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Forum: Other Plants 02-06-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,126
Posted By iz
Wink Re: Coconuts and cold tolerance

I just bought a "GOLD MALAY DWARF COCONUT~ Cocos nucifera SEED." I will plant it in a pot first. After if it gets too big enough to bring inside my greenhouse, I guess I will do the test of...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-28-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By iz
Re: What did you Give & Receive for Christmas?

I received a Plant pruner, small plant shovel/pic, watering bucket, snake boot, and plastic table as a stand for my plants. I got my family popcorn maker cart-4ft and workforce 840 printer, and for...
Forum: Other Plants 12-19-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By iz
Cold What vegetables have you planted this winter?

I'd like to know what vegetables or edible fruit trees you planted this winter? This would give me an idea what other edible plants I can grow in cold area; I'm zone 8a. So far, my green-mustard or...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-05-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By iz
Unhappy Battling with spider mites!

I couldn't find the best place to put "Plant Pest" conversation..so hope this is ok, or we need "Plant Pest" Category.


I've been just wiping or picking off leaves and branches off to get rid of...
Forum: Other Plants 12-04-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 232,949
Posted By iz
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

Sunfish: Wow..beautiful exotic flower. Looks so unreal.


Willow87: Ornata banana..hmm are they edible?
Forum: Other Plants 12-04-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 232,949
Posted By iz
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

Every time I see banana plants in homedepot or lowes, I never see specific name; just banana. I'd walk around the bananas they sell, and its disappointing that they don't even know what type when I...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 12-03-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,944
Posted By iz
Re: Future flowerbed for bananas

Try adding "Shale," -an expandable mineral rock when wet that always retains 30% air so roots have access to air-drown proof; great for good drainage soil. Heard it helps to loosen clay in garden...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 12-03-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,755
Posted By iz
Make your own movable container with ease

Make your own movable container: no aching pain.

Here is an idea to easily take the plants inside the garage when its too cold, and then take them out when its above 45 to get some light and...
Forum: Other Plants 12-03-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 232,949
Posted By iz
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

me too. I'm quite surprise my loofah vines are still fruiting and still around in December(maybe its because my backyard has a big lake-heard large mass water helps from freezing); knock on wood. I...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 12-02-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,786
Posted By iz
Re: Yellowing and die back on the leafs...

I use 'enhanced spectrum' digital 400 and 250 hps lights from Hid Hut (HidHut Website). Plants love these! The banana's just keeping putting out new leaves. We have used them many times over the...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 12-02-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,786
Posted By iz
Re: Yellowing and die back on the leafs...

Dirt looks dry. How does the dirt feel to the touch, moist or dry? I'd clean up and cut off the dead leafs and around the yellow, brown p-stem. You have any plant light?
Forum: Other Plants 11-29-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 88,815
Posted By iz
Re: What did you harvest today (other plants)?

Banana Gallery - Iz Veg Garden (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=1921)
Banana Gallery - Loong Beans (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=47028&cat=1921)
Banana...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-28-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By iz
Cold Re: california gold winter

I've read that California Gold is zone 7, and another site is zone 8. Still Being in zone 8, California Gold might be fine outside provided it has good drainage(no clay) in ground with well...
Forum: Banana Recipes 11-28-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,644
Posted By iz
Re: cooking Cardaba, what I am doing wrong?!

oh, have I mentioned when throwing the ripe Cardaba banana in pit fire or on barbeque griller taste even better.:2703::2709::chefnaner:
Forum: Other Plants 11-27-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,660
Posted By iz
Re: container citrus

Just looking at that fruits makes me wanna pick-em and yumm.
Forum: Banana Recipes 11-27-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,644
Posted By iz
Re: cooking Cardaba, what I am doing wrong?!

Sounds like the Cardaba was not completely ripe. Yes they do not taste good and right if cooked unripe. Just because its yellow, doesn't mean its ripe. I have to feel it to the touch. Just like...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-27-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 185,508
Posted By iz
Cold Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Banana Gallery - banana outside (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=46993&cat=1920)

Banana Gallery - Making containers for my banana...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-27-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,125
Posted By iz
Re: packaging styrofoam-safe?

"Hmm..doesn't say anything about safety issue on the styrofoam, but like this info.:"

Typical ingredients in a potting mix may include:Packaged Potting Media...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-27-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,185
Posted By iz
Re: taste test: Mysore, Dwarf Brazilian, Manzano, Cardaba

I love Cardaba, but the best way to eat it is when its cooked; fried or steamed.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-27-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By iz
Re: Bananas growing in my cellar

From what I have learned: I'd cut off the old leaves and maybe leave the young-leaf in. I'm not too sure of the survival of the young fruit, but for an extra boost, I'd cut off the red heart now so...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 11-27-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,125
Posted By iz
Re: packaging styrofoam-safe?

You guessed it! I receive( not buy) a lot of Styrofoam, and instead of filling up my trash can why not use them if its safe for the edible plants; thats what I would like to know. I'm not too sure...
Forum: Banana Recipes 11-23-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,321
Posted By iz
Re: Need something to make with ripe plantains...

Deep Fried Banana with Caramelized Sugar
Reel and Grill: Banana Que (Deep Fried Banana with Caramelized Sugar)...
Forum: Banana Recipes 11-18-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,321
Posted By iz
Re: Need something to make with ripe plantains...

Yup..they are good when fried. Better yet, go to the oriental store, and buy a spring roll wrap(lumpia wrap). It looks like a egg roll wrap except its very thin. Wrap the half sliced plantains...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-06-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,158
Posted By iz
Re: Storing bananas for winter!!! UGH!!!

Good question. I'd like to know, since I'm storing mine in the garage. If so, then I need to cover them since the garage door opens constantly.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-05-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 185,508
Posted By iz
Cold Re: Time to put the bananas to sleep for the Winter

Thanks bigdog. Pictures means a 1000 words..
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