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Photos & Video: Easter Lilies At Local Farm

Photos & Video: Easter Lilies At Local Farm

Once a major export for the island, local farmers still grow Easter Lilies with some beautiful fields to be seen every year as the Easter holiday approaches, with the flowers sold locally, and a bouquet is sent every year to the Queen. While the island no longer exports the flowers in bulk, it was once said Bermuda was known as “The Easter Isle”... Read more of this article

Easter Lily Bouquets Presented To Seniors

Easter Lily Bouquets Presented To Seniors

As a gesture of goodwill in advance of the Easter holiday, the Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert, Premier Burt’s wife Kristin Burt and MP Ianthia Simmons-Wade presented a few of Bermuda’s nursing homes with Easter lily bouquets.A spokesperson said, “The bouquets were shared with Westmeath Residential & Nursing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies Being Sent To The Queen

Bermuda Easter Lilies Being Sent To The Queen

Governor Rena Lalgie participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for the Queen, with the flowers —  grown by Pacheco & Sons Farms — sent on today’s British Airways flight to London.A spokesperson said, “Her Excellency the Governor, Ms Rena Lalgie, participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty... Read more of this article

Easter Lilies Delivered To Rest Homes

Easter Lilies Delivered To Rest Homes

In an effort to cheer up the residents and staff, as well as support local farmers, the Garden Club of Bermuda had bouquets of Easter Lilies delivered to nursing and rest homes across the island, partnering with Pacheco and Sons Farm for the effort. A spokesperson said, “One of the missions of The Garden Club of Bermuda is the beautification of... Read more of this article

Photos: Easter Lilies At Windybank Farm

Photos: Easter Lilies At Windybank Farm

Windybank farm was one of several locations growing Easter Lilies this year, and after seeing the beautiful flowers in the photo sent with the Governor and her family this year, we stopped by to get a few more images of the flowers, some of which were already picked and sent to the Queen via a British Airways flight, part of an annual tradition. While... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies Sent To The Queen

Bermuda Easter Lilies Sent To The Queen

Governor Rena Lalgie and her family participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Malcom Smith of Windybank farm, who is pictured below with the Governor and her family. Government House said that the Easter Lilies departed yesterday [March 31] on the British Airways flight... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sends Easter Lilies To The Queen

Bermuda Sends Easter Lilies To The Queen

Governor John Rankin participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Patty Hill of J&J Produce, who is pictured below along with her daughter Hayley Hill and her granddaughter Elizabeth. Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies are scheduled to depart on this... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies To Be Sent To The Queen

Bermuda Easter Lilies To Be Sent To The Queen

Acting Governor Ginny Ferson participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Carlos Amaral of Amaral Farms, who is pictured below with the Acting Governor. Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies travelled on Tuesday evening’s British Airways flight to London... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies Sent To The Queen

Bermuda Easter Lilies Sent To The Queen

Following a tradition established many years ago, Bermuda-grown Easter Lilies will be sent to the Queen, with the flowers having left Bermuda on Tuesday evening’s British Airways flight. A spokesperson said, “The Governor, Mr John Rankin CMG, participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. This year’s Easter... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sends Easter Lilies To The Queen

Bermuda Sends Easter Lilies To The Queen

Governor George Fergusson and Mrs Fergusson participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. “This year’s Easter Lilies were grown in the Government House gardens,” a spokesperson said. “Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies travelled on Tuesday evening’s British Airways flight to... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies To Be Sent To The Queen

Bermuda Easter Lilies To Be Sent To The Queen

The Governor and Mrs. Fergusson participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Manuel DeSilva, who is pictured below along with his children, Tiffany, Joshua and Catrina. Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies will travel on this evening’s [March 31] British... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies For Queen Elizabeth

Bermuda Easter Lilies For Queen Elizabeth

Governor George Fergusson and Mrs Fergusson participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty the Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Debbie and Alan Cameron for Aberfeldy Nursery in Paget. Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies would travel on this evening’s [Apr 15] British Airway’s flight to London... Read more of this article

BNL To Screen Short Films About Cedar, Lilies

BNL To Screen Short Films About Cedar, Lilies

The Bermuda National Library is getting set to play host to a Historical Heartbeats Winter Lecture Series event that will see Dr. Walwyn Hughes serve as moderator as two films are screened for public viewing. The event will take place on Thursday, March 13 at the Bermuda National Library on Queen Street, beginning at 6.00pm. The two 30 minute films,... Read more of this article