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by Beny
Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Some warm fall pics
Replies: 6
Views: 3301

Very nice and big castor bean....and wow, those pinneaple :shock: ...

Ben
by Beny
Sat Aug 20, 2016 4:44 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: New Butia at my home..
Replies: 8
Views: 3284

Well....it does nt work again, does someone has another way to post pics ???

Ben
by Beny
Sat Aug 20, 2016 4:43 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: New Butia at my home..
Replies: 8
Views: 3284

Butia...

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by Beny
Sat Aug 20, 2016 4:35 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: August 18,2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1777

Wow, nice photos...the castor bean are very nice :D

Ben
by Beny
Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:02 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: New Butia at my home..
Replies: 8
Views: 3284

Here s my Facebook page with the pics of the palms :wink: ...go down to the august 2 post !

Ben

https://www.facebook.com/benoit.quesnel.73
by Beny
Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: New Butia at my home..
Replies: 8
Views: 3284

Damn it, don t work again with postimage :cry: ....i don t know what s wrong. I did the same thing as usual !!!
by Beny
Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:57 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: New Butia at my home..
Replies: 8
Views: 3284

Lets do it again, hope it work https://s4.postimg.org/i5fmi98u1/WP_20160522_012_1.jpg https://s3.postimg.org/4dmw2bz3j/WP_20160528_004_1.jpg https://s3.postimg.org/yxc42d27j/WP_20160802_016_1.jpg https://s4.postimg.org/4fuajjdpl/WP_20160802_021_1.jpg https://s4.postimg.org/767veo8k9/WP_20160802_019_...
by Beny
Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: New Butia at my home..
Replies: 8
Views: 3284

Sounds having a problem with sharing the pics, does someone see them ? :?

Ben
by Beny
Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:04 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: New Butia at my home..
Replies: 8
Views: 3284

New Butia at my home..

There s few pics of my Butia i planted last week, 12 feets high and at least 600-700 lbs :shock: ...thats a big one ill try to protect next winter. And some pics about the Trachycarpus a still have to sale, and my Washingtonia :D . Ben https://s8.postimg.org/jt7ttsem9/WP_20160802_020_1.jpg https://s...
by Beny
Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Some pics in the rain(finally)>>> warning lots of p
Replies: 6
Views: 2942

Nice tropical garden, as usual :D ...beautifull !

Ben
by Beny
Mon Jun 20, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: New palms plantation around Montreal !
Replies: 5
Views: 3557

Yes Dan, i moved near where i lived before...more place for my truck and palms :D
by Beny
Sun May 29, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: New palms plantation around Montreal !
Replies: 5
Views: 3557

And some palms i planted at my home, they re all for sale...i keep 2-3 for me :lol: http://s33.postimg.org/5ke8ndvvv/WP_20160522_005_1.jpg http://s33.postimg.org/na25375bf/WP_20160522_008_1.jpg http://s33.postimg.org/dry98sb6z/WP_20160522_013_1.jpg http://s33.postimg.org/khxa202p7/WP_20160528_015_1....
by Beny
Sun May 29, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: New palms plantation around Montreal !
Replies: 5
Views: 3557

New palms plantation around Montreal !

There s a few Trachycarpus, Butia, Washingtonia, Queen palm and Sabal minor i planted in some customers and at the new camping Club Havana resort in Maricourt at 1.5 hours east of Montréal. I will protect all those palms for the winter except the queen palm, they will bring them Inside for winter ! ...
by Beny
Fri May 06, 2016 3:16 am
Forum: Member websites
Topic: www.niagaratropics.com
Replies: 3
Views: 3300

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by Beny
Sun May 01, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Member websites
Topic: www.niagaratropics.com
Replies: 3
Views: 3300

Hey, nice website Dan :D ...congratulation, welcome to the team :lol:

Ben
by Beny
Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Palms free finally
Replies: 4
Views: 3736

Yes Tavi, i leave 2 small opening. Im agree with you about the heatcable. Some customers told me the same thing. Thats why i will put a LED light pluged into the wrapping next winter. It will be always on when there s electricity in the protection. That will not tell you if the cable works but that ...
by Beny
Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:45 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Palms free finally
Replies: 4
Views: 3736

I use an Ayrfoil ( insulation roll used for heatwater reservoir), arbotez and tarp. Easyheat cable for warming the palm. It has is own thermostat set at +3c. One 12 foot on the ground and another one around the trunck and foliage. 2 feets of cable per one feet of palm tall, exemple : Trachycarpus 8 ...
by Beny
Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Palms free finally
Replies: 4
Views: 3736

Palms free finally

There s few palms without their protection. They re all looks good :D ....but on one Trachycarpus who is been on ground since 2011, i found a mouse nidification Under the wrapping and the mouse ate almost all the leaves :shock: ...first time i see that. On the first pic ! But the palm will survive.....
by Beny
Thu Apr 07, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Photo Gallery
Topic: Hawaii
Replies: 3
Views: 1834

Will post more soon, they re still protected. We received at least 15 cm of snow this more, but it s melting now. All the snow were gone since almost 2 weeks and temp. above avg. since mid-march. But we had cold snap last sunday trough today with temp. 10c below average :cry: ...Warmup is on our way...
by Beny
Wed Mar 16, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Photo Gallery
Topic: Hawaii
Replies: 3
Views: 1834

Hawaii

Just returned from a trip on the big island Hawaii, it was so beautifull 8) ...id like to share some pics i took from there. You can see them on Smugsmug :D ..

https://expressiontropicale.smugmug.com/
by Beny
Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Member websites
Topic: https://expressiontropicale.smugmug.com/
Replies: 0
Views: 1283

https://expressiontropicale.smugmug.com/

There s my website for pics from place i visited especially in USA. You will find beautifull pics of the National park and monument.

Ben
by Beny
Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Weather & Climate
Topic: Video with snow near the border.
Replies: 5
Views: 2541

More pics from the entrance :D


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by Beny
Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Weather & Climate
Topic: Video with snow near the border.
Replies: 5
Views: 2541

Yes, the park entrance was beautifull especially at the visitor center....there s some pics i took, it was november 24th ! You can see more pics of different national park on my Smugsmug channel under Expression tropicale. On the first pic, im the guy at the right, the one at the left is my brother ...
by Beny
Wed Feb 10, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Weather & Climate
Topic: Video with snow near the border.
Replies: 5
Views: 2541

Hi Aaron, i went in Arizona in last november and i visited the Chiricahua national monument and slept in Wilcox...it was a very beautifull park :D . We Were not far from you ! Love the desert landscape ...

Ben
by Beny
Sun Jan 03, 2016 5:01 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Need some helpful advice
Replies: 4
Views: 2434

Make some holes for ventilation. It will help for preventing condensation. Im doing that with the mummywrap and it work well. And don't worry, windmill can take at least 5F. So even with 2 small holes ( 1 square-inchs) on 2 opposite side of your barrels, the temp. will never go down under the critic...
by Beny
Sat Dec 26, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: Weather & Climate
Topic: Who is being affected by this awesome long fall?
Replies: 12
Views: 5889

Same thing here Paul....i put short and T-shirt on Christmas eve :shock: ....

Ben
by Beny
Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Starting to protect some palms, the less hardy !
Replies: 10
Views: 5385

Thx Andym, yes, there s a few people who grow palms here, but me and coconutmike are the only one who sale and offer the winterizing service in Quebec. Many people protect themselve their palms after i sold them the winter protection kit. For me, i count at least 40-50 palms around Montreal i plante...
by Beny
Mon Dec 21, 2015 4:36 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Starting to protect some palms, the less hardy !
Replies: 10
Views: 5385

Wow, still having 1 Trachycarpus without protection :D ...never seen that before. We still are over 10-20 F above average temp. here near Montreal. The forecaster said the temp. will reach 16c or 60 F on Thursday Christmas eve :shock: . The normal temp in the day is -3c or near 24F.
Ben
by Beny
Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:10 am
Forum: Weather & Climate
Topic: Who is being affected by this awesome long fall?
Replies: 12
Views: 5889

Same thing here :D ....still above average 5-10 c , i still have 1 Trachy at my home without any protection. Its a record for here near Mtl. No snow and ice yet. We have good chance to have a green Christmas :) . Its not happening often here. Thats my kind of weather for winter, thks El Nino :lol: Ben
by Beny
Wed Nov 18, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: When to protect
Replies: 4
Views: 2176

Hi, im near Montreal and i just started to protect the palms, but for you, i think you can wait 1-2 more weeks. The Trachy can take 5-10 F with no problems. I left one 8 foots tall at -16c or near 3F without protection 2 years ago and it had nothing :D ...

Ben
by Beny
Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Starting to protect some palms, the less hardy !
Replies: 10
Views: 5385

Some other palms i protected this week :) around Montreal ! http://s12.postimg.org/dnyr7ujx5/WP_20151115_001_1.jpg http://s10.postimg.org/m7if8amjp/WP_20151115_008_1.jpg http://s2.postimg.org/izsmfz32d/WP_20151115_005_1.jpg http://s4.postimg.org/wgl1fuknd/WP_20151115_013_1.jpg http://s7.postimg.org/...
by Beny
Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Starting to protect some palms, the less hardy !
Replies: 10
Views: 5385

Here s another video :wink: ....

Ben

https://youtu.be/30XlDX8bxu8
by Beny
Mon Nov 09, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Starting to protect some palms, the less hardy !
Replies: 10
Views: 5385

Thanks 905, There s some palms i planted this summer around Montreal. Will start to protect them next week. http://s24.postimg.org/79y3ctqv5/WP_20150515_001.jpg http://s10.postimg.org/4kat9xf79/WP_20150515_007.jpg http://s1.postimg.org/astx81jrv/WP_20150518_003.jpg http://s15.postimg.org/af6r91naf/W...
by Beny
Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Starting to protect some palms, the less hardy !
Replies: 10
Views: 5385

Starting to protect some palms, the less hardy !

This year, i will try to wrap queen palm. But we ve had a low of -6c 2 weeks ago , so it now have few burns tips on the leaves.

Ben

https://youtu.be/OC_MFdBwiTc
by Beny
Mon Oct 19, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Greenhouse & Outside Protection
Topic: what about those palm wraps?
Replies: 3
Views: 2594

Check that video from a guy in Tcheck republic near Prague protecting Trachy with the wrapping method :)....

https://youtu.be/vyQ_FUyYMOI

Ben
by Beny
Mon Oct 19, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: Greenhouse & Outside Protection
Topic: what about those palm wraps?
Replies: 3
Views: 2594

Hi, i posted a few post regarding wrapping in the last 2 years. It works well but this year i will put the arbotex between the heat tape and palm cause it burned few leaves last winter. In a normal winter,i don t have this problem. But last winter was horrible :)...You can see more info on my Youtub...
by Beny
Tue Apr 14, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: What types of palm trees are these?
Replies: 5
Views: 2191

Looks like Washingtonia...i have some, and they look the same.

Ben
by Beny
Thu Apr 09, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Finally starting to unwrap some palms..
Replies: 9
Views: 3720

The video in English...

Ben

https://youtu.be/lNLIPj4Gxto
by Beny
Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:24 am
Forum: Cold Hardy Palms
Topic: Finally starting to unwrap some palms..
Replies: 9
Views: 3720

Some others palms

There s some others palms i unwrapped yesterday. They look pretty fine, but some have had some damage, had to cut some fronds. But im pretty happy about the result regarding the horrible winter we had here. The worst till 115 years they says :shock: ... Here s some pics, they were all protected with...