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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-07-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 29,002
Posted By shopgirl2
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-07-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,970
Posted By shopgirl2
Saba Banana

Want to buy Saba banana tree. I lost all of mine.
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-21-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By shopgirl2
program to post pictures

what program do you use to post pictures?

Thank you and Merry Christmas, all.
Forum: Banana Recipes 12-08-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,751
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: banana leaves prevent skillet/pot sticking

Ladies and Gents: you boil the green banana peels in the container you wish to make teflonish like. The green banana peeling coats the pots/skillets/all with a teflon like covering. My grandmother...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-08-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By shopgirl2
Musa Basjoo bananas

I am still waiting for any response regarding the thread I started about 3 months ago under the title: Finally Bloomed" My Musa Basjoo finally bloomed after two seasons. I am so proud of being...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-19-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,633
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Thousand fingers blooming!!

You live in the tropics, banana growing in D. Republic is a cinch, no? Congratulations. Nice "crop"
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-19-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,407
Posted By shopgirl2
I Did It, Did It, Banana Blooms Finally!

My Basjoo finally sprouted a beautiful pod in October. I will send pictures very soon. Imagine my contentment, I was dancing with joy together with my son. He keps saying: that banana top looks...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-11-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,960
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Fire ants !!

Ladies and Gentlemen: Someone a long time ago, told me this cheap ant/fire ant killer. Buy Dish soap containing glycerine in it. The kind that it is used to wash birds, sea-living animals when...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: How to treat for nematodes, etc.

Farmers here in southeast N.C. use a teaspoonful of sugar when planting tomato plants to kill nematodes; I wonder if it would work as well for banana plants.... any input?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 08-09-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,713
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Hua Moa yield - Short but Fat

congratulation, Sgt. Don. You are becoming a bananaman Mr. Tallymon, perhaps?
Good to see you again online. I was down for a little while. Hope all is well.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 07-12-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,696
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: A new DVD about growing bananas is available

Lots of useful information even though the dvd was for plants growing in Hawaii.
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-16-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 19,227
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Backyard Critters doing damage

please be kind to all animals, DO NOT PUT ANTIFREEZE out to poison them. it is a painful and cruel death. Try something else.
Forum: Tiki Hut 05-16-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,827
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: TyTy

do not buy anything from this business. you will be sorry you did. merchandise is not good when it arrives.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-16-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,509
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Which type grows the tallest the fastest?

why not try the southern Sweet Myrtle? It provides all the above to include height and the aroma is incomparably sweet! I have hedges now which are over 20 feet and full as well!
It provides me...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-03-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Hy Brazilian Monte Cristo

Montecristo or Monte Cristo banana. That is the way we spelled it. After the count of Monte Cristo, maybe?
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 04-07-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,196
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Is there anything on you feel needs improving?

Yes, I feel something very important is how others act towards each other. Professionalism and courtesy towards each other is of the utmost in order to thrive.
Forum: Banana Recipes 03-08-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,304
Posted By shopgirl2
Party Ripe Plantain Dessert

plátanos en almibar
(Ripe plantain dessert)

4 ripe plantains (Use very ripe plantains - more orange in color with a few black spots.)
1/2 cup of butter
2 cups sugar
1 cup of water
2/3 cup cooking...
Forum: Member Introductions 02-17-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Newby- Shopgirl

Thank you all. I learned to appreciate the beauty of nature from both my parents. My dad, Rest in Peace, would talk to me about what makes things grow, why the ugly land toad that lived in our...
Forum: Species Bananas 01-30-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,660
Posted By shopgirl2
Musa Ingens Availability

The following text is from an email that Samson Yuimb send me regarding availability of theMusa Ingens. Rather expensive, wouldn't you say, considering the few seeds?

I thought members might be...
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-24-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,228
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Funny pictures from Tyty-Nursery

Ty-Ty should quit the nursery business and go into pin-ups (putting it mildly?_
Bananas vs.hunks, girlie shows. ohweeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Forum: Banana Identification 12-24-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,231
Posted By shopgirl2
Puerto Rico Banana

There is in Puerto Rico a short type of banana plant. Its leaves are red, some are green. We used to called them pig bananas because they were fed to the pigs. Consumption by humans was okay but...
Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 12-23-2007, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,505
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Poor man's greenhouse

old rain gutters are also great for starting seedlings. Great for those that grow lots of seeds like a large business.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-21-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By shopgirl2
The best Thanksgiving Day has to offer

I want to wish each and everyone of you the best of Holidays.

Warm regards

Forum: Banana Recipes 11-10-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,170
Posted By shopgirl2
Re: Banana leaves in cooking

yes, bananas add a particular delicate taste to dishes. I use it to cook many types of rice recipes. I grew up with the taste and I KNOW it does impart a taste and aroma that unless you are...
Forum: Banana Recipes 11-10-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,878
Posted By shopgirl2
green banana chips

the banana has to be very very green.

cut banana in very thin chips. thread through the middle and hang to dry.

You will know when they are dried enough.

Cut the thread long enough to thread...
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