If you like gardens that are lush, green, and just bursting with life, then why not choose a tropical garden design? You may be worried that this sort of garden wouldn’t survive the British weather, but at Floral & Hardy we have created many tropical style gardens in urban, suburban, and country areas.
Get That Exotic Feeling
Tropical gardens are just full of life, with lots of different varieties of greenery to create a full, textured look. We capture a little bit of the rainforest in your backyard by using leafy, evergreen plants that are hardy enough to survive in a colder climate. Planting lots of leafy plants close to each other gives it a dense natural look, however, proper garden planning is important, as you want it to look wild, but not neglected and overgrown. The design team at Floral & Hardy will be able to create a low-maintenance tropical garden that looks great throughout the changing seasons.
Finding tropical plants that can survive in a British back garden is usually the biggest challenge. There are a few that grow well, and still have that tropical look. Windmill palms are shorter, stubbier versions of palm trees that are popular for those who want a tropical look, and ferns are good for shady, cool areas, yet have a lovely bright look. Exotic, wild grasses are very low-maintenance, and if you have a pond, then some waterlilies give it a tropical look.
There are lots of features we can add to bring your tropical garden design together, and to make your garden into a practical space you can enjoy year round. Rattan fencing could be used instead of traditional wood panels, and you could go for more rustic garden furniture to suit the space. A natural water feature made of stone or bamboo could suit a tropical theme, and you could even finish off the look with an archway made from branches.
If you want to give your garden a more exotic look, then speak to Floral & Hardy today on 0844 884 2425.