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    Dangerously inclined banana plant with flower

    I know that the flowers are heavy and the fruits are very heavy..... but i have never in my life seen a banana grow perfectly straight..... they are always inclined..... But you could use a couple of bamboo poles to support the flower stalk just as precautionary measure.
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    Dangerously inclined banana plant with flower

    Looks fine to me..... i have seen bananas blooming and producing fruits at a far greater inclination, just fine
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    Happy Diwali!!

    Thanks @alp. Its a family tradition to light a lamp below a banyan tree....and it looked good so clicked.
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    Happy Diwali!!

    Yup, festival of lights. Its a 5 day festival and actual diwali is on the Third day. Diwali falls on the new moon of Kartik month of the Saka calender. it spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. The festival in...
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    The Rehabbing of My garden so far.....

    You did a fantstic job!(y)
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    Happy Diwali!!

    Wish you and your family a very joyous and prosperous Diwali ...... May your garden be flooded by blooms and your harvests be bountiful!!
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    CCCChristmas will be here soon ...

    Thanks @alp Diwali is very much similar to chinese new year. Both are based on lunosolar calanders. Red is the choice of color for both. Crackers, family gatherings, exchanging sweets etc all same . The new avatar is the single lamp of Dhanteras. We have 5 day celebration of diwali 1st day is...
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    CCCChristmas will be here soon ...

    Yeah..... you guys are celebrating today, right? We have diwali/deepavli tomorrow...... today is chhoti diwali.
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    CCCChristmas will be here soon ...

    I never thought about that, you know...... I guess it could be c uz mandarin, cantonese and japanese are tonal languages so lots of stuff sound similar. We dont have that. The concept of an 'evil' or 'dirty' or 'unlucky' animal is very wierd to me.... In our culture..... they all are good...
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    CCCChristmas will be here soon ...

    I hate that superstition....... One lady i know had a huge collection of cactus and roses.... Some misfortune befell upon her family..... Someone told her the exact same superstition "keeping thorny plants in house brings grave misfortune" She threw away all those amazing plants!! :cry::cry...
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    What's your latest garden buy/ bargain.....share please.

    :D Most of these plant centres have started to recognise me, these days.....so they dont even bother quoting inflated prices to me:p:cool: Thanks @Upsy Daisy :rolleyes:
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    Planting some garlic soon

    It does matter..... you are lucky your onions didnt rot....... most bulbs like occasional drying out and wet soil is never appriciated. Also for bigger bulbs, its best to use some loose soil. Depends on how cold your winters are and what variety you are planting...... As a rule of the thumb...
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    Mint plant leaves going yellow

    Mints start dying when their pots get root bound...... so shifting the plant to new pot is good idea...... Kitchen waste like fruit and veggie peels, egg shells, used tea leaves etc make excellent compost (no milk or meat though)
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    CCCChristmas will be here soon ...

    Wow!! Are you a shrink?!:eek:..... i have heard the exact same thing before.....
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