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Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 05-09-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Wasps, helpful, a nuisance and a danger...

Yes that is the only way to kill them. Right at dark. I hate it when they are inside a crack or somewhere you can't spray.

We also have these Ichneumon wasps. It is a type of night wasp that is...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 05-08-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By sputinc7
Re: Wasps, helpful, a nuisance and a danger...

Paper wasps, kill on sight. I have found no use for them other than raid target practice. They will sting you without provocation, repeatedly. I hate em. (Same for yellow jackets)
Bees, bumblebees...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 05-08-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Wasps, helpful, a nuisance and a danger...

Yellow jackets get in soda cans and end up stinging when you take a drink. They make ground nests here. As do bumble bees. Hornets hurt way worse to me. They feel like being thumped in the arm or...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 05-08-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By Juicy Bananas
Re: Wasps, helpful, a nuisance and a danger...

We typically have mud dobbers & yellow jackets here. We also have small variety of parasitic wasps... which are my favorite. Each Summer though... we have these ground hornets. They are highly...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 05-08-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By Kat2
Re: Wasps, helpful, a nuisance and a danger...

They have acres of woods behind my house to live in but chose to nest under my eaves. I understand they have value but I only need about 10 or so for pollination purposes; I have hundreds. Fleas and...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 05-08-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By JP
Re: Wasps, helpful, a nuisance and a danger...

I have a lot of ground wasps here and they're agressive. Had no choice to have my property , land included, treated. My daughter and I are allergic...
Each year, I've got yellow jackets building...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 05-08-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By Tytaylor77
Re: Wasps, helpful, a nuisance and a danger...

I live in the wasp capital of the world. There are around 4 types of "red" paper wasp. The big mahogany ones and the small Guinea wasps seem the most aggressive but only when near their nests, which...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-23-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,224
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: Help Rookie Mistake

If you only knew .....what you can get away with these plants.... this is cool because your doing it right now....you are learning.

I have some drying outside on the hot lawn...... still...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-23-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,224
Posted By JP
Re: Help Rookie Mistake

Plant it and you'll see. Maybe it's going to send a few pups...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-23-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,224
Posted By Botanical_Bryce
Re: Help Rookie Mistake

Been there done that. Probably fine. I get pieces of dwarf cavendish growing that should never grow. Mu dwarf cavendish is my most cold sensitive yet hardiest over all.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-23-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,224
Posted By bstuk
Help Rookie Mistake

This is my second season with my dwarf cavendish and first time over wintering. I left about 18 inches of the stem and covered it with leaves and a garbage can. When i uncovered it about a week...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-03-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By JP
Re: That's how Dole does it

Wow! You're back!!!
Forum: Tiki Hut 03-15-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By cincinnana
Smile Re: I am tuned out of "bananas"...

Olaf ...I stuck this on my bananas just for you.:)

I survived ....the melee.

Ohio primaries..

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=59541&size=1...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-14-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 236,877
Posted By PR-Giants
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Neighbor finally got a couple of decent Veinte Cohol.

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=51172 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=51172)

This one should be really...
Forum: Tiki Hut 03-13-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By Mark Dragt
Re: I am tuned out of "bananas"...

I have seen your posts many times on the forum, but for the first time really read your signature. Just so you know, I learned something new. I will admit, I didn't know what "enthralled" meant. So I...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-12-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 236,877
Posted By robguz24
Re: What's blooming in your garden? (bananas)

Finally after years of trying to get and grow one, my first Ele Ele is fruiting! 13.5 months to flower.
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b508/robguz24/Robs%20bananas/IMG_8618_zpsss7pxydz.jpg...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-20-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By siege2050
Re: My two dwarves look bad

They will probably make it, if they die back though dont throw away the pot until you are certain the corm is dead. I uh.....accidentally forgot two super dwarfs last summer and they died down to...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-15-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,414
Posted By siege2050
Re: Pups in Container Plants

If you are just wanting to discard them because of space constraints, you can remove them. But you should leave one or two attached because sometimes Bananas can just decide to die back for whatever...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-14-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,414
Posted By Steppenwolfe
Pups in Container Plants

Pups in container plants…Are they needed???

I don't really have interest in having more banana plants of now, may keep an extra 2, and give the rest away. However, I want to know if I remove the...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-12-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By Steppenwolfe
Re: Mother Plant Asleep?

Thanks I was starting to get worried :nanadrink:
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 12-12-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By Steppenwolfe
Mother Plant Asleep?

I've repotted my banana plant 2 months ago. It was in a 6 inch pot and about 18 inches from the soil up and still is. Prior to repotting I pulled what I thought to be banana pups from the soil. ...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-09-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By EuroBanana
Re: Californians please help !

Thanks a lot Olafhenny and Fromthesea,

Thanks for this info.
I knew Ca has got very strong regulations about plants importation but I did not know if they have also strong regulation about plants...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-08-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By from the sea
Re: Californians please help !

It's not cali you have to worry about the EU import stiff it more difficult.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-08-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,313
Posted By Red Sky
Re: Treat your soil with respect

If you have neighbors or friends with chickens or other poultry you may be able to score some used bedding/litter. I have chickens and quail and even with three huge compost bins I don't have space...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-07-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By Ricky
Re: When do I transplant my seedlings?

Thanks Olaf and Kat for your help and suggestions !!
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