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Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ) & Forum "How To" Guide
« on: January 14, 2012, 01:06:30 AM »
I will be adding to this FAQ over time and I will include a link to a post that answers the question if it cannot be answered in one or two sentences in the FAQ.

1)How do I care for a mail order tree?


2)What type of potting mix should I use?


3)What are everyone's top 5 tropical fruits?


4)What are the best books on tropical fruits?


5)What are the best websites for tropical fruit information?


6)How do you "pug" a tree?


7)Which variety of sapodilla (Manilkara zapota) should I plant?


8)Where can I buy tropical fruit tree seeds online?


9)How do I fertilize my fruit tree?


10)How do I label my trees?


11)What is wrong with my mango tree?


12)Where can I buy tropical fruit online?


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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2012, 03:57:48 PM »
what do you do if you are in PR at a deserted mountain top garden and you relalize you have lost your car rental keys

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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2012, 05:26:11 PM »
Sheehan's guide to FAQs:

Q:(Insert question...?)

A: Use google.


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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2012, 06:13:51 PM »
Gerry, I wish I had an answer to that questions two years ago.

Squam,
Well, I am hoping now with a forum with sticky's and FAQs I wont have to tell everyone to use google lol. Let's see how well that works out.


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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2012, 11:19:00 PM »
Sheehan's guide to FAQs:

Q:(Insert question...?)

A: Use google.
you forgot to add, "use the forum search feature"  ;D
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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2012, 06:30:25 PM »
So where are the frequently asked questions.......and the answers, more importantly?  Someone better get on the ball here.

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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2012, 06:32:31 PM »
So where are the frequently asked questions.......and the answers, more importantly?  Someone better get on the ball here.

Harry

Don't worry Harry, it will be up soon. I know you are dying to know which mango variety you should plant.

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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2012, 09:35:55 PM »
When I type in the message box the font color is very light in color, almost impossible to see.  It is the same in the subject line when I am typing in a post.  Is there any way to darken this ?


UPDATE! The button in the post screen with the little blue arrow inside red [ ] will change the text to black when typing!!
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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2012, 04:42:02 PM »

"So where are the frequently asked questions.......and the answers, more importantly?  Someone better get on the ball here."

Speaking of questions, Harry, what kind of mango is the one you're using as your profile photo?  More importantly, may I have some please?  Right now?  It is gorgeous.
I feel some good karma coming your way.  ;)


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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2012, 08:11:06 PM »
Dan:

The mango I am using as my avatar is a fruit from one of the three Maha Chanok Seedling trees I planted in one hole and which all fruited for the first time this past year.  This was obviously the best looking of the three.  Frankly, the picture doesn't even do it justice.  Perhaps I'll do a summary thread of this project here in the new Forum as I do want to document the fruiting this year  to see how the fruits changed or remained the same in their second year.

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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2012, 04:20:45 AM »
Can I suggest a:

5) What are the best websites on tropical fruits?

To me, a Google search does not always provide the best results as it often is the most "mainstream" answers.
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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2012, 01:32:11 PM »
Can I suggest a:

5) What are the best websites on tropical fruits?

To me, a Google search does not always provide the best results as it often is the most "mainstream" answers.

Thanks. Excellent idea. I will make a post right now.

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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2012, 10:42:31 PM »
When I type in the message box the font color is very light in color, almost impossible to see.  It is the same in the subject line when I am typing in a post.  Is there any way to darken this ?

That is a problem for me also. I don't know why it is not a solid color. I think it may be because of the theme we have installed. We will try to fix that soon if possible.
Thanks, murahilin!

In case members have not already seen my other post, all you have to do is click on the "toggle view" button when making a reply, and it will switch fonts from very light grey to dark black color. It's the button on bottom right, and has red brackets around it.
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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ) & Forum "How To" Guide
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2012, 02:31:17 PM »
Just curious... who's Cindy BTW???
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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ) & Forum "How To" Guide
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2012, 02:50:05 PM »
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« Reply #15 on: April 06, 2012, 03:15:02 PM »
forum ghost

So, The forum is Haunted ;D ;D ;D I tought she was a real person or the owner of this forum... go figure!!!
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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ) & Forum "How To" Guide
« Reply #16 on: July 31, 2012, 12:12:38 PM »
BOO!

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« Reply #17 on: August 01, 2012, 03:12:45 PM »
BOO!

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So, The forum is Haunted ;D ;D ;D I tought she was a real person or the owner of this forum... go figure!!!

 :o ahahahahha...you crack me up, Adam  ;D
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« Reply #19 on: September 14, 2012, 05:17:11 PM »
I'm unable to  share pics using picasaweb :'( Am i doing something wrong? :-\
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Re: Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ) & Forum "How To" Guide
« Reply #20 on: September 14, 2012, 06:48:15 PM »
Steven, words are just important as pix and I too have retired from posting pix.I tried a few methods and hit the wall.It might be an omen that we should be spending more time in the garden.

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« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2012, 07:22:17 PM »
Steven, words are just important as pix and I too have retired from posting pix.I tried a few methods and hit the wall.It might be an omen that we should be spending more time in the garden.

Hi Mike,
I agree  ;) Though, I tried several times with picasaweb...and hit the wall, like you said :( I have no problem with p.bucket...though, it takes long to uplaod pics with large pixels :-\ I really hope it's not an omen...YIKES :o
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« Reply #22 on: September 14, 2012, 08:02:22 PM »
I will post some more detailed instructions on posting pics later tonight. Harry was having the same problem figuring out picasa earlier today also.

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« Reply #23 on: September 14, 2012, 08:27:28 PM »
I will post some more detailed instructions on posting pics later tonight. Harry was having the same problem figuring out picasa earlier today also.

Hi Mura,
Thanks in advance :) I prefer using Picasa over Photobucket...uploading a pic with picasa is much faster compared with bucket.
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« Reply #24 on: September 14, 2012, 09:39:57 PM »
I will post some more detailed instructions on posting pics later tonight. Harry was having the same problem figuring out picasa earlier today also.

I beg your pardon. I was having no trouble.  I was just testing you to see if you really knew what the heck you were talking about.  Thankfully, you passed the test.

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