Are UK Plumeria Tropical Gardens Replacing the Classical English Garden in Popularity?

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The classical English garden has traditionally been the hallmark of the stately manors throughout the UK for centuries.

With their well-manicured lawns and gardens of traditional plants and flowers these gardens have always caught the eyes of gardeners and visitors alike. These gardens seemed well suited and irreplaceable in the minds and hearts of gardeners throughout the UK. Well-trimmed shrubs that outlined the English garden much like the walls of a castle protecting its inhabitants, the hedgerows protected the beautiful contents growing within its interior such as the classical English roses and other traditional annuals and perennials.

Many of these classical English gardens provided large greenhouses stationed nearby to be the workstations that provide the planting preparation, plant care throughout the season, and end of the season winter storage space for these famous favorite selected plants that reward the eyes of the visitor throughout the growing season.

Many of the sub-tropical and tropical plants such as plumerias were dismissed from gardener's plans because conventional wisdom believed it was impossible to grow these beautiful exotic plants and their companion plants outside their native habitat, and thus were not suitable for the temperate climate found throughout the UK.

Modern thinking has changed this long held view.

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    7 years ago on Introduction

    It might be more appropriate if you included some instructions on growing, selecting, or displaying plumeria or hardware required for growing in different conditions. This video is more of a teaser and is very light on any usable information. If you are plugging your e-book, maybe post some real instructions here to give people a taste of what's in your e-book.

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    Hi Laminarin,

    Thank you for your comment.

    If you browse through some of my instructables, you'll find instructions.


    Bob Walsh


    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Got to agree with you there.

    This site is Instructables with the tag line "share what you make", this post did not show anything being made, nor share it.

    For questions yahoo answers is a good place to start.


    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    I disagree with you, aeray. I find nothing "spammy" about this posting. Plumerias are this man's main interest in life. He has a right to discuss his thoughts about his favorite subject.

    I am not interested in this kind of plant, but so what?


    8 years ago on Introduction

    i didn't feel it was spammy. i enjoyed and learned. :)