Tag: Plants and flowers

West Pembroke Primary Opens Sensory Garden

West Pembroke Primary Opens Sensory Garden

Junior Minister of Education Leah Scott yesterday [Apr 15] helped to open a unique Sensory Garden created by the ASD Department at West Pembroke Primary School. A spokesperson said, “The students and their teachers, Miss Freda Trimm and Miss Zola French, worked for several months along with volunteers to complete the project located in the courtyard... Read more of this article

Garden Club of Bermuda To Host May Wedding

Garden Club of Bermuda To Host May Wedding

The Garden Club of Bermuda’s Open Houses and Gardens Programme “A May Wedding” is set to be held on Saturday, May 10 from 10.00am to 4.00pm at Christ Church in Warwick. The Garden Club of Bermuda described the event by saying, “A traditional Bermuda wedding is a joyous occasion. Please mark your calendars for what promises to... Read more of this article

Bermuda Garden To Feature In London Show

Bermuda Garden To Feature In London Show

The Fairmont Hamilton Princess announces today that the hotel has sponsored “The Bermuda Double Fantasy Garden” at the Chelsea Flower Show taking place in May 2014 in London. Previous Chelsea Flower Show exhibitor and medal-winner Dominique (Nicky) Gurret has designed the garden following a naturalist theme inspired by John Lennon’s visit to the... Read more of this article

Photos: Gibbons In Bloom Flower Show

Photos: Gibbons In Bloom Flower Show

On Thursday, March 27, Gibbons Company once again presented their popular Gibbons In Bloom Flower Show, decorating the doors and windows of Gibbons Company, Nine West, Twenty 5 Reid, and The Gibbons Home Store with magnificent and exceptional floral displays designed by the island’s leading floral designers and landscape companies.Gibbons Company... Read more of this article

BELCO: Trim Trees To Avoid Power Outages

BELCO: Trim Trees To Avoid Power Outages

This week’s high winds resulted in scattered power outages across the Island, including outages caused by foliage coming into contact with overhead lines. As vegetation is especially lush this spring, BELCO said they wish to remind property owners that now is the time to trim trees and other foliage, so that they are at least 10 feet away from overhead... Read more of this article

Folk Remedies Book Second Edition Published

Folk Remedies Book Second Edition Published

It has only been two month since the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs published Bermudian Folk Remedies: Using Medicinal Botanicals for Common Ailments by Dr Kuni Frith-Black to highlight and preserve an important and fascinating aspect of our island’s heritage. The book has been a resounding success and sold-out by January 2014. This... Read more of this article

“Gibbons In Bloom” Flower Show Starts Thursday

“Gibbons In Bloom” Flower Show Starts Thursday

On Thursday [March 27] Gibbons Company will present once again the popular Gibbons In Bloom Flower Show. Gibbons Company, and it’s branch stores, Nine West, Twenty 5 Reid and The Gibbons Home Store will be decorated from its doors and windows with magnificent and exceptional floral displays designed by the Island’s leading Floral Designers and... Read more of this article

Photos: Demco/Bloom Wedding, Event Exhibition

Photos: Demco/Bloom Wedding, Event Exhibition

Demco and Bloom Limited, in collaboration with Bermuda’s premier wedding and event specialists, hosted a by-invitation only Wedding and Event Exhibition in the gardens of Vickers Bay Devonshire, next to DEMCO’s shop on Sunday [Mar 9].Brides and Event Planners were treated to a array of themed pieces showcasing the amazing talents of their creative... 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

Students & Parks Department Staff Recognised

Students & Parks Department Staff Recognised

At an event held recently at the Visitors Center in the Botanical Gardens, students from CedarBridge Academy and Opportunity Workshop were recognized for their achievements in working alongside employees of the Department of Parks. The students assisted the Arboretum staff with landscape maintenance and special projects at the Arboretum, the Deputy... Read more of this article


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