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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,566
Posted By harveyc
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,566
Posted By Bob
Re: Malaysian Cultivar - Pisang Kari - The Tasteless 'Naner

Very interesting plant to me. I assume it still has some of the nutritional value of a banana/ plaintain and the fact that it's tasteless should be looked at as an advantage. A lot of people eat tofu...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-16-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,128
Posted By kenandbea
Joy Re: Subscribe to Bananas Quarterly!

I just subscribed so all I need now is the password.

I sure hope the momentum keeps going as I would love to see it become a hard copy. In the meantime I will surley enjoy the e-mail...
Forum: Other Plants 06-15-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,126
Posted By CValentine
Smile Re: Show your VARIEGATED Plants here!

Beautiful plants Mark!

Here is a pic of the other variegated Hydrangea I picked up.
No blooms, but the light foliage is gorgeous to...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-15-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By Lagniappe
Strange velutina

Have any of you seen a velutina bud leave the p-stem and lay over in this manner? The petioles are very pink on every leaf too. Could this have something to do with the coffee grounds and hay I've...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-15-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 57,503
Posted By Mark Hall
Re: Post a Pic of Yourself!

I am not a very photogenic person...but what the hell. Apologies for the semi NUDE shot:ha:

Lilith, you can drain my Blood anyday:ha:
Forum: Other Plants 06-15-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,126
Posted By Mark Hall
Re: Show your VARIEGATED Plants here!

A few from me.
Variegated Ricinus,
Basjoo
Sikkimensis
Hedychium Tahitian Flame
Zingiber Mioga "Dancing Crane"
Colocasia Black Marble
tatty Cyperus
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-14-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,792
Posted By harveyc
Re: We all have a story about how we got started, I'd love to hear yours!

I forgot what started my initial interest in bananas until I dug up a photo of my son and some bananas taken in Madeira, Portugal in November 2004 (posted on another thread a month or two ago). My...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-14-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By saltydad
Re: Guidelines

John- I have to be one of the biggest "offenders", but usually it's only for a while that the thread is derailed, and the ride is kinda fun don't you think, until we get back to the point of the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-14-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,792
Posted By Simply Bananas
Re: We all have a story about how we got started, I'd love to hear yours!

Here is my novella. Its a long winded and rambling yarn:

I live in Charleston which sits on a peninsula nestled between the Ashley and the Cooper rivers on two sides and Charleston Harbor on the...
Forum: Other Plants 06-14-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,126
Posted By scottdurand
Party Re: Show your VARIEGATED Plants here!

Here are a few of mine. I have so many variegated oddballs that I really need to get out and take some pics to post. The Amorph I have pictured has a beautiful pattern on it (light blue, yellow and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-14-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,792
Posted By CValentine
Cool Re: We all have a story about how we got started, I'd love to hear yours!

((Sigh)) Where to begin...

It was a dark and stormy night... :D

I am an avid Home-schooling Mother of 5 children, aged 20(graduated, now college), 14(8th grade), 9(5th grade), 5(1st grade) & 3years...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-14-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,792
Posted By kaczercat
Re: We all have a story about how we got started, I'd love to hear yours!

It was back in 2006 or 2007 i had heard of Banana plants and i knew they were cold hardy where i was so- Musa basjoo) i was out one day with my mother. we were on our way to a festival. We passed a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-14-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,792
Posted By LilRaverBoi
Re: We all have a story about how we got started, I'd love to hear yours!

Alright...just to warn you...this will probably end up being a novel. I'm incapable of writing small passages, especially when telling stories!

I grew up on a farm outside a small town in Iowa...
Forum: Other Plants 06-14-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,126
Posted By damaclese
Re: Show your VARIEGATED Plants here!

i thought id throw in a picture of the HY Brazilian sins its highly rare at this point no telling when it will be released from the FHIA people if ever iv found it to be quite stunning in its...
Forum: Other Plants 06-14-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,126
Posted By Lagniappe
Re: Show your VARIEGATED Plants here!

Musa 'Florida Variegate'

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=18333&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=18333&ppuser=766)
Forum: Tiki Hut 06-13-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 48,672
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

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Forum: Other Plants 06-13-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,037
Posted By lorax
Re: Palm Lovers' Talk - A place to talk Palms!

OK, Tog, as promised, here's the shorty Geonoma I was talking about, very similar to your little palms, and also some of the taller palms that are used for timber. These photos are all from Moravia,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-13-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By MediaHound
Re: Guidelines

Our rules are here:
Bananas.org Rules (http://www.bananas.org/rules.php)
We don't have any rules really about how to treat the ebb and flow of a conversation aside from the obvious things like...
Forum: Other Plants 06-13-2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,037
Posted By musaboru
Re: Palm Lovers' Talk - A place to talk Palms!

Here are some very bad pics I took of some very gigantic Washingtonias in Los Angeles (under June Gloom).
http://i39.tinypic.com/10hvngj.jpg
http://i39.tinypic.com/ix6trb.jpg

And this is probably as...
Forum: Tiki Hut 06-12-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 48,672
Posted By buzzwinder
Re: Dumb Jokes

Garden Snakes can Be Deadly


Garden Grass Snakes also known as Garter Snakes (Thamnophissirtalis) can be
dangerous. Yes, grass snakes, not rattlesnakes. Here's why.

A couple in Sweetwater ,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,792
Posted By john_ny
Re: We all have a story about how we got started, I'd love to hear yours!

I had an aquarium fish import business, and we sold a few plants also. I traveled a lot, and would bring fish and plants back from all over. My wife is a hospital operating room supervisor. Many...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,322
Posted By tophersmith
Re: Sam Ruby Yay!!!

Tog,

U will always be my fellow cigar smoking, banana loving amigo.

Chris
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,322
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: Sam Ruby Yay!!!

Tog- I don't think anyone was upset with you. OK, I was. Wanna fight??? Of course we're all friends here!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 06-12-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,792
Posted By Bananaman88
Re: We all have a story about how we got started, I'd love to hear yours!

OK, so I got started one night when my Mom and Dad were in their bedroom- what?? Oh, not that far back! OK, I see, just how we got started with the plant craze. Sorry about that.

Well, I grew up...
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