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Forum: Tiki Hut 12-05-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By saltydad
Re: A Horrible Night

Thank you all for your support. I feel I can now say that he committed suicide with a shotgun in front of his S.O. of 22 years, with whom he had been arguing. Alcoholism was involved. His S.O. feels...
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-28-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By saltydad
A Horrible Night

I lost my birth brother last night. At 56 he was much too young to die. I was one of 5 siblings in my birthfamily. Now its just Cathy and me. May his memory be a blessing.
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-06-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,600
Posted By saltydad
Re: About Richard

Hi Richard. I haven't been on in ages; just stopped by and saw your thread. Sorry to hear about your wife; you may have heard my mom (who I was nursing for 13 years), passed away in 14. I now am in...
Forum: Tiki Hut 08-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By saltydad
Moved-and retired

Been an eventful year so far. Mom died in January, been emptying the house of 50 years accumulation of memories. I couldn't afford to buy out m brothers and sister's shares, so had to move. After a...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 06-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By saltydad
Re: Happy Father"s Day To all Dad's

Thanks. Wish my Dad were still here so I could say the same to him.
Forum: Other Plants 06-04-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,662
Posted By saltydad
Re: How do you kill an extremely invasive tree?

The above recommendations sound right; I've used Ortho Brush Killer with success. From the picture, the plant appears to be a sumac. Good luck, Olaf.
Forum: Other Plants 05-10-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By saltydad
Re: What is this?

It is indeed a bromeliad. Unfortunately I don't know it's scientific name. Enjoy it; I have had one for years, and it pups readily.
Forum: Other Plants 04-22-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By saltydad
Forum: Tiki Hut 03-17-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 90,000
Posted By saltydad
Re: What Are You Listening To?

Love this group!
2CELLOS - Thunderstruck [OFFICIAL VIDEO] - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uT3SBzmDxGk#t=137)
Forum: Other Plants 03-17-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,318
Posted By saltydad
Re: anyone growing amorphophallus?

I have A. konjac outside near my koi pond, a lot of shade there. Comes back each year(2 shoots) but no loom after 5 years. Maybe too much shade? I have a A. bulifer inside. just got it this season,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-03-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,445
Posted By saltydad
Re: Bananas Will Be Gone

Looks like I may be buying a small apt. in Leisure World with my inheritance. With no mortgage or rent, and a $600 monthly co-op fee, should be able to make it frugally. Problem- no place around the...
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-24-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By saltydad
Re: 2 million banana bucks

I'm dawdling along at half a million. Congrats to you Richard.
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-18-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 47,968
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

A Virginia State trooper pulled a car over on I-64 about 2 miles south of the Virginia/ West Virginia State line. When the trooper asked the driver why he was speeding, the driver said he was a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 02-07-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,445
Posted By saltydad
Bananas Will Be Gone

I know I've been kinda sparse here lately, but taking care of Mom has taken almost all of my time. She died 1/12/14 at the age of 93. We're going to have to sell the house, the quicker the better....
Forum: Member Introductions 01-12-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By saltydad
Re: cold hardy bananas

Welcome Caralea! If you are talking about Musa basjoo, my experience has been that I leave everything up through the winter here in zone 7a. I find that the fried leaves act as a protective shroud....
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-07-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 47,968
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

An elderly man in Oklahoma calls his son in New York and says, "I hate to ruin your day son, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are getting a divorce; 45 years of marriage... and that...
Forum: Tiki Hut 12-02-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 47,968
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

What do you call Santa's helpers?
Subordinate Clauses.
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-05-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 47,968
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

Selma Epstein made a trip to Cohen’s butcher shop every Thursday in preparation for Shabbat, and one Thursday she saw something most peculiar – a dog walked right into the butcher shop.
"What’ll...
Forum: Other Plants 09-07-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 232,997
Posted By saltydad
Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

My curcuma emperor var is blooming for the 1st time. Stupendous! Thanks, Brian. Pic below not my plant; my camera...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-06-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,081
Posted By saltydad
Re: HOORAY!!!!! It's BLOOMING!!!!!!!!!!!!! (and some questions)

Wonderful news, and great pics. I too had success for the 1st time after many years,; mine was with my basjoo and an Ensete glauca. Makes all the work worthwhile, doesn't it!?
Forum: Other Plants 07-09-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By saltydad
Re: hardy water lilies

I have heard that the Lily Pons has a lower number of blooms, probably due to the very high number of petals. Is this so? And tell me of your experience with Wanvisa. Some of the pics I've seen show...
Forum: Tiki Hut 06-27-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 47,968
Posted By saltydad
Re: Dumb Jokes

There were three kingdoms, each bordering on the same lake. For centuries, these kingdoms had fought over an island in the middle of that lake. One day, they decided to have it out, once and for...
Forum: Other Plants 06-21-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 49,779
Posted By saltydad
Re: Tomatoes

This year, due to space limitations, I'm only growing two varieties, both new to me. The first is Indigo Rose, a dark purple skin tomato that's high in antioxidants. Taste has been reported as very...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-19-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By saltydad
Re: welcome introduction

A warm and friendly welcome to you, andysage.
Forum: Cold Hardy Bananas 04-13-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,442
Posted By saltydad
Re: Spring maintenance question

I always clean them up for the spring once freeze danger is passed. Just be careful not to cut off any new growth within the p-stem.
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