Welcome to our eighth article in the series of posts ‘Flowers in Casa de Campo’, an insight into the many different types of plants found across the Casa de Campo complex. Today we bring you the “African Tuliptree.” Scientifically called Spathodea campanulata or Amapola, as is known in the Dominican Republic, is a native from […]
Perfect plants to decorate your bathroom by Costa Farms
Decorating your bathroom with plants is not impossible. It is important to know the conditions of light, humidity and space in your bathroom to choose the right plants. Placing plants in your bathroom, not only brings style, but also gives it a natural touch, purifies the air and helps you relax from daily stress. Therefore, […]
Decorate your home for Christmas with indoor plants
We already enter the best time of the year where we share with family, enjoy delicious food and music, and exchange gifts. When we are hosts and we receive friends and family at home we want everything to look flawless, part of this is represented in the decoration. When we embellish our home with decorative […]
The many benefits of sleeping with plants by Costa Farms
Although there are multiple studies that confirm the benefits of plants for health, there are still many myths regarding them. The most common: Having plants inside the bedroom. How many times have you heard that “plants take away our oxygen” or that “sleeping with plants is dangerous” ? That is why in this article we […]
Poinsettias: Facts and Fiction
What would the Christmas season be without poinsettias? Poinsettias are a longtime favorite holiday décor item because of their bright red color. These gorgeous plants are available in an eye-popping assortment of colors, styles, and sizes that will add holiday spirit to every room in your home. Poinsettias are a snap to grow, too. Just place them in […]
Houseplants for beginners: The Best Pothos Variety for Your Personality
Houseplants add beauty with foliage and flowers to the inside of your house. Have you ever wondered which one is the perfect houseplant for you? For beginners, pothos is one of the easiest you can grow — and one of the most popular. It’s no wonder why. This hardy indoor plant will thrive in any room […]
The growing popularity of Succulents at Costa Farms
Summertime, summertime! Bright colors abound, Costa Farms Nursery makes a compelling case to shop for plants exclusively at their nursery in La Romana or through their distributors. Their gorgeous array of plant varieties is astounding, and one that’s trending this season is succulents. Fabulously popular for their attractive arrangements, succulents are also among the easiest plants to maintain—requiring watering only […]
Discovering the Palms in Casa de Campo
There are more than 2,000 distinct species of palm trees in the world. Approximately 142 are native to the Caribbean, 35 to the island of Hispaniola, of which an estimated 23 cannot be found in any other part of globe, and 15 are listed in danger of extinction. The Palma Real (Roystonea borinquena), seen in the […]
Get your plant and floral arrangements for the holiday season this weekend at Fall Fest with Costa Farms!
As you’re well aware, this weekend’s Altos de Chavón Fall Fest is one you do not want to miss! With an array of activities planned for Dueños 2016 and Halloween on Friday and Saturday, we want you to stick around Casa de Campo on Sunday for Chavón’s first-ever fall festival. Already lined up are several FREE events […]
Emilio Robba launches new collection in Paris
Emilio Robba is excited to announce the unveiling of his new collection at his Paris Flagship Showroom located in the galerie Vivienne. The successful opening of his exhibition “Le meuble est un jardin”, has set the energetic tone for Mr.Robba’s latest concept.
Noni, a mysterious green fruit growing in Altos de Chavón
Here at Casa de Campo Living we’re always on the look out for interesting things to write about, and today we have discovered a new weird and wonderful fruit – Noni!