Twenty years ago Jahib Daher bought ten acres of mosquito-ridden, melaleuca-choked swamp in far western Broward County. The land around his still looks the same, but Daher has turned his property into a private Eden. The 53-year-old, his wife Dalva, and their three children share their land with five dogs and two horses. Country music drifts from the hand-built horse barn as Daher sits beneath the thatched roof of a cypress-log picnic shelter. Peanut, a small black, white, and brown dog, scampers over to him before shaking off a spray of water after a dip in the pond. Butterflies drift among the tall palms. "Years and years of sweat and money it has cost me to do this," he says. "I built this: my... More >>>