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Search: Posts Made By: Kenzie_POM
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-24-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,368
Posted By Magilla Gorilla
New AeAe leaf emerging :)

We had two days of sustained 40 mile an hour winds with 60 mile gusts last week. Then we had four days of 93 degrees. My three AeAe survived! :) The two of them are around six plus feet tall and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-18-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,534
Posted By Chironex
Re: raja puri growth

Be careful when you stand up, your feet are on the wrong legs.
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-24-2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By Lagniappe
Re: Ouch...poison something

Kenzie, I'm so sorry that you had to go through that. I've been able to handle poison ivy all my life.....until last year. I had a vine growing on a tree between my house and the neighbors place. We...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-21-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By lorax
Re: Ouch...poison something

Tog - Aroid sap can be remedied by dousing the affected area immediately in alcohol. I like Aguardiente for this, but Vodka is probably your most available bet.
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-21-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By Patty in Wisc
Re: Ouch...poison something

Glad you are OK Kenzie. I learned to always wear shoes outside now. 3 yrs ago I got a light bee sting on bottom of a toe & ended up in E room. My throat was closing up & I had hives all over me. ...
Forum: Other Plants 09-13-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,667
Posted By Richard
Re: mango germination

Yeah! Definitely don't give up! An experienced gardener is someone who only kills 1 out of 10 plants!

Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-10-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,836
Posted By damaclese
Re: Coffee grounds in compost or as a fertilizer

being a Starbucks employ say: we use the coffee grounds for compost but as Richard said they are rather acid i only top dress with them on my Azaleas and other acid loving plants by the way guys and...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-09-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,836
Posted By Richard
Re: Coffee grounds in compost or as a fertilizer

Really? The soil probes sold at big-box stores in the nursery section run about $15 and last for several years.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-07-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,836
Posted By mskitty38583
Re: Coffee grounds in compost or as a fertilizer

i use coffee grounds and the filters in my compost. i dont think id use the decaf ones.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-07-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,836
Posted By island cassie
Re: Coffee grounds in compost or as a fertilizer

Kenzie - in South Africa they used to topdress the playing fields with coffee grounds from the local factory, and I have always used them both in the compost heap and on the ground. I wouldn't think...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-05-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,120
Posted By island cassie
1,000 fingers

The thousand fingers I had from Jarred on the 14th July has taken off without a blink, and is obviously a goer!!
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-02-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By bepah
The value of feeding

For most folks, planting bananas into the ground right from the will produce moderate and pleasing growth, providing a tropical look that lasts quite a while. In fact, if nothing else is done, with a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-02-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By Tropicallvr
Re: Mutant maurelli

In the TC forum it was mentioned that TCer's have to go back to the original plant stock(after tcing 4 generations of plants) so that the plants don't end up with mutations from tcing over and over....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-01-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,244
Posted By Randy4ut
Hiya Just took some pics...

Wife took some pics for me to kinda have a different persective of the backyard and thought I would share them. Quite a few, so here is a link to a kinda slideshow... Please ignore the first slide as...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-30-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,040
Posted By island cassie
Bananas on Jamaica

Reports say that Jamaica's bananas were about 2 weeks away from harvest and hurricane Gustav has destroyed 70-100% of the crop. The St Mary Banana plantation has been completely flattened. As of...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-28-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,168
Posted By Gabe15
Garden Photos

Forum: Contests! 08-27-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,855
Posted By Rmplmnz
Contest Closed: September 2008 Contest...for One Hand of Praying Hands Fruit!!!!

Note: Contest is we wait for the bananas to ripen...any day now....

One guess…

North or South Raceme and date of first yellow banana…..

Make your guess quick,..once the date is gone...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-21-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By thebes11
Unhappy Fay is pounding my nanas.

The acutual bananas are ok, but the plants are taking a pounding. Many broken leaf stalks, all the leaves are shredded.

...and the worst is still to come. Highest winds are expected tomorrow...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-18-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,095
Posted By Richard
Re: Fay, West Florida Landfall possible?

Incoming ... :islandsharkbanana:
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-16-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 55,444
Posted By Richard
Re: Members Yard Photos

Each zone has its possibilities. For example, Dogwood is one of a multitude of plants that you can successfully grow, but at my place will just hate it. The North American Fruit Explorers...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-16-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,095
Posted By island cassie
Re: Fay, West Florida Landfall possible?

Good luck Kenzie - not wishing it your (or anyones) way at all!!
Forum: Tiki Hut 08-16-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,509
Posted By Simply Bananas
A little(actually a lot of) Banana Music!

I made this list 3 Springs ago to keep me motivated against frost, bugs(no see ums) hail, and drought. It worked. I hope the link does to!

There are some great, funny, political, and soothing...
Forum: Other Plants 08-09-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By dablo93
Croatia pics.

on Holiday i went to croatia (istria) and venice and here are some...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-04-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,230
Posted By pitangadiego
Banana Primer with Pix

I finally have my banana seminar from last year roughed in with the pictures from the presentation. I hope to add quite a bit of material this fall, after fig...
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