Gardening Tips

How to Propagate Hibiscus

September 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

How to Propagate Hibiscus – Step 1 – find the end of a stem that does not have buds or active flowers and cut it long enough to make one or more 6-8 inch pieces. [...]

Organic Weed Killer Spray

September 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

There are several version of this organic weed killer floating around on the Internet.  We have tried the one below and found it to work well on weeds in sunny locations.  [...]

Hyrogen Peroxide to Garden?

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Using Hydrogen Peroxide in the Garden Whether your plants are in the ground, in containers, in raised beds, in a green house or in a hydroponic garden, they can benefit from [...]

Easiest Flowers to Grow on the Riviera Maya

November 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOUGAINVILLA Hundreds of iridescent colored flowers cover the bougainvillea. Varieties come in shades of red, white, pink, orange and other new variegated shades. Los Pinos [...]

Basics for Gardening in the Tropics

October 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Many of us come from climates with specific seasons with temperature differences. Gardening in a tropical environment is very different. This month we have some basics for [...]

Treating Fungus on Plants in the Tropics

October 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Treating fungus on Mango Trees and other plants Because of the humidity in our area, some plants are prone to fungal diseases. Here is a tip that helps control fungus on [...]

Wetlands Plant Selection and Construction

October 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

In Mexico public sewage is not very common. As a result most homes have a septic tank which then sends the processed water through a wetlands system for clean the water. We [...]

Animal and Bird Deterrents for Your Garden

June 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Do you have some pesky animals (or even your own pets) that you need to keep out of your gardens? Deter cats, dogs, and other animals from doing their business in your [...]

Why Do They Paint Tree Trunks White?

April 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

This is a common question, Why Do They Paint Tree Trunks White here in the tropics? Painting tree trunks white is a way of sealing trunks and protecting them. Living in or [...]
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