Now we can again harvest the delicious Strawberry guava fruits Psidium cattleyanum. They grow in abundance, need no fertilizer or much water. If you want to grow them in your garden in Thailand we can send them to you.
Author Archives: Hans Fritschi
Riding the Lao Chinese train
The LCR (Lao China Railway) opened in December 2021 connecting Kunming in South China with the Laotian capital Vientiane. The most scenic part is the leg between Vientiane and the magic Laotian city of Luang Prabang which is a World Heritage site.. The train ride takes less than two hours. Thickets are only for sale three days before departure which is a considerable hurdle for foreign visitors or tourists.
Growing Chinese olives in Thailand
It is very easy to grow Chinese olives in Thailand. The Canarium album tree delivers black fruits fast which look a lot like the European olives and they also taste a bit like the original.
A delicious tropical nut
If you like to grow delicious nuts in a tropical country like Thailand, you should plant a Pachira aquatica also known as Malabar chestnut or Money tree. This very productive tree grows even well on poor soil and delivers beautiful flowers. We can deliver Pachira aquatica trees all over Thailand.
Sending out Vanilla vines in Thailand
In our last plant order this year we send out 10 Vanilla vines, 2 red bananas and 1 Cannonball tree seedling. All the plants we send within Thailand are very well packed and normally arrive the next day at their destination.
Goslings enjoy a happy life
Our cute goslings fully enjoy happy days at Discovery Garden Pattaya. They munch on delicious grass or pellets, have a healthy drink of water and enjoy the company of their many friends and colleagues.
Making fake “Campari” without alcohol
Campari orange is a great drink. Using Kaffir limes, Roselle, Stevia, Cinnamon sticks and Cloves Hans Fritschi makes a low calories drink without any alcohol that tastes very much like real “Campari” orange cocktail. And most ingredients are home grown at Discovery Garden Pattaya.
How Christmas geese grow in Thailand
Our largest Christmas goose weighs 4.2 Kilo. We cross the small Thai geese with the large Toulouse variety and thus get larger birds. Everything you always wanted to know about geese breeding in Thailand.
Do hens eat eggfruits?
In an unique experiment Hans Fritschi is trying to find out whether hens are eating eggfruits or not? Meet Pouteria campechiana, eggfruit or “mon khai” as this unique fruit from South America is called in Thai.
Making Bay leaf seedlings in the rain
The daily rains continue in Thailand: Time to produce new Bay leaf seedlings in a dry spot. Feeble roots in the clay soil pose the largest obstacle to growing Bay leaves in Thailand. Adding lava stone to the pot soil helps a lot.