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by : BTF

As I Wander...

Living in tropical Malaysia, we tend to take the hot humid weather, thundery rainstorms and the spectrum of wild evergreen plants as a given.

Recently, I noticed more exotic plants making its way into landscaped home gardens, recreational parks, frontages of shopping malls and
commercial buildings.

Along kerb sides of residential streets and busy motorways, palms, trees and flowering plants make pleasant and interesting fringes.

This is a record of the various species "as I see it" for I am in awe of palms. Hence, my premise for this blog is that the global garden,
i.e. every physical garden (tended or untended), becomes a part of my, simply said, cyber palm garden. ;-)

Please feel free to share your thoughts or comments.

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Monday, June 21, 2010

The Balloon Palm

Now, I know that there are various artificial palms, plastic and synthetic palms, electric operated palms, preserved palms and what else but this latest addition to the palm world is unreal really... however, I still need to give some brownie points for novelty factor!

Came across this palm in a particular car show room in the city.  They obviously had given the traditional ordinary balloons a big heave-ho and taken on a trendy tropical setting by installing a couple of "maintenance free" coconut palms... ha2.  Must say, it's eye catching whether tacky or not. 

                                                 specimen @ car show room Jalan Ipoh, KL

Oh, they did have a potted Lady Palm further away from the main entrance where the balloons were set up but that kind of dried up and was left half dead.

Reminder to self, must take a picture of that (dead plant) too when I pass that way again... and check if the helium balloon palms still standing.

Might be worth considering if planning a tropical or palm theme party in the midst of winter???

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