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Mornings in May-Afternoons too!
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Mornings in May-Afternoons too!

Filed in Cabins, Costa Rica Seasons, Finca Lilo by on May 9, 2016 0 Comments • views: 908

Happy May Day! Happy May Day! May is a transition month from the dry season to the green season. We enjoy sunny mornings most of the time until about 11 or 12 in the afternoon, then it clouds up and by 2PM it’s raining, everything cools off and by nightfall the rains have dissipated. Here’s […]

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Rice and Beans
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Rice and Beans

Filed in Food by on April 25, 2016 0 Comments • views: 876

Colorful “beans” all from the same bush. These taste like pigeon peas and I think that’s what they are. We grow these on the farm, they are delicious and pack a powerful punch! Our worker and his boys help whack  black beans from dried plants. After the husks have been whacked, the beans are put […]

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Pure Life! Pura Vida!
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Pure Life! Pura Vida!

Filed in Costa Rica, La Amistad International Park, Uncategorized by on April 19, 2016 0 Comments • views: 987

We hope that, when the instects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics. -Bill Vaughan A mini-insect in the international park, La Amistad. Close up and incredible!  We have our fair share of insects in the park and on the farm. The place teems […]

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Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1761

Flowers, Fragrance and Food views: 1880

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. Flowers in our vegetable garden are a double delight. Such loveliness to enjoy visually, fragrance and food! Amaranth cereal flower growing in the vegetable garden. Sunflowers in the vegetable garden. Passion flower (pasaflora) in the vegetable garden. Thyme in the vegetable garden. Achote used to color food. […]

Along the River Banks views: 2018

The Earth laughs in flowers! With each passing season we enjoy laughter from the Earth. The different seasons bring different flowers to the plants and trees around the farm. The  river, Rio Platanillal flows through the farm and the banks of the river are left untouched in a park like setting and jungle canopy. My husband […]

River Time views: 1267

A good river is nature’s life work in a song. The Rio Platanillal flows through the farm. In our little crook of the river we enjoy three waterfalls, four great swimming holes and all in a park like setting. The river is a spectacular place to swim, enjoy nature and marvel in all its splendor.

Grateful for Gardens views: 1222

There is no such thing as bad weather on the farm, there’s only kinds of good weather. The “green season” brings heavier rains mixed with sunshine almost daily. Rain and sun bring on vibrant colors and plenty of green.  “Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…”It is the sun shining on the rain and the […]