‘Ōhia ‘Ai – Mountain Apples

‘Ōhia ‘Ai – Mountain Apples

When will our giant mountain apple tree fruit? We have a beautiful tree that we’ve watched grow from 3 feet to over 12 in the last few years.  A few flowers, but never any fruit.  It’s said it can grow up to 60 feet tall with trunk circumference of 15...
Copenhagen with Kids

Copenhagen with Kids

3 Days is an insanely short trip for any city in Europe, but we had to sneak in a Coldplay concert.  Copenhagen has captured our hearts, and its now on our revisit-list! Though it was short, sandwiched in between Bristol and Poznań, we managed to visit the famous...
Maui’s Mai’a – Apple Bananas

Maui’s Mai’a – Apple Bananas

We love that our banana trees are so prolific! We get bunches (around 30-50 bananas on each) every month or so.  And we only have a 10 x 5 foot space for the trees (though they’re quickly growing outside of my futile boundaries. The banana, known as...
Will Lahaina’s Banyan Tree Survive the Fires?

Will Lahaina’s Banyan Tree Survive the Fires?

Though the importance of taking care of our displaced people and animals come first, it’s important to ensure the Lahaina Banyan Tree’s future as well. DONATE NOW! The Lahaina fires destroyed so much. It’s still uncertain as to whether the Lahaina...
Treehouse Planning

Treehouse Planning

Sketches, Goals, Planning, Final Design   “Grandpa, what are you doing up in that tree?” So, we have 2 beautiful trees on either side of our house.  Last year, Grandpa noticed that the inside of the tree had been topped off at one point....
Treehouse Platform Structure

Treehouse Platform Structure

This is where I’ll be sharing building the initial structure to hold the treehouse.   Please come back soon!     The Ships Ladder Inspired by Treehouse Masters, I decided this would be the best way to have up and down strength with as little...