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My tropical garden

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 13:23

I'm sorry I'm giving up this site because of the unreliability of the photo upload. There is a good site for Tropical Gardens with reliable photo upload on Gardenweb. It is predominantly American, however.

My tropical garden

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 00:01

Verdun, One of the main differences between here and Cornwall is wind, we just very rarely get any. However, when we do it can be extremely devastating. Three years ago we got a tropical storm. Fortunately they are very rare in this area, but it completely devastated my garden in Atibaia. I had to cut it all back and literally throw away about half. Big-leaved plants are really only suited for forest situations, even here.

My tropical garden

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 23:53

Everyone says that European gardens are best. Let me raise the temperature a bit by saying the two greatest places for gardens IMHO are 1.Japan 2. Brazil ! I just love the fact you can grow stuff 365 days a year. I am doubling my lifespan!  For example, those photos were taken in midwinter. Southern Japan is very similar. Australia, well I've never been, shame on me. But you are frost-free for the most part, right? I don't think you should be looking towards Europe....

PS I  love the idea of seeds being sewn into the ground....just how do you do that precisely?

Camera Corner

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 22:07

I have problems uploading images on this site. Some do and some don't. The ones that don't take an age and then it says "Oops there is a problem." Could it be the byte size?

My tropical garden

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 21:39

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/53341.jpg?width=300&height=350&mode=max

 One of the "weeds". I now save the seeds of some of them and sow them as annuals.

My tropical garden

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 21:28
http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/53339.jpg?width=350

 This is actually my old garden in Atibaia. For some reason the images of my new one will not upload. Sorry.

My tropical garden

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 21:09

I agree water is a big problem. We have two wells sunk and obtained permission to pump water from a local lake. It turned this water was of mineral water quality so even drink it. I don't know where I'd be if I couldn't use my hose and sprinklers...

My tropical garden

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 21:36

Maybe this will work.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ianfraser/14515526169/

Bad year for Impatiens?

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 21:25

The type Sunpatiens is a massive improvement. If they are protected from frost they just go on and on flowering.

My tropical garden

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 21:00

Well that is a good start. Several of you have asked for a photo of a tropical garden and i would like to oblige but I can't get it to upload. Help welcome.

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My tropical garden

Your dream is my reality.... 
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Indian azaleas

Hopefully a better photo 
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Peat

general 
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Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 12:23

Get down to your garden centre and demand this plant

Sunpatiens 
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Sunpatiens

Annuals 
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Sunpatiens

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