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Forum: Tiki Hut Today, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: I Built a Gay Computer

I have no personal experience with handheld devices, but, I get the impression from listening to TV news that technological improvements to IPhone are decelerating. Is that your experience?
Forum: Tiki Hut Yesterday, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: I Built a Gay Computer

These are performance results of my old computer versus my new computer with new graphics card...
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-18-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: I Built a Gay Computer

I suppose it is homophobic to say that the LQBTQ community stole a lot of things besides rainbow colors, such as the words "gay" and "marriage."

I wrote free software that has this...
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-16-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: I Built a Gay Computer

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_flag_(LGBT_movement)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_flag#/media/File:Gay_flag.svg
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-15-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By aruzinsky
I Built a Gay Computer

Did you ever see anything so gay?:

http://www.general-cathexis.com/images/NewComputerOpen1-15-19_2.jpg

http://www.general-cathexis.com/images/NewComputerOpen1-15-19_1.jpg

The CPU fan and RAM have...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 01-15-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: "bananas.org is not responding due to a long-running script"

BTW, the problem and the advertising went away after I installed Adblock Plus for Internet Explorer.

https://adblockplus.org/

If you use Chrome or Firefox, I recommend uBlock Origin because you can...
Forum: Species Bananas 01-12-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: How to kill fungus and bacteria on seed before germination

At one time, Thiram was a commonly used on seeds as a fungicide but it has been banned. That's a shame because Thiram was the only effective animal repellant and now all of the animal repellants...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-30-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Container collection

No squirrels to dig holes in potting media where you live?

http://www.general-cathexis.com/images/SquirrelDeterrent.jpg
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 12-28-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,323
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: What even Edward Snowden could not reveal is…

https://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2018/04/24/did_you_know_the_greatest_two-year_global_cooling_event_just_took_place_103243.html

But, I can't find that data on NASA's websites. But, I know...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-19-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: My New 2160 sq ft Musa Research Greenhouse!

Good luck, but, if I were in your shoes, anticipation of cooling problems would prevent me from trying it. Ideally, you want about an 87 deg. F. temperature and direct sunlight. During the Summer,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-17-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By aruzinsky
My Fruiting M. 'Truly Tiny'

I previously posted about my M. 'Little Prince' here:

http://www.bananas.org/f2/my-blooming-musa-little-prince-48387.html

There was a larger plant on the...
Forum: Banana Identification 12-13-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Super Dwarf Cavendish is what?

I read that Super Dwarf Cavendish is a Cavendish. It's listed here under a picture,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cavendish_banana .

I don't know what you have, but, it looks more dwarf than my...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-03-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Dwarfing a banana plant?

But, a plant stunted that way is unlikely to bloom while small. When dwarfed with a gibberellin antagonist, a plant is much more likely to bloom while small.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 11-24-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: USB bug zapper to kill fungus gnats

In my experience, Imidacloprid was the only insecticide that eradicated white mealy bugs. Another, cheaper, systemic insecticide that I tried was Acephate, which caused them to stir and come out of...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 11-23-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: USB bug zapper to kill fungus gnats

Thanks for telling me that it is effective against fungus gnats. I don't have that problem in my greenhouse because I spray monthly for other things.

But, a couple of years ago, I had a pantry moth...
Forum: Ornamental Bananas 11-17-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,381
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Resilient little lasiocarpas.

You're kidding. Right?

I thought that your plant was a better variety than mine because it had shorter petioles. Where did you get it?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-13-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Dwarfing a banana plant?

See my posts:

http://www.bananas.org/f355/ornata-bronze-22144.html

I also extra dwarfed a naturally dwarf, M. 'Truly Tiny', by applying a drench of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-07-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: My Blooming Musa 'Little Prince'

I picked my first ripe fruit which weighed 110 g. with peel. That's almost exactly 4 months after the appearance of the flag...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 11-05-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,980
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: DIY Biochar

Yes, inside the house and I don't remember any smoke. As I previously said, the gaseous products from the wood are burned in the flame of the stove burner. That flame turns from blue to yellow when...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-02-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,342
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Best potting mix for containers

According to my suppliers, the price of coconut coir and peat moss are almost the same. The cheapest place to buy peat moss is at Menards which has it on sale for about $5 per 2.2 cubic feet bag,...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-01-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,342
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Best potting mix for containers

"cocoa coir" - I think you mean coconut or "coco" coir. I don't think cocoa (chocolate) plants have coir.

About 10 years ago, I did a side by side comparison of tomato plants grown in soils...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 11-01-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Upgrade

PNG Screen Capture:
http://www.general-cathexis.com/images/ScreenCapture11-1-18.png
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-30-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By aruzinsky
Forum: Other Plants 10-30-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,370
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Miscanthus Giganteus

I sprayed with 0.8% glyphosate, with about 3 tbs. ammonium sulfate and 2 tsp. Triton X-100 surfactant per gallon of water. I think the brand of glyphosate was Compare-N-Save. I never use Roundup...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-29-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,342
Posted By aruzinsky
Re: Best potting mix for containers

I am aware of the arsenic in rice. I am aware that arsenic is chemically similar to phosphorus. And, I am aware that there is a bacteria that can replace the phosphorus in its DNA with arsenic.

If...
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