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Forum: Other Plants 01-17-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,442
Posted By Tangy
Re: Palms and nanners in the snow...

I just might give it a try and I like your attitiude about perserving until it grows.

This might be old news to you palm growers/experts but I pass it along anyway.
I was reading about a new and...
Forum: Other Plants 01-17-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,442
Posted By Tangy
Re: Palms and nanners in the snow...

Great pictures Randy. I think I will do a little research on Trachycarpus fortunei to see if it might live here.
Forum: Other Plants 01-17-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By Tangy
Re: Thread appreciating Randy's Palm protection!

Cool! Thanks, I looked up Iresine herbstii on google images and most of the pictures are that particular plant. Maybe they are related or called different names in different areas but my chicken...
Forum: Other Plants 01-16-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By Tangy
Re: Thread appreciating Randy's Palm protection!

Whatever it is, its fast growing as it was a 2 inch cutting mid summer. I bought it at very inexpensive local nursery that does not label all their plants.

We have a total of 4 cats and...
Forum: Other Plants 01-16-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By Tangy
Re: Thread appreciating Randy's Palm protection!

Thanks! I am sure you know how it goes, I did not plan to have so many plants in my house. In that photo in additon to the palm is: Cycad, Cannas, elephant ears, dwarf cavendish, Christmas cactus,...
Forum: Other Plants 01-16-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By Tangy
Re: Thread appreciating Randy's Palm protection!

Thanks Randy, heres a few photos of it in the house. After reading up at the links you provided me, I decided to plant outside in the...
Forum: Other Plants 01-15-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By Tangy
Re: Thread appreciating Randy's Palm protection!

well done indeed. Thanks to Randy and his palm links I recently bought my first palm. It is a needle palm I bought on Sanibel Island in Fla.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-17-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,657
Posted By Tangy
Re: Greenhouse

Very crafty of you. Looks good and the price was right........:gif_esqui
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 11-16-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,016
Posted By Tangy
Re: question on winterizing basjoo

Sandy I think I did something similar to yout techinique.

I recommend a camoflague tarp......

Frost damage showing

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f321/mikemoran/DCP_0001-1.jpg

before chop
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-14-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,029
Posted By Tangy
Re: Red Kru blooming

^^^ Thanks for the reply. The thought struck me as I was looking at your photos for some reason.....:2757:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-14-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,029
Posted By Tangy
Re: Red Kru blooming

Great pictures. Can't wait to see a banana bloom in person! :sumbrero:

Newbie question- do the banana flowers have a odor? good or bad?
Forum: Other Plants 11-08-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,018
Posted By Tangy
Re: Keeping EE's over the winter

Thanks I think I am going to employ your method! :bananas_b :bananas_b
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-06-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,980
Posted By Tangy
Re: Sad day in SE Tennessee!!!

Thanks Randy! I amazed at how much your plants grew in one year. Lows in the high 20's tonight..........:coldbanana:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-05-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,980
Posted By Tangy
Re: Sad day in SE Tennessee!!!

Thanks Randy, I value your advice as you are one of the closest members to me in terms of physical proximity although I guess I am slightly higher and colder than you. I wonder if I could get away...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-05-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,980
Posted By Tangy
Re: Sad day in SE Tennessee!!!

Wow! Great photos, I too am curious, what are you going to do next? I am still trying to figure out my winterizing plans.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-31-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,016
Posted By Tangy
Re: question on winterizing basjoo

Lots to think about there at the link you provided. Thanks. I had wondered about the possibility of burying the entire plant before. I just read in that link:

"Musa Basjoo is protected over winter...
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-28-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,016
Posted By Tangy
Re: question on winterizing basjoo

First frost likely tonight or tomorrow night! Time to get busy.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-24-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By Tangy
Re: Super Dwarf

D'oh!


:bananas_b
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-21-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,939
Posted By Tangy
Re: Musa sikkimensis 'Darjelling Giant' "Amazing night banana"

That night photo is great. I am hoping to branch out next year with more varieties of cold hardy bananas and I appreciate the suggestion.

:gif_esqui :gif_esqui
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 10-05-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,664
Posted By Tangy
Re: Basjoo flowers zone 6b

right on. nice photo. i am still so new to growing bananas that i did not know basjoo would do that.

:nanadrink:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-05-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,218
Posted By Tangy
Re: Apple Blooming pics

Fantastic and inspiring pictures!

:0488: :0488: :0488:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-04-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,023
Posted By Tangy
Re: Snake in the Potting Shed

coral- red on black venom lack, red on yellow kill a fellow?? pretty sure thats right.

:gif_esqui
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 09-29-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,016
Posted By Tangy
Re: question on winterizing basjoo

Has anyone ever tried a "Wall O Water" to protect their plants?

http://www.weauction4you.com/images/wow/wow3.jpg
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,671
Posted By Tangy
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-03-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By Tangy
Re: Shakin' and Bakin'

Good luck. We are baking too although not as hot as you. Theres an article in the local paper about how the drought is killing lots of the Japanese Maples in the area. I lost 4 blueberry plants I put...
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