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Forum: Other Plants 11-02-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 83,042
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Joy Re: What did you harvest today (other plants)?

Ron (Ron_mcb) reminded me that we had already had our first frost this year when I PMed him questions of my pomegranate fruits. Sure enough, I checked my pomegranate tree the next morning and...
Forum: Other Plants 11-02-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 83,042
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Question Re: What did you harvest today (other plants)?

:03: Hi, Ante,

What's the name of the fruit you show in the Share an Image thread? I saw the picture yesterday but didn't know what they were. Thanks!
Forum: Other Plants 11-02-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,750
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Thumbs up Re: Digging up cannas (and want more!)

:03:Thank you, Juni. Using laundry bags is a great idea, very creative. Potato bags are what I normally use to store my tulip or hyacinth bulbs.

I only have very common cannas. Since deer eat...
Forum: Other Plants 11-02-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,750
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Thumbs up Re: Digging up cannas (and want more!)

:03:Thanks a bunch, Andrew. Next time when I have a root rot problem, I'll know what to do. Your canna rhizomes look beautiful. I doubt mine will look so healthy.

Here in Georgia landscaping...
Forum: Other Plants 11-01-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,013
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Mail Re: Germinating tree peony seeds

Yes, air layering and germinating from seeds are the preferred ways of propergating peonies accordong to some youtube videos I watched a while ago. And yes, I typically have to wait a year or more...
Forum: Other Plants 11-01-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,013
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Wink Re: Germinating tree peony seeds

Very encouraging and great information, Steve. :bananas_b


Are peony susceptible to many insects problems? From my own experience of growing vegetable and fruit vines in the last few years, they...
Forum: Other Plants 10-31-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,013
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Smile Re: Germinating tree peony seeds

Hello, Steve,

How drought tolerant are TPs? What are the mature width and height? With the severe summer drought in the last few years, it's hard to grow anything new.

And thank you for the...
Forum: Other Plants 10-29-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,750
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Question Re: Digging up cannas (and want more!)

Hi,

I have a question for you all. When you dry your canna rhizomes, do you leave them in a sunny area or shady area?

My cannas are planted next to my iris and are taking over the garden. If I...
Forum: Other Plants 10-28-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,013
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Re: Germinating tree peony seeds

Steve,

Thank you! You have been more than helpful.

A few of my neighbor also have peonies, but I never tried collecting their seeds because of the color. It was an Asian grocery store that I had...
Forum: Other Plants 10-28-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,013
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Question Re: Germinating tree peony seeds

:03: Hi, Steve,

Thank you for sharing your knowledge on germinating peony seeds and others. This thread has been very informational.

Peony was brought to my attention by someone at bananas.org. ...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,011
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Re: I give up...

Randy,

Try this:

When you are editing you post, if you have a picture (not a link) to be displayed, you can manually type in , followed by the address/url of your photo, and then . The word IMG...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,011
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Re: I give up...

What do you see when you click on the PREVIEW POST button? You should see your picture in the preview mode or not?
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,011
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Mail Re: I give up...

Randy,

The two easiest methods are to copy and past either the image code or the html code directly into the editing window of your post.

Since I don't own a photobucket account, I'm using someone...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-25-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
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Views: 1,254
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Re: ?

Looks like some threads are missing in the database and they were there earlier.
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-25-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,227
Views: 227,687
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Question Re: Share an image!

Howard,

Do you mean cosmos will lose their color as days get colder? The cosmos I saw in Golden Gate Park fascinated me, but another cosmos plant at Stanford University had tons of ants on it. Do...
Forum: Site Help & Feedback 10-15-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,198
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Question Re: Is this only me, or?

I'm :confused: about your question. Do you no longer have a small icon (ABC with a checkmark underneath) above the smilie images? You may have to use the scroll bar to scroll to the right.
Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 10-15-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,216
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Smile Re: How To Make a Mango (Fruit) Picker With Materials Around The House

:pinwheelnaner: Hello, Dean,

How is your Persimmon tree doing after the summer drought? Have you tried your newly acquired fruit picker yet? I hope it works well for picking persimmons. ;)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 10-15-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,153
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Wink Re: Banana growth pics from Las Vegas

What a great accomplishment! I'm impressed. Congratulations!!!
Forum: Other Plants 09-28-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Wink Re: Agaves, agaves, and more agaves!!!

A very attractive collection of agaves you have there, Randy. http://www.bananas.org/images/icons/icon14.gif Although I canít help you with any of the missing names, Iíd like to compliment you on a...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-28-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,861
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Re: Bananas in SE TN...

Randy,

I thought crawlspace was what you meant as my late father-in-law had one, too. My house does not come with a crawlspace, so I canít apply the same methodology to any of my plants on a trail...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-27-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,861
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Re: Bananas in SE TN...

Randy,

I'm not clear on "under the house" part. Do you mind clarifying it a bit for me? Thanks!
Forum: Other Plants 09-27-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,885
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Smile Re: Red Lady Papaya is Fruiting!

Thanks, Noah, for the tips on the sprayer and the homemade pesticide you use. Itís always great to learn from other members.



Interestingly my neighbor uses a BB gun. That seems to work for him,...
Forum: Other Plants 09-26-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,885
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Re: Red Lady Papaya is Fruiting!

Noah,

I totally agree with Mary that fresh papaya seeds are very easy to geminate. My tallest papaya tree is only about four feet tall since I never thinned out my papaya tress and fertilized them...
Forum: Other Plants 09-17-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 131,195
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Bananas Brindando Re: What'cha got sprouting? (other plants)

Cam, your plumeria seedling is lovely. I hope it continues to grow well in the winter.


Yug, how exciting! Some web site says Ko (Koh) sugar cane is the sweetest of all. Did you start from...
Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 09-13-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,164
Posted By soundofthemusic1
Unhappy Re: Patty in Wisc

My deepest condolences go to Pattyís family. She has a great heart and shall be well remembered. :(
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