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[4 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Nightshade Eggplant which is scientifically known as Solanum Melongena. The Eggplant is native to the Indian subcontinent and has been cultivated in Southern and Eastern Asia from where it later made its way to the Western World.

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[30 Jan 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Bay Leaf Palm which is scientifically known as Sabal mauritiiformis.

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[23 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Brazilian Red Cloak and it is scientifically known as Megaskepasma erythorochlamys. The ‘Brazilian Cloak’ is a herbaceous shrub that is very showy and fast growing. Being an exhibition of beautiful red/scarlet terminal flowers, this plant never fails to thrill its viewers.

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[18 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Fireworks Plant which is scientifically known as Clerodendrum quadriloculare. The Fireworks Plant consists of over 450 species of trees or shrubs and is originally from the Phillippines.

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[6 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Have you ever wondered where chocolate comes from? Or how papayas grow?

Have you ever wondered where chocolate comes from? Or how papayas grow? Did you know that used cardboard can be recycled as ground cover or that potatoes can really fly (well, not really but . . .)? Venture out to our Maya Farm and you will find answers to these perplexing questions and learn many other interesting facts about tropical plants and organic agriculture. There are over 60 different species of vegetables, herbs, and fruit trees in organic cultivation …