Tropical Garden Q

Rain Forest Garden

Location

Lodgings and/or Facilities in areas of Garden

This MIXED Garden has the following plants:

This MIXED Garden has the following trees: 

Maintenance Activities For This Garden:

  • Main Weeds: Cane Grass, Gunpowder Tree, Albizia Tree, Miconia, Koster’s Curse, Fire Ants, Stink Maile, choking, creeping and climbing weeds
    • Spray Soapy Water mix before working in this area
    • Eradicate cane grass as close to the base as possible using a Kama and pickax out if accessible
    • Use a Kama to cut the climbers and the chokers at the plant base to kill them. Remove off plants carefully.
    • Remove all creeping weeds from around the whole garden beds and walkways.
  • Identification and Labeling:
    • Tag and label  transplanted trees with bright color tree ribbon,
    • Date the tree with date it was transplanted
    • Update plant pages if any are added or deleted from the garden.
  • Borders & Maintenance:
    • Keeping the rock borders free of weeds and mosses, weed whack the area of large grasses to keep walkways and evacuation trail low and clear
    • Thin out Mexican Sunflower
    • Check for standing water on tarps and remove water
    • Choose plants for New Garden while leaving room for Ohi’a Camper relocation
    • Identify Weed heaps and use under tarps (never use cane grass stalks under tarps)
  • Harvesting:
    • Harvest Lilikoi daily when in season (down by Hideaway Camp)
    • Harvest Breadfruit on the ground or with fruit picker daily when in season