Mention the tropics and what do you think of? (Hint: something that grows) Palm trees! Want to know the best part? You can have some of the more cold hardy palm trees right at home in your garden even if you get cold winters. I'll share with you the different varieties and how you can add them to your garden.
One way many gardeners expect to save money is to do everything themselves. That is an applaudable goal and something I strive for as well. However not everything should be done by the gardener, especially if it could injure someone or cause property damage. Time to call in the experts!