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Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-13-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,065
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Forcing A Bloom

since you have two I think that you should take two completly different ways.
maybe start over feeding one and getting a grow light on it for 12 or so hours a day and try something different on the...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 01-13-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,529
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Share images of My Home Lab

I'm so jealous are you looking to adopt a fine new son into your family?
I have my own truck so that I won't need to borrow the family car !!
jimmmy
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-07-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,044
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Christmas Holly Trees: History, Winter Solstice

Greg,
the plants are sure enough aware of the 21st of december as everyday after that gets more and more light. To me it says that winter no matter how bad it can get has it days numbered and is...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-16-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,562
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Do "red" bananas taste good?

Red bananas are said to have a higher sugar content than the yellows. jimmmy
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-13-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Howdy Nanas! First Post

welcome and howdy from texas. what kind of nana is it? jimmmy
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 12-11-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,840
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Question after freeze

I was taught that the dead material will help portect the good and that cutting away the dead stuff just exposes the good to the cold and causes more destruction. here in central texas we took a hard...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-10-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By jimmmy
Re: New member

howdy from Texas and welcome to b.org a really great place for banana lovers. jimmmy
Forum: Member Introductions 12-04-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,155
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Just saying hello!!!

I build my greenhouses from top rail from chain link fence, a one man job. check out my gallery to see the one that I built this year. 44ftX30ft ran about $1,700. jimmmy
Forum: Member Introductions 12-04-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,155
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Just saying hello!!!

best way I know to get lots of blooms on burg's is to over feed big time.
Forum: Member Introductions 12-02-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,155
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Just saying hello!!!

Cora, where are you located?
my wife Carol and I love the double pinks and that skinny purple. we don't have anything like those yet. do you sell or trade? jimmmy
Forum: Member Introductions 12-02-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,155
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Just saying hello!!!

howdy Cora,
welcome to b.org I joined back in june or so and love it. I grow angel trumpets too double white shredded white a yellow and a pink. as well as rock roses, so far two different pinks and...
Forum: Other Plants 11-24-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Wheatgrass... anyone here growing it?

check out the "Sunset Valley Farmers Market" in Austin Texas (Tejas) if my memory serves me well you can find a vendor or two there that grows it organiclly.
jimmmy
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-24-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,274
Posted By jimmmy
Re: how to build a greenhouse

greg,
any greenhouse can yeld better plants, the plants don't care nothing about nothihg except that there in one. but it seems that there never big enough and I always wanted more. my first ones...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-14-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Wintering an Ice Cream Banana- options?

lrmunday. oh ya you can also use your dryer out let as a heat sourse to save money. jimmmy
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-14-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Wintering an Ice Cream Banana- options?

LRMunday,
I don't like any of those opps. how about you plant it on the protected side of the house in front of a window. then staple a piece of 6 mil plastic to the top and side of the window or...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-10-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,601
Posted By jimmmy
Re: It's not much - but its my first Pup!

I can almost taste the bananas now. keep it up and you'll be turning Canada into the tropics. just keep our puppy away from it. jimmmy
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-09-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,554
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Bananas for zone 6

hey don't forget orinoco the tall zone 6 that makes the very best cooking banana! jimmmy
Forum: Other Plants 09-21-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,269
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Anybody growing plumerias?

jimmmy at plantucopia grows 3 different plumerias, one is a light pink with a bit of a stripe. the other is hawaiian sunset, and of course the white with yellow throat. prices start at $7.00 for the...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 09-17-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,269
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Tissue Culture some Plants

Howdy
I've seen your galleries. wow! hope I can get there some day too. isn't it just the best to see the life come fourth. keep up the good work and send me all of your extras please. jimmmy
Forum: Other Plants 08-29-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,086
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Please help identify

maybe its purple majesty, or purple majestic. check it out at harris seed (http://www.harrisseed.com) jimmmy
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-26-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,693
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Can anyone tell what's wrong with my ensete?

I would assume that if they were growing normally when they were in the pots. then there may be some contaminant in your soil. often time contractors will burry all kinds of crap near or around the...
Forum: Banana Identification 08-20-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By jimmmy
Re: Identification Help Request

I think that cardaba is the one that is on the right side of this pic. we have plenty of them and I've never ever seen any red color on the leaves at all. then of course there are the ribbed leaves...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-03-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,491
Posted By jimmmy
banana plants we grow and sell

My wife and I have been growing and selling banana plants for several years now. We often get fruit every year with little or no effort here just south of austin tx. blue java is a grand plant with...
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