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Moonflower, bishop's egg and maritime pine: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Common names, scientific names, use and care, cultivation and propagation tips, flowering habits, history and little-known facts for the curious tourist or resident read more

Desert rose, dracaena and pothos: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the desert rose, dracaena and pothos. read more

Ponytail palm, croton and dwarf poinciana: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the ponytail palm, croton and dwarf poinciana. read more

Crossandra, mango and jellybean plant: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the crossandra, mango and jellybean plant. read more

Coffee, swamp lily and heliconia: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the coffee tree, swamp lily and heliconia. read more

Celosia, century plant and coconut palm: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the celosia, century plant and coconut palm. read more

Wildflower hunting in Durango Jeffrey R. Bacon

Driving across the state of Durango, flowers paint each region's landscapes with local colors. Wildflower lovers enjoy Durangan flowers nearly all year long because a few hardy species tough out the re... read more

Caladium, candleabra cactus and canna lily: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the caladium, candleabra cactus and canna lily. read more

Buttonwood, calabash and butterfly palm: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the buttonwood, calabash and butterfly palm. read more

Bougainvillea, breadfruit and bromeliads: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are bougainvillea, breadfruit and bromeliads. read more

Did You Know? Mexico's national flower is the humble dahlia Tony Burton

With more than 30,000 native flowering plants to choose from, who would have thought that the humble dahlia would become Mexico's national flower? The earliest known description of the dahlia (known t... read more

Did You Know? Birth control pills come from Mexican yams Tony Burton

The oral contraceptive pill, often referred to simply as "the Pill" was officially fifty years old on October 15, 2001. In the words of The Economist: it "was arguably the first lifestyle drug t... read more

Bismark palm, bottle palm and blue agave: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the bismark palm, bottle palm and blue agave. read more

Bamboo, banana and bird of paradise: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are bamboo, banana and bird of paradise. read more

Triangle palm, yucca and thunbergia: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the triangle palm, yucca and thunbergia. read more

Allamanda, tulipan and zamia: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the allamanda, tulipan and zamia. read more

Acalypha, anthurium and sago palm: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the acalypha, anthurium and sago palm. read more

Gorgeous giants Linda Abbott Trapp

The next time you find yourself in a tropical or subtropical zone, take a closer look at some of the large and lovely foliage. One of the most delightful surprises of any tropical vacation is recogniz... read more

Tropical blues: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico Linda Abbott Trapp

Blue can be compelling as the neon flash of a bird's wing, or quiet as a cloud, but it is never unnerving, always drawing the viewer to relax and witness its timeless grace. In music, blues are associ... read more

Enough water hyacinths, more than enough Marvin West

Ancient Chinese proverb say ox in ditch bad news. Really bad if your ox. Lirio (water hyacinths) on Lake Chapala, in the colorful state of Jalisco, in this magical country called Mexico, is bad news. ... read more

Did You Know? - Nochebuena / Poinsettia Teresa Kendrick

Nochebuena, the Mexican name of the flower English-speakers call poinsettia, was discovered in Taxco and the valleys surrounding Cuernavaca. Known by the Aztecs in their native Nahuatl language as cuet... read more

Ajijic's Favorite Landscaped Gardens Cat Gonzales

  A gated entrance to this garden follows the principles of Feng Shui, inviting you to enter gracefully into the "house of water" - the area corresponding to an easy flow of life as prescribed by F... read more
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