A sea of colourful bougainvillea
Plants and gourds to hang
What do you do with a huge expanse of concrete beneath a busy highway overpass in the capital of Taiwan? With a bit of lateral thinking, you can turn it into a popular flower market.
On our first full day in Taipei and, in the absence of rain, we headed off on foot to visit the Jianguo Holiday Flower Market that is open on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
It’s heaven for anyone who loves to garden or who simply wants to brighten their home.
In addition to a wide range of flowers, plants, trees and bonsai, people can buy all the gardening extras. There are plenty of artificial flowers, seeds, gardening tools, soils, pots, fish, pebbles, decorations and more.
Tending the poinsettias
Orchids grow well in this part of the world
Poinsettias—the colourful plant…
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