In recent years, Monstera plants have become a star of our Instagram and Pinterest feeds. This tall, tropical
plant, also known as the “swiss cheese plant”, has perforated leaves, a vibrant green color that
resembles its natural habitat in the jungle, and is well recognized as a house plant. But here in South Florida, we know this plant is as popular inside as out; we often find it anchoring landscapes.
There is so much to love about this plant. From its “delicious” sounding Latin name (Monstera deliciosa), to its iconic leaves, there’s something in it for everyone. What you may not realize, however, is this familiar plant also provides us Read More
If you grew up in the tropics you know: a guava is perfectly ripe when you can smell it without even putting it to your nose; some you can detect from across the room. They taste is uniquely tropical, almost a combination between a strawberry and a pear. The soft flesh surrounds hundreds of hard little, edible seeds - don't bother to chew them. Its juice is frequently referred to as "the nectar of the gods."