Archive for the 'Plants' Category


Sunday, July 31st, 2011


Monday, March 21st, 2011

this weeks… favorite orchid at the Botanical Gardens

eliza returns and blooms at botanical gardens

Friday, February 18th, 2011

also blooming is the Philippine Jade Vine.


Saturday, January 8th, 2011


Monday, November 1st, 2010

chacala treasure

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Hermana’s View

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

Some people know how to create spaces and here’s a prime example. Take look at this bedroom view from a new casa located high above Yelapa…yup that’s the wonderdog, Paloma checking it all out too….

magical vine

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

whats the name?

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Can anyone tell me the name of this tree? It’s twenty feet tall and once a year blooms with the sweetest smells, one that covers an entire neighborhood. Some one help me with the name…


Wednesday, May 9th, 2007

I found this tree last month, on the chacala trail. What an amazing plant!

plant people

Friday, April 20th, 2007

nursesspanishmexico recently made another visit of Certified California Nurses visiting Yelapa and emmersing themselves in Spanish. I got a chance to meet a handful at Jarrett’s as we were treated to an amazing plant walk with my Mother in Law, Alicia. Can you spot her in the group?

bougonvilla in bloom

Saturday, June 3rd, 2006

here’s one of many sights in Chacala, Jalisco, Mexico


Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

We are lucky to have a four wheel drive vehicle and spend lots of time in the mountains above Yelapa. Here is Danny, pictured with fresh coffee and herbs. Who would have thought that fresh coffee beans are sweet? Did you know that our county grows some of the best coffee in Mexico? .


Thursday, April 13th, 2006

green agave

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

Raicilla is the byproduct of this variety of Agave. It takes seven years for the harvest. Pictured here is one of my favorite views, on the path to Chacala. If you ever find yourself near Chacala or Moscotita, look for the taverno of Manuel and his son, Choan. They are truly the masters of this […]