Plumerias are indigenious to the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. The very first known description of the plumeria is found in the Badianus Manuscript in 1522.
The Badianus Manuscript is a sixteenth century Aztec herbal medicine book written in both the Aztec language and Latin by…Continue
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After months of very tedious work of translating this book from English to German, Bob Walsh with help from a small circle of close friends completed this project. Bob Walsh very excitedly announces the release of Plumeria – Frangipani Pflegeratgeber Für Alle Klimazonen.
The book gives…Continue
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April is National Gardening Month and April 22nd is Earth Day 2013. To celebrate these planting and gardening focused occasions Bob Walsh has decided to join in these celebrations with a Special Save Now Sale with a $10 Savings on his well-recognized, factually documented, worldwide selling book, How To Grow Plumeria - Frangipani Anytime Anywhere!. This weeklong Special Save Now Sale begins on Earth Day,…Continue
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Bob Walsh announces an exciting addition to his website by including excerpts from his instructional plumeria care book, How To Grow Plumeria – Frangipani Anytime Anywhere!.
These excerpts from his worldwide selling book give readers a sneak preview into the very practical and…Continue
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On March 1, 2012 I received an email from Ms. Micheline Patterson from Fairbanks, Alaska, thanking me for my “wonderful” plumeria book, How To Grow Plumeria – Frangipani Anytime Anywhere!, which she had purchased.
Ms. Patterson informed me that she is in the…
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Plumeria growers worldwide, especially in temperate climates, are looking for dwarf and compact varieties to grow in pots. This allows for easy handling of the plants when cooler weather arrives and the plants need to be brought indoors to continue to bloom and grow.
What exactly would be considered a dwarf plumeria…Continue
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It is very disheartening to check on newly planted plumeria cuttings and plumeria plants just to discover that they have been knocked out of their pots either by nature.... strong winds, animals.... pets, or even by accident.... the gardener himself or herself knocking it over…Continue
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Nitrogen is an essential component of Chlorophyll, the green pigment in plant cells, which next to nitrogen also contains magnesium, carbon, oxygen and hydrogen. Chlorophyll is a vital catalyst in the production of carbohydrates by using the sun's energy in the process called Photosynthesis.…
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Press Release, April 23, 2012....
Bob Walsh Enterprises announces their special Spring Sale. From Now until May 1, 2012, 11:59pm PST Bob Walsh Enterprises is introducing their $10 Off April Showers Bring May Flowers Sale in conjunction with their 3-part series on plant nutrients beginning with bone meal which is introduced on their blog, How To Grow Plumeria – Orchids – Roses – Tropical Plants and…Continue
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Bone meal consists of ground up bones and is used as an organic fertilizer. Bone meal is an excellent source of slow release Phosphorus which is one of the three macronutrients. The other two are Nitrogen and Potassium. These plant nutrients are called macronutrients as plants need a higher percentage of them compared to other nutrients for their development and growth…Continue
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Gardeners love tropical plants with their lush foliage and exotic flowers, including banana plants, heliconias, plumeria plants and others. Some people will tell these gardeners that these tropical plants cannot be grown in temperate climates. But gardeners outside subtropical and tropical climates can enjoy their own tropical garden as…Continue
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The history of roses begins long before one would imagine. Roses were here long before the first human beings set eyes on them, fell in love with them and began writing about the genus Rosa in song and poetry that celebrated their romantic beauty in color and form. They were here millions of years before the first gardeners began creating the world renowned public and private gardens that further enriched humanity's love affair with…Continue
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Gardenia is a genus of flowering plants comprised of about 142 species belonging to the family of Rubiaceae. Gardenia plants are indigenous to the tropical and subtropical areas of Africa, Asia and Australia.
Gardenias are evergreen shrubs which can…Continue
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Planting plumeria cuttings is one of the fastest ways to enjoy plumeria flowers.
To view the slideshow CLICK HERE >>> How To Plant Plumeria Cuttings.
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Planting plumeria seeds is an inexpensive and fun way to start plumeria plants.....
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Bob Walsh announces a very special Columbus Day Weekend Sale of his plumeria care guide, How To Grow Plumeria - Frangipani Anytime Anywhere. The special sale price for this Columbus Day Weekend only is $27.00. This represents a $10 Savings off the regular every day price of $37.00.
The sale begins today, Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 12 noon Pacific Standard Time and ends Monday, October…Continue
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Codiaeum variegatum, also called “Garden Croton” or “Variegated Croton”, is a species of plants in the genus Codiaeum, a member of the Euphorbiaceae family.
These colorful tropical foliage plants look great when grown in pots and grouped together with other tropical plants, including dwarf bananas, bromeliads, gingers, gardenias, small heliconias, hibiscus, jasmine, orchids or plumeria plants.
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Plumeria cuttings which are planted using the egg method correctly develop a massive root system in record time. It is no longer necessary to sacrifice any inflorescences that develop during the rooting process. Inflorescences and roots develop simultaneously.
Plumeria plants which are planted applying the egg method correctly show lush growth and massive flower production. The keeping quality of the flowers increases as well which means the flowers stay fresh…Continue
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The flowers of Plumeria ‘Kimo’ are a glowing mix of apricot and orange with pink bands on the back. The petals overlap so heavily that they almost form a circle. Plumeria ‘Kimo’ is considered a chameleon as the appearance of the flowers changes with weather conditions. The flowers, which have a sweet fragrance, are close to 3 inches (7.5 cm) in diameter and have a very good keeping quality. Plumeria ‘Kimo’ is known for its heavy flower production over a long period of…Continue
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