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Forum: European Section 02-08-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 25,185
Posted By palmpje
Re: If U dont know what to do with yourself ;)

Dalmatiansoap : I'm excited to read about the corms you recieved ! It will be really nice if you can leave them unprotected, so they grow from scratch to a nice clump !!!.
The corms you have look...
Forum: European Section 02-07-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 108,539
Posted By palmpje
Re: Weather forecast

Jack, I want to thank you for the explanation of your technique. It's very effective, and it can be build by anyone that is able to try some things out, and with simple materials. I will try to build...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-31-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,320
Posted By palmpje
Re: Musa itinerans var. itinerans

Dear go.sail.

I don't want to go off topic but I will do anyway to clear my name.

I apologize for using your picture. But you have to know that I found this picture trough a google image search. I...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-31-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,128
Posted By palmpje
Re: Another Banana girl on a board

The "resting" is very hard. Our baby girl starts to cry when daddy wants to go to sleep. But anyway, Thats something that comes with the package. We are very happy and she changes very quick. She...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-18-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,128
Posted By palmpje
Re: Another Banana girl on a board

Thanks everybody for the good wishes.

I'm tired but very happy with my little baby girl

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=29146&size=1...
Forum: European Section 01-10-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 32,757
Posted By palmpje
Re: Europe Trade

You are welcome in our house here ! I would be happy to give you a guided tour of Belgium. And I have a spare room where you can overnight for free.
Forum: Banana Economics Forum 01-06-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,763
Posted By palmpje
Re: EU Ends Banana War With Latin America

Lorax: I tought that Thailand, US and Urugay where the top rice exporting countrys. Am I wrong?
We eat rice almost every day, so thats why it interests me.
Forum: European Section 01-06-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 108,539
Posted By palmpje
Re: Weather forecast

@Seweryn,

If this is a drive by photo, then you have a great eye to make beautiful photos. The pictures I made are never so beautiful.

About the climat: I'm glad it's warmer then your climat, but...
Forum: European Section 01-05-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 108,539
Posted By palmpje
Re: Weather forecast

@ Seweryn: Images are very beautiful with the snow covered road and trees !

This morning it was minus 5 and around 0 - -1 daytemperatures. It will be like this for at last a week !

Let's hope our...
Forum: Other Plants 01-04-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By palmpje
Re: Sabal and other palm stem size

I started with Palm fever, but then i got really sick with the Musa fever.
:birthdaynana:

Nice Trachy ! I never saw it with large leaves of this size ! I didn't knew that the difference could be...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-03-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,320
Posted By palmpje
Re: Musa itinerans var. itinerans

Thanks Bigdog and caloosamusa to give more info about the source of this very interesting specie. Based on the information that I have read on the bord, this looks like a very interesting Musa. Maybe...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-27-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,320
Posted By palmpje
Re: Musa itinerans var. itinerans

Thank you Bob ! very kind to point me out to this link. I will read it carefully.

Any ideas where someone can get his hands on some seeds of this specie?
Forum: Banana Economics Forum 12-26-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,763
Posted By palmpje
Re: EU Ends Banana War With Latin America

I've read about this in the newspaper. If this only giving advantage to Dole and Chiquita, then there is no advantage to this.
They should cut the import taxes for bananas that are cultivated in...
Forum: European Section 12-24-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,898
Posted By palmpje
Re: Dark side

Jack Daw:

What soil mix do you use for overwintering nanners? do you use something especific for small plants?

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=28099&size=1...
Forum: European Section 12-23-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 108,539
Posted By palmpje
Re: Weather forecast

It's getting better but still freezing ! still lots of snow that is not melting

see pictures !

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=28048&size=1...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-21-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,324
Posted By palmpje
Re: Shortest day of the year

Except braincells :ha:

We could really use some spring temperatures here. All i can see are snow covered protections of Musa basjoos and a hole lot of Musas in every part of the house that are NOT...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 12-21-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,610
Posted By palmpje
Re: Banana FHIA21

Bienvenido en este pagina de web. Esta realmente una pagina fantastica.
Ya he estado muchissimo veces en la republica.
Donde tienes tu plantaje? Quiero hacer una plantaje alla tambien mas tarde....
Forum: European Section 12-19-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 108,539
Posted By palmpje
Re: Weather forecast

Ante,

that picture is really beautiful ! it's almost a postcard! What region is that exactly?

Jack,

I'm not so afraid for my trachycarpus palms that I have in the garden. However I'm very worried...
Forum: European Section 12-19-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 108,539
Posted By palmpje
Re: Weather forecast

Right now it's -4, and in the night it was -10

Canna's are frozen in the garden. Yucca's and Palms haves leafs very darkgreen from freezing.
Forum: European Section 12-16-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,898
Posted By palmpje
Re: Dark side

Here you can just see a few of the spots in my house that are infested with Musa plants. :0517:

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=27782&size=1...
Forum: European Section 12-11-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,602
Posted By palmpje
Lost during winter RIP

Hey guys,

after a long period of non-activity on this fantastic forum, i can only be sad to see some of my loverly musa's and other plants dying (not because of frost) but due to i assume:

too...
Forum: European Section 10-14-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,870
Posted By palmpje
Cold Finally loosing 'it' - the big cold

Scared by the forecast of tonight ( freezing -2), I started taking almost all my precious musa's and some palmtrees inside. Because the collection grows every year, and have grown exponentially last...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-12-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,833
Posted By palmpje
Re: Wish me good luck

Kim,

Actually almost all the family of my wife resides there. So it will be not the last time that I will go there. It will at least take another year tough, so i hope to have some nice...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-11-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,833
Posted By palmpje
Pinwheel Re: Wish me good luck

Hello friends ! I'm back from the island! I didn't got any fancy banana types but at least i collected bulbs from:

2 different platano types
1 rulo type
1 guineo type

Unfortunatly I couldn't carry...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-11-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,506
Posted By palmpje
Re: A new DVD about growing bananas is available

Dear Scott,

I want to thank you for sending me the DVD. I was thrilled to get back from holiday and find the dvd in my mailbox ! I don't recieve a package from hawai every day! I already watched the...
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