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This wonderful fertile Costa Rica soil

This wonderful fertile Costa Rica soilLet me tell you about fertile Costa Rica soil. Construction Debris = Papaya. HUGE, MASSIVE, GARGANTUAN, MAMMOTH….well you get the point.  That is exactly what this pile of construction ish I have is. Remodeling a house is always a big undertaking and so is the garbage that goes with it.

In Costa Rica, most of the homes are constructed of concrete, unlike back in the states. So knocking out a wall entails A LOT more work.

The overhauling of our home here has been our life for the past 2 years and will continue to be until “Casa de Kelley” is “listo”!

So the other day I was pulling up the tile from the dining room. For some reason, this is one of my favorite demo jobs! It’s just something about popping tiles up that does it for me… Ok sorry for being weird.

Well, once they are all popped up it is time to take the ones that I couldn’t get up whole to go to the debris pile.  It was so random to find that in my pile of concrete and tile a papaya tree had sprouted up!

Where you spit

I have heard people joke about being careful about where you spit in Costa Rica because the next day a “Spit Tree” will take root! The land here is just that fertile! I think it’s a combo of the volcanos, rain, and warm weather. That unique fusion has made Costa Rica an agricultural wonderland. This wonderful fertile Costa Rica soil

One ingredient to this concoction of perfect fertile Costa Rica soil is the heavy rains that fall for about half of the year keep the soil moist and provide the vital water that all plant life needs to thrive.

People have flocked to Costa Rica for years because of the temperate weather. It is always warm and welcoming. Guess what? Plants like it too!

Rich volcanic soil

Costa Rica properties with fruit trees for saleLastly, the volcanos work wonders! The volcanos are one of the top tourist attractions here. Even scientist around the world come to research them. The many eruptions over the past millennia have dispensed a plethora of minerals into the dirt.

The rich volcanic fertile Costa Rica soil that was produced has contributed to Costa Rica’s lush landscape and fabulous forestation!

The Author

Antoinette and her family live in Alajuela. The kids are totally fluent in Spanish and mom and dad are learning every day. I love to post Antoinette’s findings of day to day life in Costa Rica because the Kelley’s are working hard to adapt to their new home country. Antoinette tells her stories in her own blog, I’m sure you’ll all love her stories.

Thanks, Antoinette for your Costa Rica experiences and your great humor to take on the even most difficult tasks and even enjoy them. And for writing about the incredible fertile Costa Rica soil.


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