We are very excited to have been nominated by HGTV for their 2016 Ultimate Outdoor Awards in the Gorgeous Gardens' category - please stop by hgtv.com/outdoorawards & have a look at all of the beautiful entries! voting is from March 15th - April 4th. This is a detail of a tropical landscape design/planting near swimming pool with a shelf & shaded area for the owners to relax during the hot summers here in Key West, Florida.
A traveller’s palm provides vertical drama in this tight space, bookended by the octopus-like forms of Myers asparagus ferns. Greg transformed the bare [Colorbond](http://www.colorbond.com/|target="_blank") fence on a tight budget by creating a decorative framework panel from simple garden stakes. Bamboo screening panels were framed with lengths of recycled timber. Photo: Scott Hawkins
We were influenced by the many lush tropical gardens in our coastal neighbourhood and overseas, too, she says. Tropical plants are also amazingly hardy. It also helps that Bilgola is full of red volcanic soil so everything grows really well! - Jolene's Gardening