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The Garden of Your Dreams

Unleash your Green Magic! AA Home Gardening is your haven for cultivating Caribbean plants with soul. Discover exotic fruits, potent medicinal herbs, and vibrant flowers – all nurtured organically. Explore expert tips, DIY guides, and high-quality supplies to bring your tropical garden dreams to life. Start your journey today!

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A Few Words About Us

Rooted in Jamaica, Growing Globally: Discover AA Home Gardening

The verdant soil of Jamaica nourishes not just plants, but also a profound love for nature that runs deep within me. Growing up beside my father, a dedicated farmer, I was constantly surrounded by vibrant flora, learning their secrets and witnessing their power to sustain life. In our close-knit Jamaican community, a unique form of self-sufficiency bloomed. Different families cultivated diverse crops, fostering a natural “farmers’ coop” within our streets. This deep connection to the land and its bounty became the cornerstone of my life.

Now, residing in the UK, I carry this legacy forward through AA Home Gardening. My passion lies in cultivating not just exotic Caribbean fruits and vibrant flowers, but also the potent medicinal herbs deeply woven into Jamaica’s cultural fabric. Just as generations past relied on nature’s wisdom for healing, I aim to empower others to explore the wonders of indigenous Jamaican plants and embrace organic practices.

AA Home Gardening is more than just a website; it’s a haven for those seeking to:

  • Uncover the magic of Caribbean plants: Immerse yourself in the unique beauty and diversity of Jamaican flora, from vibrant Anthuriums to the potent Moringa leaf.
  • Tap into the power of nature’s medicine: Discover the rich world of Jamaican medicinal plants, traditionally used to address various ailments, and explore their potential benefits.
  • Cultivate your own green haven: Learn organic gardening techniques and DIY guides tailored to nurturing Caribbean plants, even in UK climates.
  • Connect with your heritage: Explore the fascinating world of Jamaican gardening practices and reconnect with the deep-rooted traditions passed down through generations.

Join me on this journey as we delve into the vibrant world of Caribbean plants, celebrate the healing power of nature, and cultivate a more mindful connection to the Earth. Let AA Home Gardening be your guide to unlocking the magic that lies within!

the mighty leaf of life

leaf of life (bryophyllum pinnatum)

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plant origin

The Leaf of Life plant (bryophyllum pinnatum) is said to be a native plant of the African continent.  It also found in abundance in many subtropical and tropical countries. It is naturalized throughout the many hot and moist parts of India and also found in the Caribbean.

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benefits of leaf of life

The plant also has large amounts of antihistamine and anaphylactic properties. Additionally, it has been shown to have anti-diabetic properties as well as working as an intestinal cleanse. Furthermore, the plant has also been found to rid the body of mucus.

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use in a various countries

Bryophyllum pinnatum is used in ethnic remedy treatment for earache, burns, abscesses, ulcer, insect bites, diarrhea and Lithiasis. It has been documented in Trinidad and Tobago as being used as customary cure for hypertension and for the healing of Kidney stones. In South Eastern Nigeria, this herb is used to ease and speed up the dropping of the placenta of a newly born baby.

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some of our plant projects

Plants growing in my garden