Posts Tagged ‘Syzygium’

I want some trees, please…

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

‘I want some trees, please’. Join the club! This is an increasingly common request from our customers these days.

It’s just crazy that in our tropical climate there has been a trend to landscape new yards with ‘happy plants’ and yuccas, with not a tree in sight. How un-tropical can you get?

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Creating a Tropical Courtyard

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Courtyards are the focal point of outdoor living in the tropics, blending privacy and intimacy with relaxation and socialising.

So, how to plant up that special courtyard?

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When a fence is not enough

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

MarcusWe all value our privacy when we are in our homes. And when we’re in our backyards we don’t like the fact that the eyes of others may peer over the fence, but we kind of accept it, because building an eight metre high fence wouldn’t be a practical solution. Apart from violating building regulations, the visual impact of living within a giant wooden box would appeal to very few. However there is a very simple, cheap and visually pleasing solution. A privacy screen made of living plants.

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