Archive for dominican fruits
As you can see from the photos fruit grows BIG here in the Dominican Republic!
Mangos by Haitian artist Louis Rosemond
June is mango month in the Dominican Republic and 2011 sees a bumper crop thanks to the lack of rains in the early part of the year. Mango season runs from May to September.
Native to southeastern Asia and India mangos were first introduced to the Dominican Republic in the mid 1700s. Read More→
A while back we moved from Punta Cana to live 90 minutes away in Bayahibe on the south coast (better sea and wind conditions for our Stand Up Paddle Boarding business).
We’re living in an apartment in a nice, quiet little complex that has some modest but beautiful tropical landscape planting. Part of our own garden runs along an ugly grey, featureless wall. I got bored of looking at it so decided to try my hand at gardening in an attempt to cover the wall with pretty climbing plants and Dominican fruits. Read More→
China (pronounced cheena) or china dulce (cheena dul-say) are sweet oranges. Many street vendors sell them at the side of the road. Read More→
Our tropical climate, varied terrain and endless hours of sunshine make for abundant fruit production in the Dominican Republic. Dominican fruit will taste so much more sweeter than the fruit in your home supermarket as they are left to completely ripen in the sun before being harvested. Mangos and pineapple here taste like heaven. Read More→