Si Como No Butterfly Garden, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
I've only been to a half dozen or so butterfly gardens in my life, but clearly one of the best is the one I went to in Manuel Antonio, which gets mad props for its butterfly collection as well as the therapeutic arrangement of its garden for people to enjoy a relaxing moment.
Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza
At first glance, CATIE is more like a university campus, but they are, in fact, an international institute for agricultural development and biological conservation in Central America and the Caribbean with an incredible outdoor botanical garden.
10 Plants for those of us who have a “blackthumb"
I’ve found growing plants in my home has inspired many of my friends to want to follow suit. Many admit that they would love to have plants in their house but they fear they have a black thumb. “I can’t even grown cacti,” one friend confessed. As you can imagine, the #1 question that I get asked is “What plants won’t I kill?” Here are ten that I would suggest.