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by Troppoz
Sun Mar 30, 2008 2:08 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

and more!
by Troppoz
Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:50 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

Here are some more... You will have to excuse the mess in the garden - it has really been too wet to get out and do much in the garden - well thats my excuse anyway :eyes: You can see the travellers palm (Ravenala) in this one and if you look closely you can see the flower bracts. They are nothing t...
by Troppoz
Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:19 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

No sorry I dont have the Hedychium that you are looking for - it is a lovely one and I wouldnt mind some myself but I have never seen it Im afraid. Hedychiums are a declared noxious weed in some parts of the country so if that species isnt already in the country then I doubt that the authorities wou...
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:01 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

Mark we only have the commercial bananas cavendish and ladies fingers here in the Northern Territory - due to the large banana industry here they do not allow any imports of other bananas into the state which is a real shame. I do have a few ladies fingers but mate honestly here in the tropics they ...
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

BTW if anyone is interested in recieving a few Aussie immigrants in the mail send me a personal message and I will see what I can do.

Night night :wink: :wink:
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

OK I couldnt stop...and it is Sunday tomorrow after all so I can sleep in a bit...

I think this is just about all I have digitally until I get out and about tomorrow with the camera.

I know its still wintry over there but would love to see some more pictures of your gardens!
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

OK just a few more for you - its almost midnight here and if I dont get to bed then I might just turn into a pumpkin...

Glad you have all enjoyed sharing my garden with me! :D
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

Well here are some more if you people are not yet sick of looking at my garden pics....
These ones show a bit more of the garden.

Well David the day bed could be a bit hard to post and the dogs will be very dissapointed if I gave it away as its their bed to sleep on...
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

No we have plenty of dry zone plants growing around here - Darwin has a wet/dry climate so we do have jungle and rainforest but also the more 'bush' type plants as well. Plenty of grevilleas are native to this area and I have some in my garden and happy to send seed when I do. Mostly I like to grow ...
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:48 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

Thanks - the pack all get along like family...they love each others company! The bird is a sun conure and her name is Lola - I wont tell her that someone thought she was a budgie or she will be mighty upset... Glad you enjoy my pics - they are all close ups of flowers but as I said I will get some o...
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

The last pic is my family - as you can see they all get on quite well....
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:28 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

OK thankyou all for the warm friendly welcome. I have nutted out the pic thingy and have been having some problems so will post 3 pics at a time. Mostly of orchid and hibiscus flowers but I will also sneak one in of my 'kids'.... I will go out into the garden tomorrow and take a few more pics of the...
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:10 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

Hmmm... it seems that my pics are 100 pixels too wide to upload. Anyone have any ideas how i can make the pics fit? Otherwise you will just have to close your eyes and imagine...
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:05 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Re: Hello from tropical Australia

OK have uploaded some existing pics but have yet to get out to take some new pics but here are some for you to see
by Troppoz
Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:18 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hello from tropical Australia
Replies: 100
Views: 3401

Hello from tropical Australia

Hi there everyone - just came across your site and have really enjoyed reading your posts and looking at your wonderful gardens. Im from Darwin in the north of Australia, 12.6' south of the equator similiar latitude to Bangkok so as you can imagine have a tropical garden as well, but dont have to pu...