Spectacular Tropical Gardens

Take a respite from the cold and sample these hot weather gardens.

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Balinese Brilliance

The Villa Bebek in Bali belongs to garden designer Made Wijaya. The complex includes a home, an office, and this brilliant garden adorned with lush plantings and tropical pools.

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Family Planting: Tropical Garden

A tropical border is one of the most exciting plantings, filled with bold, colorful plants and reminiscent of a child’s fantasy jungle.

Tropical Garden Design

Outfit your outdoor spaces with a touch of the tropics, and you can savor resort-style living in your own backyard.

Selecting Plants for a Tropical Garden

The key to planning a tropical kitchen garden is making sure everything is edible and that the vegetables, fruits and herbs also provide color and fragrance.

Tropical Flowers for Your Deck and Garden

Don't let space limitations keep you from growing sumptuous mandevilla, bougainvillea and hibiscus.