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6 Key Success Factors to Growing Orchids in the Tropics

It is said that gardening in the tropics is easier than in any other part of other world because everything grows so fast and...

Why a Thai Monk is Living a Hermit Life in Nature

Offering panoramic views of Prachuap Khiri Khan, a province in southern Thailand, a 10-metre platform overlooks thousands of hectares of a green tropical rural...

Khao Sok: A Tropical Jungle Nature Experience in Thailand

Like many countries in the wet tropics, Thailand has areas of rainforest where both tourists and locals alike can spend time enjoying nature experiences...

A Taste of Taoism – How Two Vegetarians Taught Me to Respect Nature

“Thank you, sky and land; thank you, farmer; thank you, cook,” the married Thai couple Wan and O say before meals, holding up their...

Are the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens Worth Visiting?

As a keen gardener and landscaper living in tropical Malaysia, whenever I travel around the world, I like to visit botanic gardens in tropical...

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The Pros and Cons of Living in Tropical Countries

For most of us born and raised in a tropical country, we really couldn’t think of living anywhere else. The thought of living in...

Golden Cane Palms – Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em!

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Using Plants to Stabilize Slopes in the Tropics

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Try This Savoury Version of Eight Treasures Rice

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Gluten-free Rustic Pineapple Cookies

I always remember the sweet juicy pineapples locally grown in Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo and Thailand. I enjoy them as fruits or in fruit salad....

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