Fishtank for a floor

Botanist Patrick Blanc’s Paris home is featured in the interior design book Room: Inside Contemporary Interiors. What’s unique about his Paris home is that he’s using the top of a giant fish tank for his floor. He also has a lot of tropical plants growing on the interior walls of his house. I’m skeptical about … Continue reading “Fishtank for a floor”

CSI Mango: Former police forensic tech working to catalogue 600 species of mango

Did you know that there are more than 1,000 named mango species in the world? The beautiful Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, Florida is home to around 600 species of mango.

Beautiful watercolours of tropical plants and fruit

Hillary Parker is a renowned artist who studied at Florida International University. If you’re lucky you have one of her paintings in your home. If you’re in the right place at the right time you can be in one of her workshops. A naturalist and international award winning botanical watercolor artist with paintings exhibited and … Continue reading “Beautiful watercolours of tropical plants and fruit”