Yes, palm trees have flowers. They are usually tiny, but there are lots of them. To me they look like a spray of colour on an otherwise green palm tree. They can come in quite a few colours including white, yellow, orange and purple. It is said that they have a sweet perfume, but I’m … Continue reading “Flowers of palm trees”
Did you know that palm trunks do not add rings as the palm tree ages? Palm trees also can’t produce new tissue if they are damaged. That’s why generally speaking, any damage that occurs to your palm tree trunk is usually permanent. So, be nice to your palm tree.
There are more than 200 genera and about 2,800 species of palms in the world. Palm trees are found in almost all of the warm parts of the world. Palms belong to the plant family Aracaceae, the only family in the order Arecales. The word areca is thought to originate from Malayam, a southern Indian … Continue reading “How many species of palms are there?”
The great news is that you don’t have to have a detailed plan for everything in your garden when you’re getting started. But to begin, you do need to add a few practical steps to your daydreaming about what might be one day. Getting started with gardening – the orientation of your garden The first … Continue reading “How do I get started with gardening?”
Anyone who wants to learn more about gardening in tropical climates. Whether you have a garden in Naples, Florida, in Cairns, Australia, or Honolulu, Hawaii or another tropical location, there’s something here for you.