Fascination of Plants Day 18th May 2012: The Hotel Tigaiga joins this initiative by sharing a vanguard project with new technologies: An Interactive Catalogue of free access to explore the 200 species of subtropical plants, which the hotel has over 7000 m2 of gardens. This Interactive Catalog is published on garden.tigaiga.com: The plant guide can beContinue Reading “NEW: our Interactive Tigaiga Plants Catalog!”
Gardeners´World travel, published on September 2011 – page 58: Balmoral Cruise Highlights: Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Gardeners´ Tour to the tranquil Sitio Litre orchid garden and the sub-tropical gardens of the Hotel Tigaiga in Taoro Park. Very happy to welcome you all!
The first international “Fascination of Plants Day” will be held on May 18th (*). In the hotel Tigaiga we are preparing for the occasion and today we planted a “Eugenia unifoliolate” tree and a “Trachycarpus fortunei” palm to increase the number of plant species in our gardens. This action was sponsored by Mrs. Sander, regular customersContinue Reading “Preparing for the “Fascination of Plants Day””
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Gardeners´World travel, page 58 Join us on a spring cruise to the Canary Islands & Madeira Cruise Highlights: Santa Cruz de Tenerife: join us on a free Gardeners´ Tour to the tranquil Sitio Litre orchid garden and the sub-tropical gardens of the Hotel Tigaiga in Taoro Park.
This week we have planted new Phoenix canariensis palm trees in our garden Tigaiga. Thus, we stick to our motto: Tigaiga, a hotel with more palm trees than beds!
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.
Just discovered a very interesting link http://www.schmetterling-raupe.de/kanaren.htm Worth a visit is the butterfly park Mariposario del Drago (www.mariposario.com) in Icod de los Vinos; only 28km from the Tigaiga. You can see the butterfly’s resting on the leaves of the tropical plants. Sometimes they even rest on you!
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!”