Thursday, November 28, 2013

Teak and Tiquisque in Permalife Farms, Naturewalk 3

Teak and tiquisque intercropped in Permalife farms, Naturewalk 3.

The plant in the foreground is teak.

The tiqusque on this lot is currently being harvested.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Camping in Naturewalk

A number of campsites have been created close to the river in Naturewalk 3.

Papas Chino (Yampee) and Nampi Intercropped on Permalife Farms, Naturewalk 3

A new intercrop of yampee and nampi is being trialled on Permalife Farms, Naturewalk 3.

Yampee in Permalife Farms, Naturewalk 3

The Papas Chino has sprouted in Permalife farms, Naturewalk 3:

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Harvesting tiquisque in Permalife Farms, Naturewalk 3

Tiquisque harvesting begins in Permalife Farms, Naturewalk 3, this week. The first stage of the process is to pick some sample plants to ensure the crop is ready to harvest.

The good news is that it is ready and the yield looks healthy and high.

Harvest starts immediately, closely followed by replanting.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Moringa in Naturewalk 1

The moringa recently planted in Naturewalk 1 is flourishing.

This moringa is being used as a shade plant for the Vanilla vines growing in Naturewalk 1.

Moringa is a very interesting and useful plant and you can read more about moringa here.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Medical care in Costa Rica

More and more companies are offering medical care for their employees outside of the US as medical tourists.

ABC news investigates further and turns the spotlight on the Costa Rica medical system.