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some of you may remember this titan Vlad who lives in Browns point Washington in the Pacific Northwest. took a trip out there with his sort of mentor Dave Alvarez.. Vlad is ill from cancer but he had a good enough day to talk with us, also had the pleasure of meeting Bryon Jones who was also there. he built the amazing gardens at the point defiance zoo. here's some pics.

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Such an epic garden.  Consider yourself lucky you got to see this!  I've seen photos of it for a few years and would love to see it at some point in time.

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Awesome place!

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YouTube https://www.youtube.com/@tntropics - 60+ In-ground 7A palms - (Sabal) minor(7 large + 27 seedling size, 3 dwarf),  brazoria(1) , birmingham(4), etonia (1) louisiana(5), palmetto (1), riverside (1),  (Trachycarpus) fortunei(7), wagnerianus(1),  Rhapidophyllum hystrix(7),  15' Mule-Butia x Syagrus(1),  Blue Butia capitata(1) +Tons of tropical plants.  Recent Yearly Lows -1F, 12F, 11F, 18F, 16F, 3F, 3F, 6F, 3F, 1F, 16F, 17F, 6F, 8F

 

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13 minutes ago, Jeff zone 8 N.C. said:

Absolutely beautiful garden!

if anyone has doubts about growing tropicals and palms in the Pacific Northwest. this guys property will prove you can

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The last time I saw (in person) Vlad's garden was in September of 1999. He was big into bamboo at the time. Thanks for the pics!

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