A Tropical Recipe for Green Tomato Chutney

I grow tomatoes in my vegetable garden all year round. That’s one of the benefits of living in the tropics. But I do have problems with them in the...

The Challenges of Seaside Gardening in the Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands are in the South Pacific, roughly halfway between the Equator and the Tropic of Capricorn, in the Coral Sea. When I tell friends about our location,...

Where to Find the Best Tropical Interior Decorating Ideas on the Web

When we think about redecorating a room in a tropical home, or starting from scratch in a new house, we are often overwhelmed by the options available. We see...

Using Plants to Stabilize Slopes in the Tropics

In the small garden, the stabilization of steep slopes is usually achieved through the building of retaining walls. These can be built using a variety of materials such as...

The Beauty and Fragrance of Tropical Plumerias (aka Frangipanis)

Plumerias are small tropical trees that are widely grown throughout the tropical world. In some countries the plumeria is known as frangipani and it has a wide range of...

8 Safety Tips for Deep Sea Fishing Trips in the Tropics

Whether you call it fishing or angling in your part of the world, if you live in the tropics one of the most stimulating all-year-round pastimes is deep sea...