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Profile Image Sarah (SJ)

Lowlands.Away

Hi I'm SJ Im 31 I work 3 jobs and my garden sanctuary! As with many new build houses the garden is tiny so I'm all about small space gardening.

Musa Basjoo

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Lowlands.Away

Happy #banana !

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porto

#thebananagang whoop whoop!! 🙌🙌🙌🍌😎👌

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bluefox23

#thebananagang @porto

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porto

That's my girl Alison 😉🍌👌 @bluefox23 😁

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Lowlands.Away

Thanks @bluefox23 ! @porto I couldn't remember the hashtag. I looked for it!

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bluefox23

@porto 😂😂😂 🍌

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Lowlands.Away

@porto and @vec here is my nana plant

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porto

😍 that's a fine specimen Sarah 🍌🍌🍌👌😉 @Lowlands.Away #thebananagang

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Lowlands.Away

Thanks! I think I've kind of bonsai'd it. The leaves keep getting bigger but it's not getting a great deal taller @porto

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porto

Mine are ensete maurelli & the smaller one a Cavendish I think? 🍌🍌😏 👍 @Lowlands.Away

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Lowlands.Away

No idea what mine actually are lol @porto

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vec

Very nice. Looks like musa basjoo to me. I'll put some photos of mine up later when I'm home

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Lowlands.Away

Ideal @vec I got it right!

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porto

@porto @vec @Lowlands.Away #thebananagang anyone else wants to join? 🍌🍌🍌🍌😁

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vec

David has gone nuts. Think he's tagged every banana on GT 😂😂😂 @porto

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porto

I am nuts! 😋 & I gave it a good go until my thumb gave in👍 😫😂😂 @vec @Lowlands.Away 😙😙

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Lowlands.Away

David, All the best people are nuts @porto

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porto

It helps sarah 🙌..I'm passing the banana over to you in tagging #thebananagang 😂 good morning @Lowlands.Away ☀🍌☀🍌☀🍌😙

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Lowlands.Away

We made it through the winter!!!! Hoorayyy

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plants

Good job 👏

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carolgs

Your wall looks fantastic

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Lowlands.Away

Its getting there its had a few casualties along the way

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dilby

So good! Love your photos, well done

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Lowlands.Away

Awe @dilby ive only just seen this comment, thank you! 😊

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Lowlands.Away

I love big tropical looking leaves (other plant sugestions welcome), but this is going to be a real experiment (especially through winter) I live in a small terraced house on a hill in south Devon. Negatives are that my garden is north west facing so a bit on the dark side, and we've a strong costal wind. Plusses are that the house acts as a wind break and the garden is sunken with a 6 ft retaining wall at the back. Im hoping this will provide the shelter the banana needs from frost and wind, bu

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carolgs

Should be OK, trachycarpus fortunei (palm) and the phoinix canariensis (excuse spelling) palm or a brugsmania they all should grow well the last would need a little protection in the winter

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Lowlands.Away

That's really helpful, thanks @carolgs :D

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carolgs

Fatsia japonica, it does come in a variegated form aswell, I will keep thinking of plants for you

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carolgs

Zantedeschia (the white arum lily) its not for everyone but I like it

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Lowlands.Away

Thanks @carolgs really appreciate your help. And I love them too, very poisonous to dogs though apparently so I will have to be very careful where I plant it

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carolgs

I got mine in a pot my dog doesn't seem to go near it but it is in the back of a border at the moment

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