"Virtual Tour" My Garden!

Here's a "virtual tour" of my tropical themed backyard.

Click the panoramic images of my garden and zoom in to see them close up!





I hope you enjoy your visit, and be sure to tell me what you think!

16 comments:

  1. You have a beautiful garden. It really looks tropical. I suggest you add more flowering tropical plants.

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  2. Tricky little thing you did there with the technology! Everything looks great. That alocasia is to die for!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  3. Your tropical garden looks very lush.

    FlowerLady

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  4. Tropical garden looks wonderful.

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  5. Great side gardens!! I love the arrangements.

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  6. Those panarama views are really neat. Everything looks like it is really growing and filling in. The heliconia are beautiful. Is that a Queen Emma crinum hiding in the back there? The leaves look so nice.

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  7. Nice panarama view of your garden! Love the heliconia, the flowers really pop up and make a big tropical statement!

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  8. The plants look so lush and beautiful. Great variety. Love the look with the walled garden. It protects the plants nicely too.

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  9. Great idea Steve! Good way to show your lovely plants. Love how you planted them in a row like this - makes them really obvious.

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  10. Wow, great project! Really admire your adventurous appetite for tropical herb gardens. In my opinion, it really does look like one. Add a tall banana tree, it'll be smashingly tropical, identical to most of gardens in my kampong(hometown village). Have you visited The Kampong, Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove, Florida. I read about it, think you can find garden ideas from there...

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  11. Aaron:
    I would add more tropical flowers, but I have to keep some freeze hardy evergreen natives too! You'll see lots of flowers soon though, I promise.

    dangergarden:
    I love photoshop!

    NanaK:
    Why yes it is a queen emma crinum! I think that the purple leaves help it visually recede.

    Ami:
    Hopefully I can keep the heliconias going this winter too! They really are the highlight right now.

    Titania:
    I personally think that the fence is an eyesore, but I'm sure I'll be grateful the next time we get a tropical storm.

    Stephanie:
    Yeah, they're in a wavy row because my parents still prefer a big lawn... Otherwise I'd be planting all over the backyard!

    ROUGH.ROSA:
    Thanks for your compliment! I have some bananas in the front garden, but the back garden pictured is unfortunately too wet and compacted for bananas... I learned that the hard way.
    I haven't been to the Kampong, only Fairchild Gardens. I do plan on it though!

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  12. I enjoyed my visit very much. So lush and green.

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  13. Wow, it's great to see a healthy and beautiful tropical garden away from the tropics! It's amazing what you've done, cheers!

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