Growing tropical house plants indoors

Blogging about growing iconic tropical plants in pots and containers as house plants indoors anywhere. In my case in Stockholm, Sweden. Tropical house plants info, care, ideas and inspiration. Aloha feeling as a part of living!
Now complete with a tropical house plants shop with handpicked growers selling there. Also travel guides for tropical plants lovers and reviews of best tropical garden hotels for your vacation time.

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360 VR garden and greenhouses tours

360 VR garden and greenhouses tours

Whenever I travel to a new place I always try to visit local botanical garden and to do a blog post about it. So far I've been only taking photos and sharing my impressions in written. From now on I'm really excited to do even Virtual Reality, 360° video tours of tropical gardens and greenhouses. First out is the ...

My tropical urban jungle… counted and classified

My tropical urban jungle… counted and classified

Jungles is another word for "many tropical plants in one place" so urban jungle is the right description of our apartment. But how many are many in my case? I didn't know the exact answer until now. I'm not gonna know it in a month or so again, as even urban jungle is a living thing, but right now I do know, because I ...

How to avoid flies in your newly potted plants

How to avoid flies in your newly potted plants

Whenever you are using organically rich soil for potting or repotting, in most cases just a few days later you will see myriads of small flies crawling in your pots. There is, however, a very easy way to avoid flies there. I often get this question from people watching my videos: why do you have sand in your ...

Lankester Botanical Garden, Costa Rica

Lankester Botanical Garden, Costa Rica

Our last day of Costa Rica trip definitely wasn't a lazy one. We woke up early to meet our new local friend Erick Matamoros - a great freelancing photographer and kindly our guide for a car trip to Irazú volcano, followed by a visit to the Lankester Botanical Garden and then a direct drive to the airport for home ...

A stroll in home jungles

A stroll in home jungles

Follow me on a short 8min video stroll through our home-grown jungles, our tropics at home on a couple of square meters. This is my entire, well almost, "collection" of tropical plants I grow indoors in our flat in Stockholm, Sweden. With plant names. I did the footage in the end of March this year (2017), but I ...

TROPICAL PLANTS TO GROW INDOORS

What this is all really about. Plant info, indoors care and growing ideas for creating your own piece of tropics.

TROPICAL BOTANICAL GARDENS AND GREEN HOUSES

Places for quick escape to tropics and to get an inspiration for your own growing.

Whenever I travel to a new place I always try to visit local botanical garden and to do a blog post about it. So far I've been only taking photos and sharing ...

Our last day of Costa Rica trip definitely wasn't a lazy one. We woke up early to meet our new local friend Erick Matamoros - a great freelancing photographer ...

Having a stopover in the third busiest airport in France, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport? Or spending your vacation on French Riviera? Plan a couple of hours before ...

GUIDES TO TROPICS

Not all tropics are created equal. Find here where and when to go for vacation if you are a tropical plants lover.

Knowing where and when to go in Costa Rica can make all the difference to your vacation there. Wet, or as they call it green and dry seasons are an obvious ...

BEST TROPICAL GARDEN HOTELS AND RESORTS

A plant lover traveling to tropics should consider staying at a hotel where garden is taking seriously.

4-stars hotel with 41.000 sqm (10 acres) of sustainable tropical garden to explore in San José, Costa Rica. More than 1000 tropical plant species.

TROPICAL HOUSE PLANTS SHOP

Multivendors shop for tropical plants you can grow indoors.

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Hoya megalaster

Hoya megalaster

Sold By Gekko Enterprise Co.Ltd.
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Musa laterita Siamensis (Thai Gold)

Musa laterita Siamensis (Thai Gold)

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$19.50
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Variegated coffee plant

Variegated coffee plant

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$20.00
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Monstera deliciosa variegated

Monstera deliciosa variegated

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$21.15
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Areca catechu dwarf form (Dwarf Betel Nut Palm)

Areca catechu dwarf form (Dwarf Betel Nut Palm)

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$18.00
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Plumeria rubra ‘Penang Peach’. Potted or cutting. EU delivery.

Plumeria rubra ‘Penang Peach’. Potted or cutting. EU delivery.

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$17.68$35.37
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Adenium ‘Curled Leavs’

Adenium ‘Curled Leavs’

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$19.00
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iPhone tropical wallpaper collection

iPhone tropical wallpaper collection

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The Genus Hoya – Species & Cultivation

The Genus Hoya – Species & Cultivation

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$29.95
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Black pepper plant

Black pepper plant

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What is it site for?

I’m sharing here my passion for growing exotic tropical plants. Making it to a life style, to a part of home design.

Why tropical plants indoors?

Typical for dream holiday destinations, those plants are exotic for most of us. They will give a touch of Aloha feeling to any house.

Who am I?

Alex Mielnikau, crazy tropical plants lover at your service. Hobby grower, photographer, blogger with some selective university education in botany and tropical coastal ecosystems.

Where can you grow?

I grow palms, Plumeria, Heliconia, bananas, pine apples and much more in a tiny, by many standards, flat in Stockholm, Sweden (Alaskan latitude). So you can do the same anywhere!

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