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Forum: Member Introductions 12-31-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Hello from the mountain regions of the PNW

Cane has so many varieties it can grow almost anywhere, I could be wrong but it seems like it's a relative of the bamboo family.
Forum: Other Plants 10-22-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,713
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: pineapple plant sources?

I have had some really good success with suppliers on Etsy (wellspring gardens is represented there too), TopTropicals, Urban Tropicals, QC Tropicals (Etsy).

Those are the two I can think of right...
Forum: Other Plants 10-22-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple Plant

If you have any extras of this plant I would like one. PM me or reply here pls :)
Forum: Banana Plants Wanted 10-19-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: WTB bulk True to type blue java/ice cream, Red too possibly.

Wrong time of year to be shipping these, inquire at https://www.willisorchards.com for large orders. I think Willis is much closer to you too.

Urban Tropics is another good source but they are shut...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-15-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Is the website under attack?

As a guy who's had to do the remote management deal on many occasions, sometimes it's left to the owner to complain or access the Cpanel (or whatever it is they use now) to manage it directly. It...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-12-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Is the website under attack?

The site has been inaccessible for several days at a time shortly after I joined and beyond that really slow to load.
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-12-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Is the website under attack?

I've already investigated who the host is and etc, it's not the DNS provider causing the outage, it appears to be the host itself.
The reverse lookups go to Rackspace. I've done my time in IT as...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-12-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: in ground vs container

Any idea of a good one? I read the reviews of most and they don't seem accurate.
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 10-12-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By PlantHoarder
Cold Bug busting

So i've recently begun dosing my indoor potted plants with a peroxide/water combo hoping to kill the fungus gnats and other crap growing in the media.

I confess I didn't use potting soil like people...
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 10-12-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: wheelbarrow

Harbor freight if your in the states, otherwise menards if thats in your area seems like a good idea too.
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-12-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By PlantHoarder
Exclamation Banana server volatility

This site is been regularly unreachable since I joined recently, and that's unfortunate.

I did my homework, I know who hosts the domain and I back-traced it to who physically hosts the machine it's...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: in ground vs container

So i've got plants indoors and have issues with bugs, any way to deal with that? It's not just the nanners but my other potted plants.
Honestly I would rather not grow indoors at all but don't have...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-05-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Hello from the mountain regions of the PNW

Grass Tax - The cost of maintaining the lawn, something that does absolutely nothing and costs money to maintain VS growing edibles.
You at least get something tasty a few times a year for the...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-02-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,727
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Creating Albums & Posting Photos

uploading photo on phone is a pain in the ass, and most of them fail with no error message. >.>
Forum: Member Introductions 10-02-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: New Member

Starting here is one good place, other involves collectively hours of reading and researching stuff.
This place should cut some of that short with a bit of due diligence applied.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 10-02-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Are my plants diseased?

Fungal outbreaks for 'nanners' are serious enough on a global scale, it is placing them on the endangered species list at least for the types commercially grown. Panama disease and its newer sibling...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 10-02-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Are my plants diseased?

I'm still pretty fresh off the farm in terms of nanner plant experiences but i've seen my plants show some of this once in a while.
It can be a drainage problem, and sometimes heat stress, sometimes...
Forum: Other Plants 10-02-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Other non-nanner plants growing indoors

I bought them from growers. I have one test subject recently that I bought from a store just for the sake of trying it, and it was tasty so I thought i'd try growing it.

I can't tell if it's rooted...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-01-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,031
Posted By PlantHoarder
Hiya Re: Smith Mountain Lake

What are your weather patterns there? My area can see temps of 10F and occasionally lower if a random weather inversion occurs because I live near ski mountains. The usual is 25 to 30-ish Farenheight...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-01-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By PlantHoarder
Hello from the mountain regions of the PNW

I have developed a fascination, some might say unhealthy fascination (due to the cost) with growing stuff but it was either that or have tons of cats. I'm not a cat guy..
:0519:

It started with me...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-01-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Spider Mites are killing my plant!!

I have been fortunate in that is one area this season at least that has not been attacked.

There are possible solutions that are not organic but could be more effective against them. The little...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-01-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Icecream banana?

Ice-cream banana is also called a Blue Java banana by various growers as far as I know. I have one parent plant, it's 4 feet tall and very thick. It's producing some offspring that I will break off...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-01-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: New Owner,Musa Basjoo Banana Tree sagging leaves.Help!

I bought some water soluable rose feeding mix. H.D. Or lowes should carry this. Don't focus on what the box says it's for, so much as the mix itself, the miracle grow rose feed mix was 18-24-18....
Forum: Banana Recipes 10-01-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,991
Posted By PlantHoarder
Re: Banana leaves in cooking

I did not know you could use them for eating, I know grape leaves are apparently a thing.
Forum: Other Plants 10-01-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By PlantHoarder
Hiya Other non-nanner plants growing indoors

At the moment I have:

A Ceylon Cinnamon start
2 All spice plants
2 Nutmeg plants - I think they suffered grevious harm during shipping and may not survive.
2 Mint plants
4 Pineapple
1...
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