Tips on Making a Tropical Garden at Home

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Plants are the closest natural friends around humans. Luckily, Indonesia as a tropical island country has so many variants of plant species with diverse forms. It’s time to look around and create a soothing green space with a ‘contemporary’ garden and plant creation.
The presence of plants in the human living space is sometimes a matter of concern. Instead of being arranged, the plant is only a display in a corner of the room or a cover of part of the room which is considered less beautiful when left open. Likewise with parks, green areas in dwellings, offices, until the public space has now become a ‘rare item’ that is difficult to find, especially enjoyed.

The landscape design trend itself has now undergone many updates. The mapping pattern of plants in the garden is no longer glued to symmetrical lines equally. Not infrequently, the desire to treat homesickness presents the idea of ​​”juggling” the forest in the house. Likewise with tricks to give a green touch to a more limited or vertical space. The lack of soil is no longer an obstacle by using pots of various sizes and more flexible farming techniques such as hydroponics.
Questioning the types of plants, there are several types of plants that are becoming a greening trend for residential and public spaces. Call it Monstera Variegata, Philodendron, Kadaka, Sansevieria, cactus, and ornamental bananas are the types of plants that are becoming a trend of ‘green’ at this time. In large to small sizes, these types of plants can be created in a more artistic placement or maintained using terrarium techniques. Now creating a green area around is no longer a boring thing as the trends and inspiration that are often found. Dare to try?

Terrarium can be an alternative to grow plants with an artistic form. Cactus or needle-leaved plants are commonly used as terrarium plants because they do not require much water and require a dry environment. Various plants such as silver hair, cactus, Sansevieria, and variegata monstera are medium-sized plants that can be used as room decorations. Show a refreshing tropical feel by presenting plants in the table setting to relax with the closest people.