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Forum: Tiki Hut 11-03-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Happy Halloween!

Oops! Sorry about that -- they're very similar in looks and I didn't catch the difference. Regardless, they look SO adorable and the photo gave me a much-needed smile yesterday morning, so thank you...
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-02-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Happy Halloween!

SOOOoooo cute!!! They both look so adorable, but having a Goldie myself, must admit I'm a bit partial :). Thanks for sharing that photo. Loved it.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-31-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Southeast "Dry-Root" Winter Storage

You're lucky I'm 5'3" and had to get them by myself down into my basement. Fortunately, mine weren't near as big as yours, but I swear one rootball/stem weighed like 200# since it was just me! BTW,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-31-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Southeast "Dry-Root" Winter Storage

Wow! Great job! That's commitment! :)

Just thought I'd pass this along as an FYI to keep your eye on: I've also used straps and two of them started to cut into the p-stem a bit from the weight. I...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-25-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: is there anyone else in ohio growing bananas

I'm from SW Ohio -- wishing you the best of luck in your growing!
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-13-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Getting Velutina to flower (zone 6)

Just to let you know, I have gotten Velutinas, Ornatas, DC, and various mystery varieties to bloom here in Zone 6, so I hope that sends you some encouragement. However, I DO bring them in every year....
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-08-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Irma and her siblings

Praying for all who find themselves in the path that you and your families find strength and will be safe and well.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-28-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: What to do about the hurricane?

Also sending prayers to all members affected by the storm that you all stay safe!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-07-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,452
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Beautiful, Royal And Majestic 'Ae Ae' Is Flowering!

I'd like to add my congratulations to you, Hector. How beautiful that is!!! I am extremely jealous, but couldn't be happier for you. When you hope and care for something like that and then see the...
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 08-09-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Wintering E. Maurellii in HZ8,-7 or 6?

I'm in HZ6a and was told early on that EMs do not survive dormancy, so I've tried and managed to get them to last the winter indoors with the help of a grow light in a back bedroom (normal house...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-13-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Prepairing for Winter

Hi Chuck,

I live in Zone 6a and have been overwintering basjoos in-ground for a few years now, leaving the height at up to 5-6 feet of p-stem so I'll have more height the following year:
1) Cut off...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-18-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,587
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: New to Nanners

Welcome from another southwestern Ohioan! Warning ... bananas are heavily addicting!

Absolutely follow the advice of putting them out and gradually acclimating them to the sun ... old umbrellas work...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-02-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,779
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Going bananas in Ohio

I think you are definitely onto something about leaving the leaves on as key to shape, as the outer leaves being removed apparently cause the base to dry and tighten up, creating a rubber-banding...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-01-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,779
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Going bananas in Ohio

Welcome from a southwestern Ohioan! Your bananas look great ... thanks for sharing the photos.

Here is my Ohio attempt at "tropical" ... these photos are from back around the 4th of July ... things...
Forum: Other Plants 07-13-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,886
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: My "Elephant Ear" Collection

Great collection of EEs! I just started expanding my collection this year as well. Prior, I only had Gigantias, but this year, added Pink China, Nancyana, Boa (so cool), Mojito, Calidora, Frydek (WAY...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-01-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: A Visit to Jimmmy's

Thank you JaNan ... and for such a quick response as well. I THOUGHT I had put in all three "m's" in my search in the classifieds, but maybe I didn't actually type with my hands what my head was...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-01-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: A Visit to Jimmmy's

OK, so sorry if I'm being dense here. I would like to contact Jimmy about the Thailand Giant elephant ears you'd mentioned he had. When I went to the Classifieds section, as mentioned, I did not see...
Forum: Tiki Hut 06-28-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,163
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Post a peek of your pet here...

Well, they didn't appear to come through, so I guess I chose the wrong type of link from my gallery. I think this one will work, as I'd really like to share the photos of my sweet "furkids" with...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-28-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: A Visit to Jimmmy's

Jananas,

Thank you SO much for taking the time to get an answer for us on the elephant ear ... so very kind of you. And your plants look WONDERFUL! Always exciting to get some new ones.

Thanks...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-27-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: A Visit to Jimmmy's

I would LOVE to know what type of elephant ear that is in the last photo with the beautiful white flowers ... any possibility of finding out?

Glad to hear that you had a nice visit and came home...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 01-24-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: I hope they are snug

I hear you, too ... here in S. Ohio all winter we have had VERY cold temps, so snow has stayed on the ground forever. Like you, I'm just hoping that it will serve as a good insulator. This will be...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 01-10-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,634
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Indoor large banana problems in Wisconsin

I will second Varig8's suggestion for using Superthrive ... I swear by that stuff for helping bring plants back after suffering stress of various kinds ... been using it for years now.

Best of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-07-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,097
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Im losing the battle against spider mites

Last year was a bad one for my bananas with unwanted critters. Had to physically wipe down each leaf and stalk by hand several times over the winter in addition to hitting a few times over the winter...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-06-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,841
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: Leaf/stem issues on indoor large bananas

I've run into this myself. In fact, I have photos in my album of a freakish situation where a DC did not send up a flag before I hacked off the top to fit inside for winter ... the top got choked up...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-02-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,133
Posted By Annie6078OH
Re: This seems to be happening to everyone this year... more tales of bad timing!

That is SO cool!!! I am so appreciative that you have taken the time to post this and the pix, as it gives another 'nawthener' some hope. Had awesome luck my 2nd year, but even my ornamentals haven't...
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