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Historical Photos: Hollis Easter Lily Farm

Historical Photos: Hollis Easter Lily Farm

It was once said Bermuda was known as “The Easter Isle” for a million good reasons — that was the estimated size of the island’s annual crop of lilies when the industry was at its peak. Established in 1880, the island’s trade in the gleaming, pure-white Eastertime bloom was one of Bermuda’s most lucrative export industries... Read more of this article

Lilies: When Bermuda Was ‘The Easter Isle’

Lilies: When Bermuda Was ‘The Easter Isle’

Consider the lilies of the field, says the Bible. And Bermuda once did just that. Christ’s parable about the lily’s elegance surpassing Solomon in all his glory helped to establish a thriving Bermuda industry. As late as the 1890s, Bermuda controlled fully 90 percent of the lily market in the United States. Although Bermuda totals under... Read more of this article

2011: Bermuda Easter Lilies For The Queen

2011: Bermuda Easter Lilies For The Queen

A traditional bunch of Bermuda Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen arrived safe and sound at Buckingham Palace this morning [Apr.20] after their overnight journey on a British Airways flight. The Governor, Sir Richard Gozney and Lady Gozney visited Wadson’s Farm in Southampton early Tuesday morning and nine-year-old BHS friends, Lauren Way... Read more of this article