The frantic gardening of your heroine got another boost towards the end of the year. Suzy and the brother in law – the one that sells her precious and rare plants at the plants weekend market in Nakluea - went to a plant fair in Bangkok where they met a most interesting supplier. Not only got the man vanilla, but also 7 different varieties of fig trees, “black moon” passion fruits from Mexico, rare black bananas from Papua New Guinea, red bananas from Israel, one banana type that reaches 14 meters in height and so on. Your gardening heroine did not know that Vanilla is an orchid and has planted one in the luscious gardens surrounding Castelgandolfo. Besides these so interesting plants, the first cocoa plants are for sale now as well. Besides macadamia, rosemary, gac, date palms from Syria, three passion fruit varieties, red lipstick shrubs, screw pines, nutmeg and so on.
Suzy Size is full of hope and enthusiasm and has high expectations for 2012.
This was at least a terrific start so far!
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