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Art Display Of Blue Butterflies At Roundabout

Art Display Of Blue Butterflies At Roundabout

An art display of fluttering blue butterflies is featured at the Crow Lane Roundabout in Paget, having been created by local artist Nicky Gurret. A Government spokesperson explained, “Members of the public have no doubt noticed the art display of fluttering blue butterflies, accompanying the zinnia flowers planted in Crow Lane Roundabout, Paget. “In... Read more of this article

Working To Track Down Dodder-Infested Plants

Working To Track Down Dodder-Infested Plants

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is working with Aberfeldy Nurseries to track down basil plants infested with dodder, saying that “it is of critical importance that the dodder seeds do not get released into the environment.” A Government spokesperson said, “Unfortunately, it has been confirmed that Aberfeldy... Read more of this article

People Urged To Check For Parasitic Dodder

People Urged To Check For Parasitic Dodder

After dodder – which was described as an “invasive, parasitic weed” — was found on a basil plant purchased at a local plant nursery, people who have purchased herb seedlings from any local plant nursery over the past month are encouraged to check them for dodder. A spokesperson said, “On July 31st, 2020, a former Department... Read more of this article

Photos: Friswell’s Hill Community Garden Project

Photos: Friswell’s Hill Community Garden Project

[Updated] A Community Garden space is being created in the Friswell’s Hill area, after the Ball family generously agreed to allow the land to be used free of charge for three years, with the aim being to make a vibrant green space, assist the young people in the Friswell’s Hill area to learn about horticulture, and grow local produce. MP Michael... Read more of this article

Wild Edible Herbal Tour On June 14th

Wild Edible Herbal Tour On June 14th

Wild Herbs N Plants of Bermuda is getting set to hold a ‘Wild Edible Herbal Tour’ on Sunday, June 14 at 2.00pm at Coopers Island, with two additional tours set for June 21. A spokesperson said, “Our Wild Edible Herbal Tour will take place at Coopers Island starting at 2.00pm. “The tour will be for 1.5 hours, including vegan tasters... Read more of this article

Magazine Features Mother/Daughter Floral Art

Magazine Features Mother/Daughter Floral Art

Nicky Gurret and Camille Chin-Gurret’s floral art has been featured in the Summer edition of the magazine ‘The Floral Arranger,’ one of the world’s leading magazines for flower arrangers. This is the third time Ms. Gurret has had her floral art featured in the magazine, with this feature highlighting the exhibit the pair did for last... Read more of this article

Wild Edible Herbal Classes Offered Via Zoom

Wild Edible Herbal Classes Offered Via Zoom

Wild Herbs N Plants of Bermuda is getting set to hold ‘Wild Edible Herbal Classes’ via Zoom from Sunday, April 26 through Tuesday, April 28. A spokesperson said, “We have been doing our wild edible herbal tours for going on three years now, and many people have asked if we are going to be doing anything soon. “Due to the pandemic,... Read more of this article

Nicky Gurret Wins At Flower Show In India

Nicky Gurret Wins At Flower Show In India

Nicky Gurret recently won first place in her class at the World Association of Flower Artists [WAFA] show in Jaipur, India. Ms. Gurret said, “I am thrilled to receive first place and be acknowledged on the world stage as one of the best floral artists in the world, especially in India, where floral art is celebrated everywhere.” Ms. Gurret... Read more of this article

Mother, Daughter Compete In World Flower Show

Mother, Daughter Compete In World Flower Show

Camille Chin-Gurret and Nicky Gurret are currently representing Bermuda while competing in the 13th World Flower Show in Jaipur, India. A spokesperson said, “Ms. Gurret brought her daughter’s entry with her as Ms. Chin-Gurret cannot attend due to her studies at Exeter University. This is Ms. Chin Gurret’s third time entering the World... Read more of this article

Photos: Garden Club Of Bermuda Fundraiser

Photos: Garden Club Of Bermuda Fundraiser

The Garden Club of Bermuda hosted an Open House & Gardens fundraising event at Palm Grove in Devonshire today [Nov 23]. Proceeds from the event goes towards The Garden Club’s Skills Development Program, which is administered with the Parks Department, allowing young Bermudians to gain hands-on training in the field of horticulture. There... Read more of this article

Garden Club Of Bermuda To Host Fundraiser

Garden Club Of Bermuda To Host Fundraiser

The Garden Club of Bermuda will be hosting a fundraising event on Saturday, November 23, from 10.00am to 3.00pm. Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for students aged 10-18, and free for children below 10. A spokesperson said, “The Garden Club of Bermuda Open House & Gardens at Palm Grove will be held on Saturday, November 23. “All... Read more of this article

Bermuda Botanical Society Plant Sale On Oct 12

Bermuda Botanical Society Plant Sale On Oct 12

The Bermuda Botanical Society will be hosting a Plant Sale on Saturday, October 12 from 7.30am to 12.00pm at #3 Windybank, Middle Road, Smiths Parish in Devonshire. The Bermuda Botanical Society objective is to encourage and support the study and promotion of the botanical sciences within Bermuda. All the proceeds of the event will be going to the scholarship... Read more of this article

Demco To Give Out Roses During Pride Parade

Demco To Give Out Roses During Pride Parade

Local florists Demco will be handing out free rainbow roses to participants during tomorrow’s Pride Parade from their Church Street location in Hamilton, saying it is their way of showing support. The Parade is scheduled to get underway at 11.00am on Saturday from Victoria Park, and Demco staff will be handing out approximately 300 rainbow roses... Read more of this article