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by call
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Longest summer since 1910 :)
Replies: 11
Views: 917

Re: Longest summer since 1910 :)

I wouldn't insult my cranium by reading that rubbish? We will probably just get a bad summer anyway as at the moment we seem to get 8 bad and 2 good summers every 10 years on average. I would be happy to get 2 good weeks out of every month between now and October as maybe my S Romanzoffianum may ac...
by call
Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: heliconia
Replies: 5
Views: 1146

Re: heliconia

cheers mate ;)
by call
Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Nannorrhops
Replies: 21
Views: 1452

Re: Nannorrhops

flounder wrote:
Clive60 wrote:If they germinate, I'll probably be in a care home by the time any of them make a decent plant. :lol:
From my experience, Callum would be in a care home by the time they'd be a decent size :wink:
Just saw this :lol: better get planting :D
by call
Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: your motivation and style...
Replies: 20
Views: 1245

Re: your motivation and style...

I like to grow plants that excite and fascinate, rare and unusual and the exotic and surreal. :)
I cannot remember a time in my life when I was not surrounded by unusual plants (even without knowing it) :mrgreen:
by call
Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: heliconia
Replies: 5
Views: 1146

heliconia

Hi everyone,
I was wondering where to get heliconias as I can not find many online :wink:
any help would be appreciated icon_thumright
by call
Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Info about bananas
Replies: 5
Views: 559

Re: Info about bananas

the only one you can really get hold of in the UK is siam ruby and maybe ae ae (but its gonna cost) :roll:
by call
Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Spring pics
Replies: 0
Views: 701

Spring pics

I was out in the garden today and decided that I would share the new growth in the garden. :)
by call
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: If you go down to Home Bargains today.....
Replies: 20
Views: 1759

Re: If you go down to Home Bargains today.....

Sorry I only just realized I bumped up an old thread :roll:
by call
Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: If you go down to Home Bargains today.....
Replies: 20
Views: 1759

Re: If you go down to Home Bargains today.....

miketropic wrote:
flounder wrote:I see shops are still selling virused canna :roll:

I was just about to say....
These cannas are probably clean as they are lifestyle plants the same brand as the ones from amulree and formally jungle gardens. I have some of these cannas and they are clean icon_thumright
by call
Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: canary island dandelion tree
Replies: 15
Views: 1417

Re: canary island dandelion tree

plantbase has s. fruticosa :D
by call
Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Exotic Plants in London
Replies: 33
Views: 3137

Re: Exotic Plants in London

There were Butias, Tree ferns, indoor Yuccas outdoors, Mature green and purple cordylines which were obviously unaffected by 2010. cycads, agaves and even osteospurmums and geraniums in flower We have some big cordylines, yucca elephantipes, and tree ferns down here (but we have no butias, probably...
by call
Sat Feb 22, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hardenbergia violacea
Replies: 14
Views: 1547

Re: Hardenbergia violacea

I am also interested in these plants and I might try one out in the spring :D
by call
Fri Feb 21, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: What's your favorite gardening chore
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: What's your favorite gardening chore

Its actually quite a hard job with my Nan, I see a plant that I like and she doesn't think too much of it and vice versa BUT when we see a plant we both like.... :D :D :D
by call
Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: What's your favorite gardening chore
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: What's your favorite gardening chore

My favorite chore is buying new plants, its a hard job but somebody's got to do it :lol:
by call
Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: How would you design your garden in a tropical climate?
Replies: 27
Views: 1180

Re: How would you design your garden in a tropical climate?

I wouldn't know where to begin :mrgreen: lots of palms, bananas, bromeliads, heliconia, tropical gingers, orchids and tropical vines with flowers dripping down overwhelming the garden with scent drunken_smilie1 . Big gushing waterfall going into little pools and a rope bridge, a Jungle hut and treeh...