Seaside Gardening Guide

See what’s growing in these enchanting spaces by the sea.

10 Ways to Create a Backyard Oasis

We asked Miami landscape architect Raymond Jungles, who’s known for this lush, low-fuss gardens, to share his secrets for turning any yard into a tropical retreat.

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4. Decorate with Cheerful Vines
Photo: Roger Foley

4. Decorate with Cheerful Vines

Bright-pink bougainvillea is always good for adding bursts of color to a predominantly green garden. Teak benches, like those found in the gardens of Bali, add old-world tropical charm. Though native to the tropics, bougainvillea, passion flower, and golden trumpet can be planted as annuals in temperate-zone gardens and will thrive with lots of sunshine.

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Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.