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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-18-2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By orinoko
Re: help

They look great!

:08:
Forum: European Section 04-18-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,159
Posted By orinoko
I.D Tree Seed

Hi,

I am looking for an I.D. Its a seed from the Santa Marta area. We need to knoiw which tree its from.

It blew onto a friend's balcony.

Many thanks!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-30-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 180,005
Posted By orinoko
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Great plants both of you!

Orinoko
Forum: Other Plants 06-30-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 138,086
Posted By orinoko
Re: What'cha got sprouting? (other plants)

Musa Basjoo pups are in the ground doing great.

And if you think mature Basjoos don't survive hard prune they do. I was going to throw out the pups parent because I over did the prune in Spring to...
Forum: Other Plants 06-30-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 49,689
Posted By orinoko
Re: Palms

Love the Jubaea chilensis size...........

:woohoonaner::goteam::08:
Forum: Other Plants 07-19-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 138,086
Posted By orinoko
Re: What'cha got sprouting? (other plants)

I have rooted an Acer of mine...losing the mother and none in reserve is not an option,

I have hopes of the baby plants survival...three more waiting to root.

:drum:

<a...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,098
Posted By orinoko
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 07-19-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,186
Posted By orinoko
Re: I hope it grows into its container. :)

Brilliant size, I love your new giant pot...:woohoonaner:

Here are some big pots Illuminated.

Illuminated plant containers (http://www.illuminatedplanters.com/)

:bananas_b:drum:
Forum: Tiki Hut 03-24-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By orinoko
Unhappy Re: Thinking about Tog and others

I know nothing of TOG, but watch Skynews daily for updates on the MH370,

I too have Malay friends, also Singapore none on the plane thankfully. They have found new floaters in the Indian Ocean I...
Forum: Other Plants 02-10-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By orinoko
Re: Seed germination

I don't say that seed goes past the sell by date but I suppose the quality could be compromised by age with some seed,

Having said that with Kew's Millienium Seed Bank then I am at times confused...
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-10-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By orinoko
Re: This sign's for you!

Brilliant....:ha::ha::ha::ha::ha::ha::ha::ha:
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-10-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By orinoko
Re: Way to cold.

Only had about two nights, three with last nights when all three nights were only just freezing.

We had more rain than cold nights.

BBC News - UK floods: Swollen Thames threatens thousands of homes...
Forum: Member Introductions 02-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By orinoko
Re: Hello from Canada

Also try ..

Musa sikkimensis


Description

The plant is robust and about 4 m tall with a yellowish-green foliage and reddish tinged pseudostem. The sheath is smudged with blackish-brown and is...
Forum: Member Introductions 02-10-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By orinoko
Re: Hello from Canada

We grow/store them indoors for the winter,

What kind of Bananas will you be growing. Basjoos are more hardy than Ensetes. We drain Ensetes before storage indoors.

Protecting Bananas for Winter -...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-10-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By orinoko
Re: Basjoo Bye Bye????????

I thought mine were dead but under the brown/dark of the stem its green which new rollers should appear from in Spring so I am told...Just peel the outer dark skin come spring.

I am in the UK where...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 02-10-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By orinoko
Re: Way to cold.

My Basjoos are still planted but covered with fleece.
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-10-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 111,896
Posted By orinoko
Unhappy Re: Current weather

Headline:

Bright or sunny spells and just a few showers.

Today:

An icy start in places. Then a good deal of dry and bright weather, with light winds. There will also be a few showers, some of...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 01-05-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,452
Posted By orinoko
Re: Bulbs

Is this helpful?

Peaches are very easy to grow. You should plant on a hillside, if possible, to avoid frost pockets or valleys where late season freezes could damage the blossoms or fruit (see ...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-05-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,744
Posted By orinoko
Re: Bitter cold on the way

Atlantic Code Red Incoming (http://magicseaweed.com/news/atlantic-code-red-incoming/5954/)

Keep safe everyone.
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-05-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By orinoko
Re: New Year, New Computer, New Problems

For new folders, sometimes called directoies but both have the same meaning we store our files in them.

So, desktop -> right click -> new ->name it whatever you like. We grab our files on the...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 01-03-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,452
Posted By orinoko
Bulbs

Who has seen any signs of Spring?

I have bulbs poking a nose through the soil, what have you seen in your garden Spring like?

Don't uncover anything yet because we have some very bad weather still...
Forum: Other Plants 01-03-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,901
Posted By orinoko
Re: Give a dog a bone... Ima grow FERNS !

Ah, thanks cincinnana!

I was'nt sure if I posted it before but I love it. Its my first summer (2013) with a Fern so very proud of it.

Last summer was a good summer worldwide I think, certainly we...
Forum: Other Plants 01-02-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,901
Posted By orinoko
Re: Give a dog a bone... Ima grow FERNS !

My Fern - - Dicksonia Antarctica

http://www.flowersnpalms.com/ferns/dicsoniaa2.jpg

I also discovered one growing amonsgt some pebbles at the back of the garden.

:03:
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 01-02-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,353
Posted By orinoko
Drummer Re: My first Ensete/Musas seed to sprout.

It looks a very healthy seedling, well done!

:03::birthdaynana:
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-02-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By orinoko
Re: Happy New Year everyone

A very Happy New Year everyone!

May all your seedling grow into mega bunches of nanas..:08:

I have new Basjoos outside and uncovered the winter being kind so far.

Have a...
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