A growing number of concerned farmers and gardeners are changing the way we work with the soil to grow our food. We are now returning to a natural approach to return the gift of soil fertility to the land.
HOME GARDENING: A simple spray made with magnesium-rich Epsom salts can improve production of tomato plants and other garden vegetables.
You may be surprised to know that while chileras today might be made with store-bought white vinegar, in traditional chileras, the vinegar is made from bananas. That’s right, bananas, although it’s best to use a special banana called guineo negro, which you can find in many produce markets.
Here’s a healthy idea for the New Year: make green juices for boosting your health and vitality. Everyone can take advantage of these healthy...
Costa Ricans are fond of Santa Lucía flowers and have an interesting tradition of bestowing bouquets of these flowers to friends during the New Year to ensure prosperity.
Our Home Gardening columnist names some regional plants that can help you give green this holiday season.
If you are buying property here in Costa Rica or already have your piece of tropical paradise, sooner or later you’ll need to attend...