CREATE A TROPICAL GARDENALMOST ANYWHERE
A TROPICAL GARDEN
CAN BE YOURS
Tropical gardens engender a special mood. You can’t help but relax, slow down, and look around while appreciating the beauty of nature. The breeze caresses a palm frond, while carrying the scents of gardenia and jasmine. The accent of an orchid overhead on a tree branch, and some uniquely colorful foliage attract our attention. Such sensory delights affect us in profound and positive ways.
When creating a garden in the tropics you may have more variety of plants to choose from, but you can create that tropical garden look and feel in the cooler temperate climates as well. With the right palms, tree ferns, and companion plants – along with some tiki torches, a water feature, the appropriate garden art and hardscaping – and you can enjoy that relaxing ambience of your last tropical vacation year round, in many climates.
So, whether you live in or out of the tropics, you can use this site to discover what exotic tropical (or tropical looking) plants you can grow in your climate. Every climate and location presents a different challenge. And every plant has its own cultural requirements. So knowing and sharing our growing experiences will help you and others to create that special tropical garden almost anywhere.
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