It is possible to create a tropical looking garden right here in Ireland, now if you live in Connemara or even the Curragh plains then maybe it might be a step too far but for city and town gardens you can create your own little tropical oasis and here is how to go about it.
While magnolia is best known for its flowers, its foliage and fruit are super attractive too. Their magnificent tulip or star shaped flowers can be as large as saucers when fully opened. Evergreen species have large, glossy, oval shaped leaves all year around.
Self Fertile Damsons very popular large damson, Season of use is early September – cooking plum. It is a heavy cropper and easy to harvest. Position full sun for best results, tolerates most soil types, well draining