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by GREVILLEAJ
Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Ensete propagation - You DON'T have to kill the growth point.
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Ensete propagation - You DON'T have to kill the growth point.

Very good selection of photos proves your point very well, Dave. Your example makes me think of an 'accidental' pupping experience I had with one of my first maurellii purchases some twenty years ago as I now recall after reading your post that one pup was significantly larger than the rest. It led ...
by GREVILLEAJ
Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your current weather in one word...
Replies: 3485
Views: 94504

Your current weather in one word...

DrizzlyShowers
by GREVILLEAJ
Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hello newbie from Scotland
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Hello newbie from Scotland

Welcome to HTUK, Mollymindy icon_cheers It might be said exotic plant growers in Scotland are either brave or foolhardy. Well just trawl though the older posts and see how many bravehearts we have on the forum. Their successes are benchmarks for us timid sassenachs in the south :lol: If you can grow...
by GREVILLEAJ
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Conservatory replacement causing overwintering issues
Replies: 22
Views: 765

Conservatory replacement causing overwintering issues

Forget your back, Dave! Plant health and safety come first.............That wasn't very helpful, was it? :lol:
by GREVILLEAJ
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Rotten Basjoo
Replies: 17
Views: 851

Rotten Basjoo

Good to see the pups in growth. Shows that the rootstock is in good order. You also bought two more plants It looks like you could cover both options. Leave one in the ground and protect. The other could be dug up now complete and housed somewhere frost free. There are more pups now to increase the ...
by GREVILLEAJ
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Welcome back HTUK
Replies: 29
Views: 2312

Welcome back HTUK

So sorry to hear this, Dave. I guessed from a few posts (by others) that you have had ongoing troubles but had no idea of the extent. I've been pleased and relieved to welcome back HTUK after each disappearance but if your latest postings mean you are now free to contribute once again that's the mos...
by GREVILLEAJ
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: 15 years growth of Washie Washingtonia
Replies: 11
Views: 592

15 years growth of Washie Washingtonia

A suitable symbol to highlight how well you can come back from adversity icon_cheers
by GREVILLEAJ
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Dave B's Blog - Winter here we come :-o
Replies: 315
Views: 19449

Dave B's Blog - Winter here we come :-o

No need to answer the last question, Dave.Just read your earlier post.......from five years ago :lol: Should have gone to Specsavers :>beard<:
by GREVILLEAJ
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Dave B's Blog - Winter here we come :-o
Replies: 315
Views: 19449

Dave B's Blog - Winter here we come :-o

Am I right in thinking that the Washie is now too big to protect any more, Dave?