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Forum: Other Plants 10-11-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,224
Posted By jjjankovsky
Re: who can enlighten me about sugar cane?

hey beth...good to see your posts

in my area of mexico, the cane producers are up a bit in altitude, but in a rain shadow...

looks like processing is an issue without a good grinder...maybe one of...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 05-26-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,118
Posted By harveyc
Re: TC Workshop - San Jose, CA August 7th

FYI - Carol with the nonprofit Kitchen Culture Education Technologies is now taking registrations for the workshop schedule at Prusch Park on August 7th. Details can be found at Home Tissue Cutlure...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 05-25-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,419
Posted By MediaHound
plants "Wanted" threads are now no longer a part of the Classifieds system

Today's news is that if you want to post a "wanted" thread for a type of banana plant (or other type of plant), you do not need to do it through the classifieds module anymore. Just visit the...
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-24-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,689
Posted By Scuba_Dave
Solar heated Hot tub

Well, rather then clog up my Greenhouse I figure I'd start this thread
I should have done this before
Here is the greenhouse thread with info
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 05-19-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,118
Posted By harveyc
Re: TC Workshop - San Jose, CA August 7th

Carol will be keeping the registrations but I'll try to get an update from her once in a while and post here, if I remember. PM me if I forget. There were originally 8 people, including myself, of...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 05-18-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,751
Posted By Gabe15
Re: 5-gallon Pot

You can put any banana in any sized pot, but it depends on what your goals are. If if its just to let it grow for a bit, then a 5gal is fine, but it will only be able to grow to a certain size before...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 05-17-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,118
Posted By harveyc
TC Workshop - San Jose, CA August 7th

I'm helping Carol Stiff of Kitchen Culture Education Technologies and the Tissue Culture Group organize a workshop at Prusch Park in San Jose to be held August 7th, 9am-4pm. Cost for the workshop is...
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-10-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 284,022
Posted By CValentine
Re: Share an image!
Bloomed this morning!!!
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-17-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 52,395
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top">Hell Explained
The following is an actual question given on a University of Arizona chemistry mid term,...
Forum: Site News 01-10-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,567
Posted By Randy4ut
Re: Randy4ut has resigned as a moderator. It was a great run, thanks Randy.

As Jarre had stated, I will not be leaving! I just think it is time for me to be able to represent my views only, and not have to worry about any ill feelings toward this wonderful site. I think...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-08-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By Kevin
new here

Hey! I'm new to this forum, and new to Bananas. I only have one - a dwarf Orinoco, which grew like crazy this summer, and I'm trying to keep it going inside over the winter. I already 'see' some...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 11-03-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,885
Posted By Richard
18-flat propagation bed saga

Here's what I'm going to start building in the next few days. (

There's a...
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-03-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 52,395
Posted By Patty in Wisc
Re: Dumb Jokes

Three men married wives from different states.

The first man married a woman from California . He told her that she was to do the dishes and house cleaning. It took a couple of days but on the...
Forum: Other Plants 10-30-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,177
Posted By Squam256

Yesterday in the chat room I was encouraged to start a thread about mangos. Anyone else here grow them or is maybe interested in them?

I have had a couple of mango trees myself. At one point I had...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-30-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By Gabe15
Re: T.R.E.C. tatse test info

I don't believe this is the complete taste trial data, but its as much as is in the major germplasm evaluation study that was conducted. Email me if you want the full...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-28-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,637
Posted By moonboy87
Passive Solar Banana Farm

Might sound quite odd, but I just happened upon some information about one of my favorite scientists. Amory B. Lovins. Little did I know, homeboy has some bananas farming in the middle of the Rocky...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-27-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,976
Posted By Ueberwinden
Re: Siam Ruby Banana Fruit

Spoke to Brian Williams this afternoon, this is what he had to say about the Siam Ruby. He had purchased two plants from a friend of his in Thailand, and Tony Avent had purchased one plant from a...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 10-26-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,421
Posted By Richard
Re: root bound nana questions?

You have the right idea ... root bound will slow them down. A wood stove can really lower the humidity: check the pot moisture early and often.
Forum: Other Plants 10-25-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,837
Posted By Richard
Re: Pineapple opinions...

The 144 is a large tray, typically trays are 72 plantlets. The 3 varieties shown are all good, although Elite Gold is rated as zone 10b plant. Smooth Cayenne is the common Dole pineapple grown in the...
Forum: Other Plants 10-25-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,837
Posted By Bob
Re: Pineapple opinions...

I boght the same 3 from ebay(not the 144's though) early in the summer. Growth was slow but steady and are supposed to be good flavored.
Forum: Other Plants 10-25-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,837
Posted By Steven Valys
Re: Pineapple opinions...

*Elite Gold - 5-6 lbs fruit, yellow flesh, commercial variety

*Sugarloaf - 5-6 lbs fruit, high sugar, very low acid, white flesh, no woody core

*Smooth Cayenne - 5-6 lbs fruit, yellow flesh,...
Forum: Other Plants 10-25-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,837
Posted By djmb74
Pineapple opinions...

I am thinking of ordering a tray of pineapples from agri starts...

Anyone have some opinions or input about the different varieties?

Ananas cosomus 'Elite Gold'
Ananas cosomus 'Elite...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-24-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,459
Posted By sunfish
Re: California Gold Bud ? (

Forum: Tiki Hut 10-23-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 52,395
Posted By buzzwinder
Re: Dumb Jokes

Anyone remember Abbott and Costello with "Who's on First"


ABBOTT: Super Duper computer store. Can I help you?

COSTELLO: Thanks I'm setting up an...
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-23-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,540
Member's Question Spotlight...

Hello Banana Buddies:

This thread will be a...
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