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by Las Palmas Norte
Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: A very stupid canna question....
Replies: 19
Views: 772

Re: A very stupid canna question....

Shamone10 wrote:Thankyou very much, i'm a moron lol
There are no stupid questions, just stupid answers :lol:

Cheers, Barrie.
by Las Palmas Norte
Sun Feb 05, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Selling exotic palms .
Replies: 16
Views: 1136

Re: Selling exotic palms .

Check your local county or district by-laws. Over here selling from your property requires certain specifics, ALL of which involve money and red tape.

Cheers, Barrie.
by Las Palmas Norte
Sun Feb 05, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Mature chamerops humilis .
Replies: 96
Views: 2608

Re: Mature chamerops humilis .

That link also has this in their listing

Sabal palmetto 10�F / -12.2�C 8a H3

Sabal palmeto 28�F / -2.2�C 9b H5

icon_scratch Cheers, Barrie.
by Las Palmas Norte
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:06 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Protecting Dicksonia antarctica Treeferns in this freeze
Replies: 46
Views: 1805

Re: Protecting Dicksonia antarctica Treeferns in this freeze

Here's one my buddy shot today over our way.

Cheers, Barrie.

by Las Palmas Norte
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:46 am
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your daily weather blog -June 2011 onward
Replies: 6340
Views: 162852

Re: Your daily weather blog -June 2011 onward

Got this photo via e-mail today of the snow over in Europe.
Fun for some folks I reckon.

Cheers, Barrie.
by Las Palmas Norte
Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your daily weather blog -June 2011 onward
Replies: 6340
Views: 162852

Re: Your daily weather blog -June 2011 onward

Agreed ... indeed it does seem to be the case during extremes.

Cheers, Barrie.
by Las Palmas Norte
Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: is this cold snap classed as 'normal'?
Replies: 8
Views: 479

Re: is this cold snap classed as 'normal'?

Our morning news showed a fairly heavy snow fall in Rome, Italy. Public facilities and transportation where being effected as would be expected.

Cheers, Barrie.
by Las Palmas Norte
Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your daily weather blog -June 2011 onward
Replies: 6340
Views: 162852

Re: Your daily weather blog -June 2011 onward

Nigel wrote : "Once again..... there is that correlation, very cold in europe, very warm in PNW. Its always like that." Quite often that's the case, not always. If there's a large scale cold air mass it seems that we experience the effects two or three weeks ahead of Europe. Once it stabilizes, the...
by Las Palmas Norte
Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:55 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Move your house plants outside.
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Move your house plants outside.

On nice days it's a good idea to move your houseplants outside for fresh air and sunshine. I don't have many but here's the few I do have.

Cheers, Barrie.

by Las Palmas Norte
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: "HOW TO GROW colocasias/Xanthosoma bought from a marketVIDEO
Replies: 50
Views: 3798

Re: "HOW TO GROW colocasias/Xanthosoma bought from a marketV

Very good Kris! During the out takes segment, just what was in the Mr. Happy mug? :lol: My process was somewhat more simplified, not that yours was complicated. I washed the tubers in warm water briefly, potted them into gallon pots with a moderately moist starter mix, (non-compacted). Bottom heat u...
by Las Palmas Norte
Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Your daily weather blog -June 2011 onward
Replies: 6340
Views: 162852

Re: Your daily weather blog -June 2011 onward

A fine day here around my area of Vancouver Island. Max (so far) 12°C / 54°F and sunny.

Cheers, Barrie.

by Las Palmas Norte
Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Heavy snow warning
Replies: 12
Views: 478

Re: Heavy snow warning

This may be what you're refering to? Not sure how big your house is, but the same principle can be applied on a smaller or even larger scale.
Best of luck with the impending winter blast.

Cheers, Barrie.
by Las Palmas Norte
Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:36 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Taro from tubers.
Replies: 12
Views: 1163

Re: Taro from tubers.

Yorkshire Kris wrote:They will grow well. I am just putting a video together about how to do it. Will post soon.
That would be cool brother. I have seen a couple of your vids before and thought about doing something similar for folks on our PNW Cloudforest cafe forum.

Cheers, Barrie.
by Las Palmas Norte
Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: weird palm pic
Replies: 12
Views: 577

Re: weird palm pic

... or the wonders of PhotoShop :lol:

Cheers, Barrie.
by Las Palmas Norte
Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Growing tips, hints, and discussions
Topic: When to buy?
Replies: 11
Views: 1127

Re: When to buy?

Typically plants will be at their highest pricing when you're ready to buy :( . Networking here with members that perhaps have extras at reasonable prices, is one way to beat high retail. They may also be able to stear you to a local deal. Keep your ear to the ground to sniff out a good deal, and yo...