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by GARYnNAT
Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: How deep is your garden?
Replies: 27
Views: 990

Re: How deep is your garden?

at least 3 feet of lovely rich fen soil :D
by GARYnNAT
Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Devastating fire at Mark and Gaz's
Replies: 18
Views: 1334

Re: Devastating fire at Mark and Gaz's

Like Jezza, i visited Gaz and Mark about 3 weeks ago, Nat sat in the jungle hut for a while chatting with Gaz while mark was showing me a plant in the middle patio (no longer there!!), the saving grace is the new koi pond area escaped as that would have been deverstating, and when i spoke to Gaz las...
by GARYnNAT
Thu Oct 29, 2009 12:56 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Exotic (plants!!) magazines
Replies: 22
Views: 1097

Re: Exotic (plants!!) magazines

Make that 2 issues :D

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Exotic-Greenhouse ... 2a023007e2

Gary
by GARYnNAT
Thu Oct 29, 2009 12:54 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Exotic (plants!!) magazines
Replies: 22
Views: 1097

Re: Exotic (plants!!) magazines

an issue on ebay today

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Exotic-Greenhouse ... 2a023005ce

GARY
by GARYnNAT
Sun Oct 25, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Exotic (plants!!) magazines
Replies: 22
Views: 1097

Re: Exotic (plants!!) magazines

The magazine was called "Greenhouse and Exotic Gardening" it ran for about 12 issues, i had them all till about a year ago when i got rid of them. As Ade said the book 'Exotics are Easy' is made up of articles from the magazine.

Gary
by GARYnNAT
Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:02 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Bringing Home a Large Cordy
Replies: 15
Views: 1128

Re: Bringing Home a Large Cordy

Simba you did the right thing, I took advice on these before digging up our garden and potting it up ready to move. Bill on the EPS sold his previous house for a large 7 figure sum and paid a lot of money to have his garden proffesionally moved, included in the were quite a few mature cordys (10ft a...
by GARYnNAT
Sun Oct 11, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: Other Exotics
Topic: Relocating Rex
Replies: 5
Views: 572

Re: Relocating Rex

They resent being moved so get as much of a rootball as you can.... infact get all the rootball as any you miss will start sending up pups like crazy :D

Gary
by GARYnNAT
Sat Oct 03, 2009 8:54 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Canna - No Seeds!
Replies: 17
Views: 1103

Re: Canna - No Seeds!

Yep agree with Dave, start them off early next year for a good show of flowers next summer :D

Gary
by GARYnNAT
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:55 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Canna - No Seeds!
Replies: 17
Views: 1103

Re: Canna - No Seeds!

Gary, have you been reading up
does it show :oops: :oops:

Gary
by GARYnNAT
Thu Oct 01, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Canna - No Seeds!
Replies: 17
Views: 1103

Re: Canna - No Seeds!

what do you mean :shock: :shock: :shock: iv waited for weeks for mine to flower man i have alot to learn :lol: so how do i get seeds, and how do they make hybrids :?: sorry ... beck Becky, Seeds are produced from sexual reproduction, involving the transfer of pollen from the stamen of the pollen pa...
by GARYnNAT
Tue Sep 29, 2009 3:17 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Canna - No Seeds!
Replies: 17
Views: 1103

Re: Canna - No Seeds!

both are hybrids so no seed i am afraid :(

Gary
by GARYnNAT
Wed Sep 16, 2009 5:41 pm
Forum: Growing tips, hints, and discussions
Topic: Jungle hut
Replies: 37
Views: 3116

Re: Jungle hut

bobbyd44 wrote:i would be tempted to saw through the supports gary.. then replace it in the new garden!!

Nice idea :lol: going to build a much bigger one in the new garden so this one stays where it is :D

Gary
by GARYnNAT
Wed Sep 16, 2009 4:53 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Chatham Island Nikau 'Oceana'
Replies: 55
Views: 4989

Re: Chatham Island Nikau 'Oceana'

Yep this was from Dave Poole, he actually sent two as the first went missing in the post. You are right they do seem very difficult to find, i looked everywhere without any luck till Dave stepped in with his kind offer :D

Gary
by GARYnNAT
Wed Sep 16, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Cordyline obtecta 'Green Goddess'
Replies: 11
Views: 1164

Re: Cordyline obtecta 'Green Goddess'

Similar plant to Kaspar Lee but different and wider leaves. I grew these from seed sent from New Zealand by Peter Richardson several years ago, I had 'Green Goddess' and 'Emerald Goddess' from peter, 'Emerald Goddess' was much slower to germinate and much slower growing but looks identical to 'Green...