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by Leigh
Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hello from the cold North East of England
Replies: 22
Views: 1738

Re: Hello from the cold North East of England

The Codfather wrote:Sorry for being thick.............whats a chammie
Don't worry mate your get used to the nickname's im still picking them up :lol:

but there again would most of these know what a Yellowtail was, or a sewie Black or a King rag you see what i mean :lol:
by Leigh
Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: A ensete maurelli B&Q Speacial
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Re: A ensete maurelli B&Q Speacial

Hi Martin, and welcome i take it by your nickname you like a bit of fishing and on another forum im known by Poutbasher :wink: hopefully it a be a good year for Cod again although not worth a try for em till the end of the month down here. Anyway have a look here for the SP on storing the Nana http:...
by Leigh
Thu Sep 09, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: UK grown Alocasia x calidora produces seed and seedlings :-)
Replies: 60
Views: 6188

Re: Alocasia x calidora produces seed

Nice one Dave icon_thumleft , how will you keep them going through the winter :?:
by Leigh
Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: New Palm planted on Southsea seafront
Replies: 37
Views: 2341

Re: New Palm planted on Southsea seafront

Nathan, have you seen this Trachycarpus looks a nice size

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source= ... ,,0,-15.63
by Leigh
Tue Sep 07, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: I need a man with a van - Essex to Cambs
Replies: 99
Views: 4578

Re: I need a man with a van - Essex to Cambs

The important thing Dave is that whatever way he does it, he does it safely. Lifting / digging etc ain't everyones cuppa. There's no medal, so if it takes 20mins, 2hrs or 2 days it really don't matter. We just want the pics, even if he dies doing it :lol: Hey Arlon don't forget i thought most of yo...
by Leigh
Tue Sep 07, 2010 7:23 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: New Palm planted on Southsea seafront
Replies: 37
Views: 2341

Re: New Palm planted on Southsea seafront

I enjoy seeing those Phoenix canariensis_CIDP's and brahea in portsmouth, thanks Nathan. I don't agree with the 'planted in the wrong place' though. I have seen many Phoenix canariensis_CIDP's around the Mediteranean in tiny spots. They just keep pruning them until their trunks start to grow upward...
by Leigh
Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: New Palm planted on Southsea seafront
Replies: 37
Views: 2341

Re: New Palm planted on Southsea seafront

CIDPs are like weeds round here everyones got one, that's what puts me off, but i do like a good size one like them on the Sea front. Not sure about this one though think he might have a few probs with this one soon and this is an old photo, http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source= ... 77.69,,0,5 I'l...
by Leigh
Mon Sep 06, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: HARDY HELICONIA
Replies: 13
Views: 2045

Re: HARDY HELICONIA

Cheers Dave, are you leaving out for winter or gonna keep in cover whilst small :?:
by Leigh
Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: HARDY HELICONIA
Replies: 13
Views: 2045

Re: HARDY HELICONIA

Thanks for reply Adam, might give it a go :P
by Leigh
Mon Sep 06, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: I need a man with a van - Essex to Cambs
Replies: 99
Views: 4578

Re: I need a man with a van - Essex to Cambs

Seems to me Simba no matter how hard or long it takes to Dig the holes mate, time spent now is gonna give you the rewards later It's only your time and sweat mate and cheaper than a work out at the Gym :wink: Nice pair of Palms at a bargain price icon_thumleft well worth the effort of digging a dece...
by Leigh
Mon Sep 06, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: New Palm planted on Southsea seafront
Replies: 37
Views: 2341

Re: New Palm planted on Southsea seafront

You could donate that to me Nathan :D I'd take much more care of it than the council :lol: Me and a mate caught a couple of idiots trying to wreck one of the Trachycarpus's down on the seafront last year :twisted: . when we were coming home from some late night Fishing both run off when we approache...
by Leigh
Sun Sep 05, 2010 1:26 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: HARDY HELICONIA
Replies: 13
Views: 2045

Re: HARDY HELICONIA

Dave, Adam, how did the growth rate do for you this summer :?:

Thinking of trying this next year
by Leigh
Fri Sep 03, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Colocasia Mojito
Replies: 64
Views: 8982

Re: Colocasia Mojito

Leigh - interesting set-up on your filter. Are the roots making use of the fish poo? Yes Kris works a Treat :D bit of an experiment really, something i've been meaning to try since reading that Koi keepers in America use collies in there filters. Both filters were in the shed/lean too that i pulled...
by Leigh
Fri Sep 03, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Colocasia Mojito
Replies: 64
Views: 8982

Re: Colocasia Mojito

whats the biggest anyone has managed to get a black magic?? Thought i'd try some BM's and normal esculentas hanging in the pond outside and in pond filter which is under cover. both seem to have grown about the same with the ones under cover just a slightly bigger Biggest leaf on BM just shy of 2ft...
by Leigh
Tue Aug 31, 2010 3:17 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Tropical Gardening Tip #00001
Replies: 11
Views: 848

Re: Tropical Gardening Tip #00001

Had the same problem when i bought a Treefern that had a nest full of common baby garden spiders in it, O/H wasn't too happy about them falling out all over the place :D .

But at least i had some company driving to work for about six months, little butters got every where :lol: :lol: