Tropical Gardening: Vines add to that tropical look

Photo courtesy of Voltaire Moise Easy to grow on a trellis or fence, this Thunbergia mysorensis, or Mysore Trumpet Vine, is spectacular as it blooms almost all year long.

Good fences and hedges make good neighbors goes the old saying, and maybe in the old days it was the case. Stone walls are traditional and impressive, but expensive. Today, we have so many choices that an unattractive fence or hedge might create all kinds of neighbor problems depending on type of material used.