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Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

The Department of Health is reminding the public to register for the Bermuda Parish Garden Competition 2022 with the theme ‘Let’s grow together.’ A spokesperson said, “The categories are School Garden, Community Garden, Non-Traditional Garden, Small Garden and Large Garden. “The registration deadline is September 22 at forms.gov.bm/gardencompetition.... Read more of this article

Demco Creates Floral Tribute For The Queen

Demco Creates Floral Tribute For The Queen

Demco used their artistic talents to create a floral tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II. Demco posted the photos online below, saying, “In honour of Her Majesty, Demco Devonshire and Demco To Go on Church Street will be closed on Monday, 19th September. This stunning tribute was created with passion by our talented senior florist Dustin using... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Roses In Vase

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Roses In Vase

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features reflective Bermuda roses in a vase. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both sizes below, and check... Read more of this article

Trees Trimmed As Part Of Hurricane Preparation

Trees Trimmed As Part Of Hurricane Preparation

The Department of Parks carried out tree trimming and maintenance on Berry Hill Road in Paget as part of the Government’s hurricane preparedness efforts, which include cutting back overhanging vegetation and shrubbery around the Island. A Government spokesperson said, “High winds from storms have the potential to knock over trees and create additional... Read more of this article

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

The Department of Health and the ‘Grow.Eat.Save Programme’ has partnered with the Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to “launch an initiative to encourage residents and organisations to start their own gardens to help address food insecurity and promote healthier living.” A Government... Read more of this article

Governor Welcomes ‘Eco Club’ Students

Governor Welcomes ‘Eco Club’ Students

The Governor welcomed “School Garden & Eco Club” students from Victor Scott Primary and Dellwood Middle Schools to celebrate their gardening success for the 2021-2022 school year. In an online post, the Government House said, “Yesterday evening, the Governor and Mr Jacob Hawkins welcomed “School Garden & Eco Club” students from... Read more of this article

Video: Virtual Gallery’ Of Bermuda Flowers

Video: Virtual Gallery’ Of Bermuda Flowers

The latest installment of Bernews’ series of ‘Virtual Shows’ features flowers from across the island, providing a ‘virtual flower bouquet’ in honour of Mother’s Day. This marks the third in a series of ‘Virtual Art Shows’ by Bernews highlighting some of the island’s many skilled photographers and artists, as well as... Read more of this article

Photos: BZS Micro Forest At Warwick Playground

Photos: BZS Micro Forest At Warwick Playground

If you drove along South Shore in Warwick last Saturday morning you may have seen a large group of people planting at Warwick Playground. The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] was joined by their Junior Volunteers, members of the BZS Science Club, individuals from the Government of Bermuda’s Department of Parks, employees from the Bermuda Aquarium,... Read more of this article

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

SPCA Holds Fizz & Flowers Fundraising Event

SPCA Holds Fizz & Flowers Fundraising Event

The Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] recently held a Fizz and Flowers fundraising event at The Tasting Rooms in conjunction with Helen Sawden Flowers. A spokesperson said, “Guests experienced a floral workshop paired with pink champagne. “The SPCA would like to thank Helen Sawden Flowers and The Tasting Rooms for helping... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudiana Easter Egg

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudiana Easter Egg

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features an Easter egg theme incorporating the Bermudiana, the island’s national flower. The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper and social media graphic download. To... 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