Get divorced.

Have a baby.

Move to Costa Rica Panama.

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Viveros and flowers

I like plants. A lot. I have not had a lot of luck, however, finding a great selection of plants here. That was, of course, one of my dreams of moving to Latin America – a big garden full of exotic flowers and growing my own fruits and vegetables. So far, none of my vegetables won’t grow in David, my fruit trees don’t produce anything, and I can’t find a

Ants in the garden

So, gardening in Panama presents unique challenges.

Starting a garden in Panama

Part of the whole dream of moving to Central America was populated with images of lush tropical gardens filled with pineapple plants. Of course, the place I moved to in San Isidro de El General ended up having a garage and a concrete covered area for hanging laundry.