Welcome to the jungle... which lay undiscovered in CORNWALL for 100 years

Reply Thu 27 Nov, 2008 02:19 am
Lost beneath the undergrowth for over a century, a secret jungle garden of exotic plants has been discovered on the edge of a Cornish estate.

Full report at Daily Mail

(Photo via Daily Mail)

(Photo via Independent)

Report at Indepent

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Reply Thu 27 Nov, 2008 03:14 am
@Walter Hinteler,

Claire Vickers? Hmmmmmm.........
Walter Hinteler
Reply Thu 27 Nov, 2008 03:51 am
No - I looked up a better photo before posting Very Happy
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Reply Thu 27 Nov, 2008 05:37 am
I was always interested in the climtic conditions in the S UK and over around Cork to Dublin , where plam trees were planted and flourish in what I consider a less than favorable climate.

I also loved the fact that flowers like jonquils, snowdrops and daffodils would be blooming in January.

I gues the best explanation I got was
"well, our climate isnt so bad, Its not that its so hot that youd thiink "jungle", It is, rather, just never that cold". The Gu8lf Stream moderates the climate of aset of islands that are. in the larger setting, at roughly the latitude s of LAgrador, which is, subarctic.
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