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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-23-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,611
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: what is the best website to buy a banana plant

Just got my Alocasia Calidora I bought on Ebay (UK) arrive ....................

http://home.freeuk.com/phildave/Alocasia.jpg

Not bad for 4.99.

perhaps another photo when its 5 ft tall methinks !!!
Forum: Member Introductions 04-21-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,560
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: new member

Hello dmreed - Welcome from the UK.

Where about's are you from ?
Forum: Member Introductions 04-20-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,474
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: New Member and Banana Grower in Florida

Hi,
Big welcome from the other side of the big pond.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-20-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,611
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: what is the best website to buy a banana plant

Not a Banana I know - but just purchased a Alocasia calidora through Ebay (UK) - interesting to see what I get for 4.49p.
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Forum: Member Introductions 04-20-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,290
Posted By PHILDAVE
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-14-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,611
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: what is the best website to buy a banana plant

Sorry,
Meant to add onto the last post.

If anyone is from the South (United Kingdom) there is a fantasic nursery called "Architectural Plants" which is about 20 mins drive from Brighton. Worth going...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-14-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,611
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: what is the best website to buy a banana plant

Apologies if this is "bringing the tone down", but I have had quite a bit of success buying plants on .................................................. Ebay.

Yes, I did say Ebay. Not quite sure...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-14-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: Hello from Isleton, California

Harvey,
Big welcome from "across the pond" in the UK.

I'm going to try my hand at melons this year as well (in the greenhouse), never grown them before - we should compare notes/success at the...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-14-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: Hello!

Debra,

Big welcome from across the "pond"

Phil
Growing Bananas in the UK (http://www.hardybananas.co.uk)
Forum: Member Introductions 04-14-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,843
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: Evening Rain Farm says hello from the Big Island

Wow !! - sounds like heaven.

Big welcome from the UK

Phil
Growing Bananas in the UK (http://www.hardybananas.co.uk)
Forum: Member Introductions 04-12-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: Hi from the UK

Hi,
Wecome, from the not so far UK county of Kent.
Personally, I have always used Chicken manure pellets (any garden center/tesco's)- not sure if its the "official" fertiliser but my Basjoo's don't...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-10-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: Hi from The Netherlands

Startrek,

BIG welcome from the UK

Phil
Growing Bananas in the UK (http://www.hardybananas.co.uk)
Forum: Member Introductions 04-10-2009, 04:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: Newby

Marie, (same name as my wife)........................

Welcome from the other side of the pond.

Phil
Growing Bananas in the UK (http://www.hardybananas.co.uk)
Forum: Member Introductions 04-10-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: New Guy on the forum

Rhett

Welcome from the other side of the pond.

Phil
Growing Bananas in the UK (http://www.hardybananas.co.uk)
Forum: Member Introductions 04-10-2009, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
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Views: 1,204
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: new

ArchAngeL01,
Not sure where your'e from, but the law of averages say the US, so if you are -Welcome from the other side of the pond and if your'e not ............apologies.

Phil
Growing Bananas in...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-10-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: Hello

Floridagal88,

Guess I did'nt have to find you on the map to guess where your'e from..........

Welcome from the other side of the pond.

Phil
Growing Bananas in the UK (http://www.hardybananas.co.uk)
Forum: Member Introductions 04-10-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,407
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: Southern California banana lover

Snowbird,

Welcome from the other side of the pond.

Phil
Growing Bananas in the UK (http://www.hardybananas.co.uk)
Forum: Bananas.org Site News 04-10-2009, 04:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 59,666
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: Welcome new members to Bananas.org

Patty,

Welcome from the UK

Phil
Growing Bananas in the UK (http://www.hardybananas.co.uk)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-10-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,389
Posted By PHILDAVE
Basjoo's Uncovered

As the weather is reported to be bad over the Easter period I thought I would get out first thing and "unwrap" my Musa Basjoo's (hav'nt had the time so far)....
Forum: Other Plants 04-03-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By PHILDAVE
Smile Re: My Yucca Ruined !!

Thanks for all the comments - by the sound of it, all is not lost !!

Phil
Growing Bananas in the UK (http://www.hardybananas.co.uk)
Forum: Other Plants 04-02-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By PHILDAVE
Angry My Yucca Ruined !!

May have mentioned before, have a place in Jerez Spain. Since we purchased I have desparately been trying to grow Banana's there (England, Great) but Spain no good - mainly because we are unable to...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 03-17-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: Summers arrived in the UK

Got a place over in Spain (near Jerez) and going over there next week. Looked at the weather and its even better over there than here - 68 - 71 degree's. Although I need it, the last 2 occasions I...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 03-15-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By PHILDAVE
Summers arrived in the UK

Summer, (well at least spring) is here in the UK............... Yipee !!! :woohoonaner:

Not sure about the rest of you in the UK but today here in Orpington was absolutley fantastic !!!

TIMETABLE...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-08-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By PHILDAVE
Re: hello - Bananas in the uk?

Hi Val

Yes, Im from Bromley in Kent & yes I have had great success over the past few years growing Bananas (although I only leave my Basjoo's out to overwinter). I've just joined too and have just...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-08-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,032
Posted By PHILDAVE
Hello from the UK II

Hi all,

As promised in my last post (actually it was my first (ever) post), went out this morning and took a photograph of the 4 Musa Basjoo's that I left out to overwinter with their "overcoats"...
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