
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

An elderly man in Oklahoma calls his son in New York and says, "I hate to ruin your day son, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are getting a divorce; 45 years of marriage... and that...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-02-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 51,871
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

What do you call Santa's helpers?
Subordinate Clauses.
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-05-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 51,871
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

Selma Epstein made a trip to Cohen’s butcher shop every Thursday in preparation for Shabbat, and one Thursday she saw something most peculiar – a dog walked right into the butcher shop.
"What’ll...
Forum: Other Plants 09-07-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 261,939
Posted By saltydad
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

My curcuma emperor var is blooming for the 1st time. Stupendous! Thanks, Brian. Pic below not my plant; my camera...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,448
Posted By saltydad
Re: HOORAY!!!!! It's BLOOMING!!!!!!!!!!!!! (and some questions)

Wonderful news, and great pics. I too had success for the 1st time after many years,; mine was with my basjoo and an Ensete glauca. Makes all the work worthwhile, doesn't it!?
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-13-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,613
Posted By saltydad
Re: Spring maintenance question

I always clean them up for the spring once freeze danger is passed. Just be careful not to cut off any new growth within the p-stem.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 02-19-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,371
Posted By saltydad
Re: fungus nat problem

A successful treatment I used for fungus gnats is to take a Bounce dryer sheet, tear to size, and lay on the top of the soil in the pot. Worked like a charm!
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 02-02-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,498
Posted By saltydad
Re: A message from Cherokee Greg

quote=saltydad;214158]I just found out that our friend Cherokee Greg Stockton lost his battle with cancer and passed away 12/30/12. His mom passed 1/13/13. I will really miss our distant but close...
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-02-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 29,442
Posted By saltydad
Re: Meditation for the day

I just found out that our friend Cherokee Greg Stockton lost his battle with cancer and passed away 12/30/12. His mom passed 1/13/13. I will really miss our distant but close friendship. He was a...
Forum: Other Plants 01-21-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 17,379
Posted By saltydad
Re: A Plumeria Thread

As mentioned in prior posts, I leave my plumeria in the basement over the winter. Some are in pots still; the ones that were planted in the ground are bare root. I never have had any growth over the...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-08-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By saltydad
Re: Any Musicians On Board ?

Trombone., accordian as a kid. Was in a jazz group.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-25-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,415
Posted By saltydad
Re: scammed by a board member please read

Same thing happened to me when I was looking for a variegated banana.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-12-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By saltydad
Re: In the zone 7 corner......

I'm also zone 7a, and grow musa basjoo that I leave out without protection. One mat now topping almost 20 feet! A hearty welcome.
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