Looking for tropical garden landscaping ideas to turn your outside space into an oasis? From structures to planting, we pick out some possibilities to create an amazing garden.
Whether your garden is cool, humid, warm or actually has tropical flowers and scents, don’t let that stop you. You can achieve the perfect tropical garden even in a small yard or on the tightest of budgets.
The idea of a tropical garden involves the use of vines and tropical plants to beautify your garden. It isn’t as difficult as you think to give your garden a tropical look with different plant species that you love.
Surrounding yourself with plants which can be used on the terrace or planted in the garden bed with fantastic foliage and flowers is a key element to make your garden feel tropical.
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The mixture of tropical plants of different heights can make your garden more attractive, with larger plants acting as shadows for plants that cannot tolerate direct sunlight.
Make your little garden harmonious by planting masses of a few different flowers. Splash bright and vibrant colours of sunshine with yellow watermelons, pink, bright violets and outrageous orange garden flowers.
When it comes to garden ideas, try to combine a mixture of heights – tall tower plants such as bamboo as a protective canopy and lower growing plants such as ferns and hostas, which have large showy leaves that blend well with tropical foliage.
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Consider planting small areas of tropical plants to create a thematic focus for greater landscape planning, or include complementary native plants that are more drought tolerant.
Use stone or mortar to design your garden beds, and use gravel to beautify your path and make it stand out against the green of the planting for the perfect tropical garden landscaping.