Stories with 'plants' tag

6th annual Redland GrowFest!

GrowFest! A celebration of all local things edible, green, and growing   After Hurricane Irma shut down plans for last year’s event, Redland GrowFest! returns for the sixth year to the Fruit & Spice Park October 13 & 14, 2018, from 9:30am-4:30pm. This annual event celebrates all local things edible, green, and growing. Local growers offer a […]

/ September 10, 2018


Foraging Miami’s edibles

There’s more than mangos and avocados out there. Living in a tropical paradise means we have access to truly tropical delights right here in our own backyard.

/ October 6, 2015


Grow a garden anywhere

Whether you have a backyard in the suburbs or a balcony in the city, you can grow your own edible garden. Let us show you how to get started.

/ July 31, 2015


Five weird Miami plants from our Homestead tour

This weekend, we took a field trip with about 25 friends and members of The New Tropic to RF Orchids, Fruit and Spice Park, and Andres Fish Farm in the Redland. We had a blast, and we learned about plants that grow in our tropical climate — whether they should grow here or not. Meet the weirdest plants we saw, and find out how to see them yourself.

/ February 2, 2015