Hacienda Okhra Summer Harvest – First Crops 2014

In the tropics, at least in our region here on the Southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, summer time starts when the rains end at the end of December. This means we get many of our summer time crops planted in November and start getting our first harvest in February. Some items like lettuce and

Tropical Flower Arrangements

Lyndsey recently started working with local wedding coordinator Courtney White-Mellon designing flower arrangements for different events. Courtney and her husband Josh run a boutique wedding business in Santa Teresa called Simply Rustic Weddings. They bring a natural bohemian style to their work which compliments the tropical surroundings. The flowers come in the day of the

Nautilus Aquaponics Installation

I recently finished installing an aquaponics system at a friends rest/hotel in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. In the next couple of weeks we will get the fish and the vegetables going. I made a little trial run video of the system to help explain to others how it works. The system uses water pressure with