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by B19bst
Tue Oct 22, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Fence stain colours
Replies: 105
Views: 10034

Re: Fence stain colours

Earlier this year I did all my fence panels black and my shed too. Made a huge difference I think. Now going to build some big concrete and rendered planters and paint white which would look good against a black fence.
by B19bst
Sun Oct 20, 2013 5:44 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Chinese Yellow Bananas - Musella lasiocarpa anyone grow?
Replies: 33
Views: 2648

Re: Chinese Yellow Bananas - Musella lasiocarpa anyone grow?

I have a couple too. I find there slow growers and not hardy at all really.
by B19bst
Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Deck blocks
Replies: 13
Views: 923

Re: Deck blocks

I do like decking but just to warn people that if your decking is over 1 foot high you will need planning permission. Someone 3 months ago grassed us up about our decking around our swimming pool so we had the planning round from the council. As ours was 4 feet high he said we needed permission and ...
by B19bst
Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:05 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: monkey statue yay or nay?
Replies: 32
Views: 972

Re: monkey statue yay or nay?

I quite like it actually. With the right surrounding it could look pretty good.
by B19bst
Sun Sep 08, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Has anyone got a musa griersonii
Replies: 39
Views: 3130

Re: Has anyone got a musa griersonii

I was only saying as it was an interesting read.
by B19bst
Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:51 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Can you dry store a musa sikkimensis
Replies: 7
Views: 1051

Re: Can you dry store a musa sikkimensis

Thanks for the info guys. I guess I will keep in the greenhouse this winter and store outside the following as its still pretty young.so is it only ensete's you dry store in the banana world.

Dean
by B19bst
Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:49 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Musa zaifui becomes a highly desirable banana
Replies: 27
Views: 1875

Re: Musa zaifui becomes a highly desirable banana

Very nice nana.

If you ever wanted to swap or sell a pup let me know save as I am collecting all different types of nana's.

Dean
by B19bst
Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:42 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Has anyone got a musa griersonii
Replies: 39
Views: 3130

Re: Has anyone got a musa griersonii

Strange.i have copied some and done photo bucket on some as its an attachment on the page and wouldn't copy over. This is an extremely rare Musa (and beautiful) from Bhutan known only from one collection a long time ago, it exists nowhere else and hasn\'t been seen in ages. The reason I brought this...
by B19bst
Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Can you dry store a musa sikkimensis
Replies: 7
Views: 1051

Can you dry store a musa sikkimensis

Can you only dry store maurelli and monti ensete's.

If not what others can you dry store over winter.
by B19bst
Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: FINALLY :) got my hands on Ensete Hiniba :):):)
Replies: 139
Views: 10688

Re: FINALLY :) got my hands on Ensete Hiniba :):):)

Silly me... Where would be the best place to purchase one.
by B19bst
Sat Aug 31, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: FINALLY :) got my hands on Ensete Hiniba :):):)
Replies: 139
Views: 10688

Re: FINALLY :) got my hands on Ensete Hiniba :):):)

Anyone have any pups of these they want too sell.

Lovely banana. All looking fab
by B19bst
Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Red elephant ears
Replies: 7
Views: 584

Re: Red elephant ears

That's a shame as they look lovely
by B19bst
Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Red elephant ears
Replies: 7
Views: 584

Red elephant ears

Does any one have these or know where to get them

Here is a pic I found, really like them.

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