our “organ-pipe cactus” (Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum) will bloom soon with its white flowers, which are up to 5cm long and funnel-shaped. Photo: Our handyman Cristo is competent in a variety of skills, repair and maintenance work.
We would like to thank Mr. Dixon, a professional garden & flower photographer and loyal Tigaiga guest. Mr. Dixon invited our visitors to see his impressive botanical film, with clear close-up shots of blooming flowers rich in colour and detail, taken at a number of locations including Tenerife. He gave a wonderful photographic lecture of plant & flowerContinue Reading “Amazing flower photos!”
See how the Tigaiga ficus tree has grown in a year! 20009 -2010
The sunny location and the loving care by our gardeners brings back, at this time of year, a colorful appearance in our cactus garden with many flowers and many strong spines! And it is also the time to admire in the garden Tigaiga starting to flower in the evenings: the cacti “Queen of the Night” (Selenicereus grandiflorus)
The Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) enjoying sunshine at our Tinguaro terrace.
Jardines de La Atalaya – Puerto de la Cruz – Tenerife from Juan Carlos on Vimeo.
Strelizie belong to the Musaceae family. The so-called “flower of paradise” is characterized by bright orange-blue flowers and is one of the most popular souvenirs from the Canary Islands. The cut flower holds, with the right care in the vase, from 10 to 14 days. Here are two important tricks: – Cut the stems everyContinue Reading “Strelizie as cut flowers”
In order to develop knowledge and skills in pruning of palms, the hotel association ASHOTEL with the Canarian government has organized a course for garden experts. It will be held in the hotel Tigaiga gardens during this last week of March and we will be very happy to apply all the new gained knowlegde!