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Byline: Desmond Ho
THE theme for this week's RED is very interesting for we have moved right into the sea and onto properties built over water. The reason why beach front properties have always been so sought after is, I believe, largely due to the closeness they bring us to Mother Nature.
I might well be biased, but I think we can safely say that people who buy into beach front properties, or beach top properties as in the case of The Palm Tree and Hibiscus, would most likely have imagined the scene of enjoying the beautiful sunset or sunrise and the sound of water lapping below.
However, the major problem with building over the water is that it is not always easy to grow plants where they are not normally found. Sure we have plants along the beaches, as we can attest to by all the almost iconic scene of swaying coconut trees along the shorelines.
This is also the reason why we do not usually find plants on the …