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.

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.

Easy Potted Tropical Plants

Try growing these no-brainer plants in your indoor jungle.

Resorting to Tropicals for Houseplants

Create your own tropical paradise with these exotic houseplants. However, in their native lands these tropical plants have jobs to do.