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Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 02-07-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,130
Posted By timmko
Re: Banana food

I use potash from the local co op and Milorganite which is in most stores up here.
Forum: Member Introductions 02-03-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,261
Posted By timmko
Re: My history in AZ with bananas

welcome..do you have pictures?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-03-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,757
Posted By timmko
Re: Tampa Bay Bananas

pictures please..thanks
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-10-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By timmko
Re: Whats your average monthly internet cost

I Pay about 50 bucks but..its through the cable company and its 30mb per sec super fast no mater how many people are on it at once.
Forum: Member Introductions 01-05-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By timmko
Re: Hello from Virginia!

Musa Basjoo if you want non fruiting. They just have to be mulched over for winter I am in Wisconsin and Leave mine in the ground. Look up Sandy at northerntropics.com she has an article on how to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-03-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,632
Posted By timmko
Re: plant moisture meter ?

I was also using one but someone told me if you hit the roots it will give you a false reading.. Be careful to not over water
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 10-11-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,343
Posted By timmko
Re: Dwarf Cavendish for Sale

I ordered 2 of them and received them in good condition. They seem to be very healthy ..thanks
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 09-19-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,957
Posted By timmko
Re: what lighting need for indoor Banana Plant

I have used a MH bulb 400 watt and supplimental window light for 4 smaller plants. Otherwise I purchased a t5 florescent 6 bulb fixture for all my plants elephant ears and bananas'. The MH covers...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-11-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,615
Posted By timmko
Re: Banans Budding In Wisconsin!!!

Congrats..I am in Wisconsin too how do you store them over winter? I have had probmlems in pots as they rot very easily.
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-22-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,248
Posted By timmko
Re: Anyone using airpots?

I received all 10 pots and planted double mahoi bananas tonight. I did take some pictures of the pot assembly and of the roots on the plants that were in the starter pots. However for some reason the...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-15-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,248
Posted By timmko
Re: Anyone using airpots?

Here is the website that I placed my order from. They sell on ebay also. 10 - 2gal airpots for 64.00

Air Pots (case of 10) have unusual cuspated walls, sort of an egg box configuration, made up of...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 08-14-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,248
Posted By timmko
Anyone using airpots?

Being that I am in Wisconsin and my plants will have to come in I ordered some of the 2gal airpots to try to see if it will help keep the roots from rotting. I had some very large plants (10ft) and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-23-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By timmko
Re: basjoo new york city

it says I need a password to access your pics?
Forum: Tiki Hut 06-13-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By timmko
Re: Hammocks

u can bid on them on ebay. watch the shipping on there.
Forum: Tiki Hut 06-13-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By timmko
Re: Hammocks

I am on my 3rd hammock from tropical siesta. They are on ebay and have a website. I buy the cool colors..and let them kind of pick. I usually get the yellow and orange XXL. This is big enough for at...
Forum: Other Plants 03-12-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,479
Posted By timmko
Re: Giant colocasias

Found some info on this also..thanks for the idea


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Forum: Other Plants 03-12-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,479
Posted By timmko
Re: Giant colocasias

what temp is the garage and how much water?
Forum: Other Plants 03-11-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,479
Posted By timmko
Re: Giant colocasias

I buy the cheap compost manure from my local Menards it's rought 2bucks a bag and like the milorganite if its mixed deeply enough in the soil you wont really get much of a smell. Milorganite does...
Forum: Other Plants 03-11-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,479
Posted By timmko
Re: Giant colocasias

Can you give me a few more specifics about overwintering in a tub of water. How exactly and is it a dark tub to keep out ligt, temp etc. I would love to try this. Thanks
Forum: Other Plants 03-06-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,479
Posted By timmko
Re: Giant colocasias

I am in Wisconsin and have Jacks Giant and Borneo Giant. They both grow fast the only isse I have is trying to winter them potted. THey are spider mite magnets! Very Very bad no matter how much you...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-01-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,726
Posted By timmko
Re: Fertilizer for Container Banana Plants?

I am in Marshfield Wisconsin and have grown potted bananas from 6inches to over 10ft in pots using Milorganite (made from water treatment facilities near the Milwaukee Brewery) and plain old bagged...
Forum: Banana Plants For Sale & Auction 12-16-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,648
Posted By timmko
Re: WTS - HUGE clump Asian Lemon Bamboo

just an inquiry. I am in wisconsin and have a heated shed. Would this do good in a large 24"pot? My ceiling is 10ft so it can get fairly tall. Would u be willing to sell a small clump if so. I have...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-04-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By timmko
Re: Light Question

Here is where i got my T-5 fixture. I use that along with a MH 400 watt 6500kbulb and the plants love it.
Hydrofarm T5 4FT Designer Fluorescent Grow Lights - Plantlighting Hydroponics & Grow Lights...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-31-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,363
Posted By timmko
Re: LED Growlights… experience, anyone?

I have both a T-6 unit and 400W MH bulbs. The MH bulbs are hotter and use more power but seem to do a little better. My T-6 unit has to be closer to the plants to be real effective but overall they...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-19-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,385
Posted By timmko
Re: Bananas wasting away please help

that being said here's a bit more background. These came in small seed pots and were busting out. I replanted loosening up the root ball and planting in 1 gallon pots that have the water spout at...
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