starting a tropical garden

jwkbstrouble(Z7 TX)September 28, 2004

I have turned my old huge greenhouse into a tropical garden!! or i should say i am starting to!any info or anyone wanting to trade some plants would greatly be appreciated!Looking for anything and everything to fill it want to make a place to hide out in away from the troubles of the world and also lol lol a place to hide from my family.

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Lucky you! Living in South Florida IÂm lucky to have my whole yard a tropical garden. You MUST have a pond with some type of water treatment. They are really simple. I built one in a friends DEN once. I used landscaping ties to build out a frame and a liner. We then use rocks we had collected from all over road trips over the past 10 years. We made large pillows to sit around it so that you can sit and gaze.

Later we added aquatic plants & even a few turtles.

I have a customer in Chicago who grows every kind of tropical fruit tree you can image. By having a pond youÂre also creating the humidity youÂll need. Just make sure you have good ventilation.

Congrats to you!


    Bookmark   September 30, 2004 at 3:12PM
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