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How to prepare a natural insecticide and fungicide

How to prepare a natural insecticide and fungicide

In Rancho Delicioso we are experimenting with several recipes in order to create organic products to treat plagues from various insect pests, or to prevent them. We believe that there are harmless ways to treat these frequent problems of the gardens, rather than using chemicals. We came across to this recipe to create a powerful […]

 Geoff McCabe

Costa Rica TreeHouse – Montezuma

Costa Rica TreeHouse – Montezuma

Joseph’s Sacred Geome-Tree House is now available for you to experience.  It’s listed for short term rentals with a 2 day minimum.  The price is $79/night (Nov-April).  Special green season offer: (May-Oct) $69/night, $375/week!  It’s a very unique experience and the view is quite amazing.  Please email TreeHouse@RanchoDelicioso.com for more info and reservations. Joseph is is one […]

 Geoff McCabe

Artificial Wasp Nest for Caterpillar Control

Artificial Wasp Nest for Caterpillar Control

There are hundreds of species of wasps in the jungles of Costa Rica. Many or most are predators of other insects, and we’ve learned that they’re already being used in other parts of Costa Rica to control flies. A Plague of Caterpillars that Eat Spinach and Arugula We have several types of small caterpillars that […]

 Geoff McCabe

Icosahedron Treehouse Construction

Icosahedron Treehouse Construction

Joseph had initially thought to build this sacred geometry structure on the ground, but then when checking out the tree’s in the area.  These 4 lovely Malinia trees in a circle called out to him.  One branched out in such a way that made a perfect 5 sided chalice if you will.  A perfect holding spot […]

 Geoff McCabe

The Legendary Double Egg – Photographic Proof!

The Legendary Double Egg – Photographic Proof!

  Black Betty, our first chicken, rewarded Rancho Delicioso for saving her by producing for us the legendary “double egg” which is like two eggs fused together, and it even has two separate yolks inside! Here are some photos of it, compared with a regular egg, and what it looked fried. It seemed tragic to […]