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by MikeC
Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Climate Change Rant!...
Replies: 11
Views: 568

Re: Climate Change Rant!...

Never understood why climate change is such a focussed issue when loss of biodiversity and poisoning of our food and environment are affecting us right now. Indeed. Farmers in South America being paid to cut down the rain forests to grow "bio fuels" because some academic in an East Anglian universi...
by MikeC
Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: My Phoenix canariensis_CIDP rotted in the centre after -4.5*c suggestions needed
Replies: 18
Views: 923

Re: My Phoenix canariensis_CIDP rotted in the centre after -

Sorry to hear that. It might still recover if you try the Hydrogen Peroxide treatment.

I think the Phoenix canariensis_CIDP prefers overhead canopy protection (from cold and rain/snow) in winter rather than wrapping.
by MikeC
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your current weather in one word...
Replies: 3391
Views: 74113

Re: Your current weather in one word...

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by MikeC
Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Getting ready for rain
Replies: 52
Views: 1583

Re: Getting ready for rain

About three inches of rain has fallen this morning. Are you floating away? :shock: :shock: :lol: Hardly anything here but everything is at least wet. Seriously though, is three inches an official local reading, because that is a huge amount. icon_thumleft No it's how much (roughly) rain is in my pl...
by MikeC
Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:07 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Getting ready for rain
Replies: 52
Views: 1583

Re: Getting ready for rain

About three inches of rain has fallen this morning.
by MikeC
Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Getting ready for rain
Replies: 52
Views: 1583

Re: Getting ready for rain

Rain here is like something in SE Asian Monsoon.
by MikeC
Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:33 am
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your current weather in one word...
Replies: 3391
Views: 74113

Re: Your current weather in one word...

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by MikeC
Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your current weather in one word...
Replies: 3391
Views: 74113

Re: Your current weather in one word...

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by MikeC
Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your current weather in one word...
Replies: 3391
Views: 74113

Re: Your current weather in one word...

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by MikeC
Sun Jul 21, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your current weather in one word...
Replies: 3391
Views: 74113

Re: Your current weather in one word...

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by MikeC
Fri Jul 19, 2013 8:50 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Phoenix canariensis_CIDP potted left unprotected
Replies: 10
Views: 651

Re: Phoenix canariensis_CIDP potted left unprotected

Mr List wrote:i'd say it's dead already but it doesn't know it yet.
Here's the same palm, photo taken today.
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Frost, snow and ice no probs.

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by MikeC
Fri Jul 19, 2013 8:45 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Prayer to the Indivisa god UPDATE
Replies: 38
Views: 1941

Re: Prayer to the Indivisa god

I started with three a few years back, now down to my last one.

:(

They look great and then, bang, they yellow and die.
by MikeC
Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Small C. Humilis at Tesco's
Replies: 10
Views: 406

Re: Small C. Humilis at Tesco's

True, or you can pick one up next time your near Ham.

Just trying to gauge the size of the Tesco ones really.
by MikeC
Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Small C. Humilis at Tesco's
Replies: 10
Views: 406

Re: Small C. Humilis at Tesco's

multim wrote:Tesco's have small C.Humilis priced at £15 which is not unreasonable. So if you are young enough, these would make a good size in 15 -20 years :)
How do they compare to this?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hardy-fan-pal ... 1347710%26

£1 cheaper.
by MikeC
Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: largest PURPLE leaved HARDY plant?
Replies: 21
Views: 1035

Re: largest PURPLE leaved HARDY plant?

Half Hardy wrote:Liguliria was the first thing to came to my mind.Also persicaria(red dragon) sambucas nigra or plenty of hardy purple/black phormiums.
Yep.

Phormium ‘Black Adder’ for example.