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5 Tips for Creating a Tropical Backyard


Bamboo is an easy-to-grow plant that gets tall very quickly and is a great border to create privacy between neighbors. Even though it typically grows in the tropics, it is also viable in colder zones, making it a great way to add an instant touch of tropical style in any part of the country. If growing bamboo is not an option, bamboo fencing is available on rolls at most home improvement stores and can be used on between property lines, to define a seating area, or wrapped around an outdoor bar.