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Forum: Banana Books, Book Reviews, & Other Reading Material 02-09-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,096
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Bee Hotel Complete

we have a few lovely ones looking for a vacation, do you have any rooms and how do they make reservations?
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-09-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Bananas Will Be Gone

Stay in touch if you can. We all know how much a loss can affect us and hope you don't have a difficult time with the situation. Your mom had a long life with you there for her, thanks for sharing...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 12-24-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By oakshadows
Re: From Oz

May yours be merry and blessed .
Forum: Banana Books, Book Reviews, & Other Reading Material 12-24-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,995
Posted By oakshadows
Forum: Other Plants 12-15-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 27,686
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Red Lady Papaya

seeds taste very good, like capers. Am going to dry a batch for storage. Nice crop, there is only one on our plant and the leaves got burnt bad a few weeks back. Hope it and our Manzanos do also....
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-13-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,956
Posted By oakshadows
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 11-11-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,814
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Happy Veterans Day

it appears that there aren't too many interested in todays meaning. Just another holiday. Hope they wake up and help and thank those who sacrificed for all of us. As a peace time vet, I salute them,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-03-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By oakshadows
Re: My Musa "Cuba"

Good luck, we managed to get 5 plants to fruit and waiting for our Cuban Apple, Manzano, to finish. The fingers are starting to plump so it may not be too long for them to be removed. It was a light...
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 10-26-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By oakshadows
Re: EcoScraps: A Compost Revolution

If they speak the truth then it could be a good product although a bit on the expensive side since horse and dairy compost is offered for free around here, just drop by and pick up. Some even will do...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-26-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By oakshadows
Re: New member in London, UK

Welcome and good growing. Out here in central Florida it is seldom that we have to protect the plants. Mostly light frosts but on occasion a good freeze. We watch the weather channel daily also the...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-26-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Black Thai question

Give it a try, do a few, some times it just needs to be done. Good luck and good growing.
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 10-26-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By oakshadows
Re: EcoScraps: A Compost Revolution

Not knowing what was in the food waste that is being used isn't my idea of organic. For sure most of the food was grown using synthetic fertilizers and what pesticides were used. Not completely...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 10-26-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,188
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween to you also. Fun time of the year except for the temps. 49 degrees now and won't get to 60 until 10 o'clock. Brrrrrrrrrr.
So long as it stays above freezing we may harvest some...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-09-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 821
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Bee Expert to attend 2nd Annual Banana & Fruit Lovers Gathering!

sure wish I could make it, have a very great day.
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-03-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Trying to reason with Hurricane Season

Good luck, lived in the Keys and enjoyed a few hurricanes there and a few here in central Florida. Sure hurts when the winds take more than their share. Stay safe.
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-13-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Naples Florida?

unless you are dead set on Naples it may be to your advantage to look in other areas. the farther south and the nearer to water or coast the properties get more costly. we are in just about the...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-11-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By oakshadows
Re: BananaLatina

Welcome and good growing. Looks like you have good completely "bananas". Thanks and good collecting.
Forum: Tiki Hut 09-11-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Naples Florida?

have been in Florida for over 30 years and love it. Looking for property is a big task, be sure to do your homework as they are a few who will stir you wrong. Many areas are experieincing sink holes,...
Forum: Banana Identification 09-11-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By oakshadows
Re: My two varieties

how old are these? We have a Raja with the first hand opening and will help it to ripe fruit, what ever it takes. Wish us luck.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-11-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Tallahasse nanners

interesting, welcome and we are awaiting an update. Good growing and stay healthy.
Forum: Musa Super Dwarf Cavendish 09-11-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Adding content to Musa Super Dwarf Cavendish Wiki page

I agree with you, it would be nice if we all got together an updated many of plants info. Will find out how to add to the wiki and ask the other members to help also. Good growing and learning.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-08-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Newbie in S Fl

go for a manzano, dwarf brazilian or maybe a raji puri, they thrive and produce good tasty fruit. Good growing and stay healthy.
Forum: Other Plants 09-08-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,810
Posted By oakshadows
Re: Itching when I walk in the garden?

this site has a few good ideas.
Best Natural Insect Repellents and Homemade Herbal Bug Sprays - The Daily Green...
Forum: Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants 09-06-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,747
Posted By oakshadows
Re: What type of pup is this?

good luck with that idea. some get good results but most don't.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 09-06-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,772
Posted By oakshadows
Re: What did you water today

everything got watered, from the beans to the bananas. was a little lazy though so I called the weather guy and asker him to take care of the task. he does good fast work and usually inexpensive,...
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