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Re: Bulletin: Banana famine


No Tony, I haven't.  Did he sell wholesale/retail/just a collector?

DF

romans810@juno.com wrote:

> bananas
> DF - It just came to mind. Did you ever hear of Doug Richardson? He grew
> bananas on the Rincon (Highway  101) right above the beach,south of
> Carpenteria. So. of S. Barbara. He grew many types of bananas.
>
> Tony Veca <><
> Another Gr888 Day in Paradise !!!!!
> Vancouver, WA
>
> On Fri, 21 Feb 2003 18:04:09 -0800 David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
> writes:
> > Hey Theresa whatever date works for you is fine with me.  I have so
> > many bananas
> > now that it can happen whenever you guys feel like taking a ride
> > over.  May, may
> > be better as they are dormant now and by then they'll have their new
> > leaves and
> > will really take off when you plant them.  Like I said hope to see
> > you in SF but
> > if not then plan a trip for Emerisa, let me show off my hibs and
> > take a banana
> > home with you.  My greenhouses are only about 10 minutes from
> > Emerisa.
> >
> > DF
> >
> > Theresa- yahoo wrote:
> >
> > > Sounds like a great deal.  I'd love to see you hibs- just finding
> > time....
> > > Can you tell I'm in "going to be out of the office for 5 days, so
> > have to do
> > > double time this week" mode???  I'd also love to get back to
> > Emerisa again-
> > > loved that place.
> > > Well- in real life I'm more likely to see you at the SF show- but
> > I know you
> > > are going to be way busy.  So, just let me know when you are doing
> > banana
> > > dividing and I'll see what I can do about getting to the
> > "beautiful side" of
> > > the state.  Actually I'd love to live where you do.  Now that I
> > think of it-
> > > we actually will be your direction in early May...
> > > Just give me a note when you are dividing your clump- thanks-
> > >
> > > Theresa
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> > [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> > > Behalf Of David Franzman
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 9:09 PM
> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Bulletin: Banana famine
> > >
> > > Well, they're pretty big.  So, you have two choices:  Next time
> > you come to
> > > the
> > > beautiful side of the state you can come by the greenhouse, see
> > thousands of
> > > blooming hibiscus and receive a free banana or two or if you go to
> > the SF
> > > garden
> > > show let me know when you'll be there and I'll bring one for you
> > there.
> > >
> > > Pretty good deal I think.
> > >
> > > DF
> > >
> > > Theresa- yahoo wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hmmmm- I'd like a banana plant.  Will have to see about how to
> > get one.
> > > Are
> > > > they mailable??
> > > >
> > > > Theresa
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> > [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> > > > Behalf Of David Franzman
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 10:02 PM
> > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Bulletin: Banana famine
> > > >
> > > > Well if you ever do decide to get a banana Theresa come by my
> > place.  I'm
> > > > going
> > > > to be thinning mine this spring anyway.  I have so many pups I
> > don't know
> > > > what
> > > > to do with them.
> > > >
> > > > DF
> > > >
> > > > Theresa- yahoo wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > You are too hysterical!  If you ever get bored growing
> > beautiful flowers
> > > > you
> > > > > could truly be a comedian!
> > > > >
> > > > > Theresa
> > > > >
> > > > > P.S.  Nothing froze at my house- not even the house plants on
> > the back
> > > > porch
> > > > > that I still haven't bothered to bring inside.  Maybe I should
> > grow a
> > > > > banana??
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> > [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> > > > > Behalf Of David Franzman
> > > > > Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 12:31 PM
> > > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > > Subject: [CHAT] Bulletin: Banana famine
> > > > >
> > > > > A state of emergency has been called as a result of the
> > complete
> > > > > destruction of this year's banana crop in Northern California
> > due to
> > > > > frost.  What promised to be a banner year in the first year of
> > fruit
> > > > > harvesting has turned to disaster.  Said farmer Franzman:
> > "The entire
> > > > > bunch was wiped out!  It's a complete loss.  Nothing left but
> > a gushy,
> > > > > black mess!  I guess my family will have to tighten our belts
> > and try
> > > > > again next year.  Thank God for government subsidies."  The
> > distraught
> > > > > would-be farmer hinted that he might be through with banana
> > production
> > > > > in the future when asked about the sagacity of growing a
> > tropical fruit
> > > > > in N. California.  Said farmer Franzman "You know, you might
> > be right
> > > > > about that.  I hadn't thought of it.  Maybe I should try
> > lechee nuts
> > > > > instead."
> > > > >
> > > > > Story by AP
> > > > >
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> > > > > of dfranzma.vcf]
> > > > >
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> Vancouver, WA
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