Tropical plants blog and online shop
LATEST BLOG POSTS
What is the first house plant you remember from your childhood? Mine is Hoya. The plant grown all over our living room's window looked huge to little me. It was quite regularly in bloom and I loved ...
Have you ever played with a thought of quitting your 8-to-5 day job and moving to tropics? You feel fed up sometimes with winter, snow, cold and darkness during a considerable part of the year? Half ...
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 ...
Pineapple is probably the optimal exotic fruit anyone can grow indoors anywhere. Easy to plant, easy to grow and will produce a juicy, sweet pineapple within about 3 years. Unlike all avocado seeds, ...
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. ...
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 ...
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.
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 travelling 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
Online shop for tropical plants you can grow indoors.
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!