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Forum: Other Plants 07-22-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By Kat2
A friend asked if I knew what this is

And I don't. He planted a seed and this is what grew. Was it from something he ate? Maybe. I've found what appear to be avocado seeds in his lawn; he doesn't eat those but IME squirrels drag all...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-18-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By Kat2
Re: Hi I'm new

Since you have plants growing and are obviously very interested in bananas, edit your profile to say where you live. Why? So members near to you can give you great advice about your specific area....
Forum: Member Introductions 05-18-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By Kat2
Re: cold hardy ornamental banana trees atlanta GA.

Oh dear, Rob, I wasn't questioning you at all. I was wondering if the new "guy" was trying to drum up business here. Some folks wander in here and join thinking this is a wonderland for quick sales....
Forum: Member Introductions 05-18-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By Kat2
Re: cold hardy ornamental banana trees atlanta GA.

Great question, Rob. If that's all you have, I suspect there are enough existing members to handle requests for the non edible/cold hardy nanners at a better price than you probably offer; this forum...
Forum: Other Plants 05-18-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By Kat2
Re: What is this plant?

I got one kinda on Wednesday. One tiny root attached to not much plant but I'll see if she'll grow.

I'm taking a shovel next week. Why? Because someone is dumping sand in the area and burying the...
Forum: Other Plants 05-10-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By Kat2
Re: What is this plant?

MJC, get thee to the member introduction section and let us welcome you! My unexpected sweetheart is from the Weirton area. How we landed, independently of each other, in FL is astounding.

Kegas,...
Forum: Other Plants 05-10-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By Kat2
What is this plant?

I've been watching the "weeds" at a flea market in Cocoa. Lovely morning glories plus a few others. But this sword type plant has fascinated me for weeks. Today we both saw something very odd. Ron...
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-08-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,234
Posted By Kat2
Re: What besides stray cats eat cat food at night in FL?

I have a temporary cat of sorts. Someone put it in my neighbor's car when she was grocery shopping. She took it to her vet to determine age (6 weeks or so) and to get fleas treated. She has a dog and...
Forum: Banana Recipes 05-07-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,881
Posted By Kat2
Re: Banana Beer

Thanks for the heads up! I guess all of those DMs I saved will become something less intoxicating. Shame nobody has IDed your beer banana plant...sounds like a keeper whose pups should be shared...
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-07-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,234
Posted By Kat2
Re: What besides stray cats eat cat food at night in FL?

Yes, rats love dog poop. When I lived in MD on the cusp of DC my neighbor had 3 dogs (illegal without a kennel permit) who pooped in her small yard. She never had any issues with their leavings. I,...
Forum: Banana Recipes 04-29-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,881
Posted By Kat2
Re: Banana Beer

Ripe or "banana bread ready" bananas?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-25-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By Kat2
Re: Banana for east central Florida

I'm a bit north of you in Titusville. I've harvested bunches from Dwarf Nanwahs and Raji Puri which I didn't leave in pots. (Potted musas aren't happy mostly due to my neglect but very much alive.) I...
Forum: Fruit 04-25-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 24,502
Posted By Kat2
Re: (CA) Where to order Blue Java/Ice Cream bananas

I'm sure there are others but I know that there's a member in CA who grows them; I don't know if she would part with ripe fruit so will not mention her forum name. Perhaps she'll see this and choose...
Forum: Tiki Hut 04-25-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By Kat2
Re: any members near me?

Of course there are; this is FL! I'm not that far from you but rarely tackle Orlando traffic to visit Winter Haven unless I have a really, really, really good reason. I believe there are 1 or 2...
Forum: Tiki Hut 04-07-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Kat2
Re: I'm curious... how do you feel about vaccines? OH SNAP!! hot to the touch. :)

I had all of mine. I was 1 year too old for MMR; I got measles in college (1972). Which one? Dr., standing 10 feet from me, said there are 500 varieties and I caught one. When I was pregnant with DS...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 03-31-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,620
Posted By Kat2
Re: I am going to have to kill something, but not certain what...

Glad I never encountered one of those "cats" ever.
Forum: Other Plants 03-09-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,110
Posted By Kat2
Re: Rooting pineapple

It's been may years since I potted one up from water roots and it mattered so I don't know. What I mean is that I get tops easily here which I've rooted in water and also just stuck in the dirt. I...
Forum: Other Plants 03-07-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Kat2
Re: FL plant peeps--What are those rugged plants that resemble saw palmetto

Sadly some of these are in areas where I can't really chop or dig. I've been working on one for a year. I cut it back a few times and each time treated it with concentrated glyosphate; right now it...
Forum: Other Plants 03-07-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Kat2
Re: FL plant peeps--What are those rugged plants that resemble saw palmetto

Thank you so very much! I've asked many Floridians; they were no help. How best to kill them? I have a large one in my yard and will let it be but only that one; the progeny have to go.
Forum: Other Plants 03-04-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Kat2
FL plant peeps--What are those rugged plants that resemble saw palmetto

but aren't? And they're impossible to kill? They seem to pop up everywhere. It's too dark to take specimen pics but I will tomorrow if nobody knows what I mean. I patrol carefully and pull many...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-01-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Kat2
Re: New to Bananas.org

Welcome neighbor--well kinda.

I'm hoping to get many of my "mysteries" in the ground soon but even in pots they're doing well. I know Dwarf Cavendish is supposed to be very cold intolerant but I...
Forum: Member Introductions 02-26-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By Kat2
Re: Another hello from south Georgia, USA

Gotta love a "know nuttin'" who's succeeding with musas and added their area/zone before their first post. Now post some pictures (so most of the noobs like me can oooh and ahhhh) so the experts can...
Forum: Other Plants For Sale & Auction 02-22-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By Kat2
Re: RARE High yeilding permaculture crops!

I buy turmeric roots at several different markets. I have orange and white growing. Very easy to get going. Pretty plant. I should probably harvest some since I do use it.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-16-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,596
Posted By Kat2
Re: SOS: HOA wants my banana TREES removed

I'm sorry if I implied they required organic; they don't. Indeed, they don't really restrict the types of herbicides/fertilizers/insecticides but do expect timing and amounts to be what I consider...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-15-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,596
Posted By Kat2
Re: SOS: HOA wants my banana TREES removed

Phooey, I doubt I'd pass their test. I'm not an organic gardener nor am I at all organized; what grows at my place does despite my "ignorance" of them. I'm admittedly lazy and cheap so I try to let...
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