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Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-28-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 37,939
Re: New house, new chapter

Maybe a dumb question Richard but can you add fertilizers to the system e.g. for each planter separate. Or is this not neccessary?
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-18-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 930
Re: Bull

Forum: Main Banana Discussion 01-17-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Re: Winter is killing my Dwarf Cavendish, please help!

You can root that part(pup), ive done that before in the past with DC.
Press it slightly in normal potting soil and keep it upright with a few sticks.
Keep the soil moist but not wet. Don't put it...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 03-24-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Re: Looking for US contact

It's all about money. I once bought 2 Encephalartos plants in South Africa. They came with a phyto certificate for wich i had to pay ofcourse. Then i had to pay for the Dutch import permit. I emailed...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 03-18-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,132
Re: Stinging caterpillars on bananas!

This nasty one?

Oak Processionary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (

They spray the oak trees with poison over here.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 03-15-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Re: Leaf sealed at the top

Nothing serious, it can be worse, see my banana from a number of years back.. (
Forum: Tiki Hut 01-29-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 49,120
Re: Climate change hoax exposed?

Maybe a nice read for you all. This is a famous University in what is called "Food Valley" in the Netherlands.

Climate & Water - Wageningen UR...
Forum: Other Plants 05-12-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Re: Variegated Agave Attenuata

Nice, i have one in a pot, not a variegated. It's maybe 10 years old and
it developed a stem wich leans downwards. It's always inside as it can't stand
the cold rain here, the leaves become ugly. I...
Forum: Tiki Hut 02-05-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,863
Re: I need Spring

After two harsh winters we now broke the low for February and there is more to come. The previous record low was from 1956, -22C or -8F.
The good thing is, we are preparing for the "Elfsteden tocht"....
Forum: Other Plants 12-31-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,963
Re: Suffolk Red Seedless Grape

Looks like the vitis is not in its resting period, here in Holland januari is the
time to prune it. Normally in march it is growing again and then you should not prune anymore.

Forum: Contests! 11-18-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,880
Forum: Tiki Hut 11-16-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,804
Re: The Thread Thread

We can't do without thread, what would live be without thread? We would walk around naked, we could not catch fish..and so on. Glad you started this most important discussion Mitchel,...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 11-01-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,440
Re: LED Growlights… experience, anyone?

I guess Richard is right. I used the unscientific approach and checked
wich growlights are sold in Cannabis growshops in Holland. They all sell
400 and 600 watt bulbs, no LED lights. In my opinion...
Forum: Tiki Hut 10-28-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,130
Re: Ways to Save the Earth

Thanks, it is too late I think, Al Gore said it, my country will disappear under water. It is dunno with the Dutch.

Forum: DIY - Gardening Do It Yourself 10-15-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,828
Re: Nice vegetable gardening site to check out

I will give you my honest opinion. It's just another website designed to make money. Are you into domaining?

Forum: Social Announcements & Good Wishes 10-13-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,746
Re: AnnaJW passed away

R.I.P. Anna

Forum: Tiki Hut 10-01-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Tax on Fat

Denmark has introduced a tax on fat. This means things like pizza's, butter, flesh and so on will be much more expensive.
This is the beginning of the end, the government is going to decide what
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 09-26-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,901
Re: Banana mat???

Banana Mat is a welknown banana grower from Puerto Rico

Forum: Tiki Hut 07-15-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,798
Re: Google+

Yes it is and when you go out on the street it's exactly the same. Almost every move you make can be traced.

Big brother is watching you

Forum: Tiki Hut 07-15-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,798
Re: Google+

Google already knows you better than you know yourself. That's the purpose
of these kind of things, to collect information.

Forum: Other Plants 07-08-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,960
Re: plant Identification

Hard to say, if it is a Cycad it is most likely some sort of Zamia.

Forum: Banana Seed Germination Forum 06-22-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,587
Re: Kluai Nam Wa

Well, this is what Gabe says in another thread.

'Namwah' (along with some other common ABB cultivars) actually do form seeds quite readily if pollinated. However, the seeds are rarely viable and if...
Forum: Banana Identification 06-22-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,471
Re: Gran Nain and Dwarf Cavendish

Left to right. Dwarf Cavendish, Gran Nain and Super Dwarf Cavendish.
Note the leafshape of the Gran Nain. It's less round, more narrow. Maybe this will change
overtime as the Gran Nain is a bit...
Forum: Banana Identification 06-10-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,471
Re: Gran Nain and Dwarf Cavendish

Thanks Ron and Mushtaq86!!!!My camera is not working at the moment but
asap i will make side by side pics of my Gran Nain and Dwarf Cavendish.
The shape of the leaves of Gran Nain look different,...
Forum: Banana Identification 06-07-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,471
Gran Nain and Dwarf Cavendish

Now that i have obtained a Gran Nain i wonder if anybody can tell the
differences between this one and Dwarf Cavendish. According to wiki
the pseudostem looks different but i don't see it.
The only...
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