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What exactly is Cold Hardy Gardening?

April 28, 2010 | 4344 Views | 0 Comments

A cold hardy tropical garden makes use of plants that recreates the look of the tropics. Many people believe it's impossible to grow tropical plants anywhere north of Florida or Southern California, but this is simply not true. But you too can create a look of the tropics in your yard by selecting cold-hardy varieties of bananas, elephant ears, palms, cannas, bamboo, and other tropical-looking plants. The best part, even the most surprising part, is that you can create a tropical garden look and feel in almost any climate in the Lower 48 states. Some refer to this method of gardening as exotic gardening. Our website, combined with Plantabase, will help you create your own tropical garden where you live - don't let your zone hold you back.

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