Northern Mexican climate of Chihuahua is ideal for pistachio trees, which require only half as much water as the more common pecan trees and can survive drought conditions.
I knew that a dry climate can indeed support pistachio trees because a friend in Oaxaca bought one as a sapling some years back and it has flourished in the semi-arid Oaxacan climate and borne fruit....
On February 25th, 2015 a dear friend and loyal supporter of Mexconnect and many ex-pats died. He will be missed and we have a ... read more
Judy King's Living at Lake Chapala is a must have book for any expatriate living at Lake Chapala, and it is a very useful book... read more
It has been said that beauty is where you see it and genius is all around, waiting to be identified. Beauty — Quinta Tesoro ... read more
Snowbirds are landing in our exciting little corner of Mexico. Merchants say none too soon. We, the Wests, enjoy Christmas at ... read more
Northern Mexican climate of Chihuahua is ideal for pistachio trees, which require only half as much water as the more common p... read more
Use whatever dark salad greens are available in your local market for this pear and candied pistachio salad. Mixed baby greens... read more
Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of March.... read more
February 20, 1943 — A brand-new volcano, subsequently called Paricutín, erupts in a farmer’s field in Michoacan. It attra... read more
Corn was the crop of choice 17 years ago when we landed in Mexico, on the shores of Lake Chapala. Everybody who had a patch of... read more
Like a shimmering mirage that lasts only until your next blink, the Tuesday Market, or tianguis, appears once a week at dawn, ... read more
The Girl from Veracruz is the twelfth and latest novel in John Scherber's Murder in Mexico mystery series. Like most of the ot... read more
Great intellectuals of the world have been talking for seven years about making things better. You can see how that has turned... read more