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Public Works To Undertake Vegetation Clearing

Public Works To Undertake Vegetation Clearing

As we enter the peak of hurricane season, the Ministry of Public Works said they would like to remind the public that owners of property next to a road are responsible for trimming back overhanging trees and hedges on their properties to stop vegetation from projecting into the road or sidewalk. “Clearing roadside vegetation next to roads helps... Read more of this article

Ministry: Trimming Overhanging Trees & Hedges

Ministry: Trimming Overhanging Trees & Hedges

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding the public that owners of property adjacent to a road are responsible for trimming back overhanging trees and hedges on their properties to stop vegetation from projecting into the road or sidewalk. “Overhanging trees and hedges can cause safety hazards to road users including obstructed visibility, injury... Read more of this article

Local Company Featured In Tree Care Magazine

Local Company Featured In Tree Care Magazine

Brown and Company Ltd. has  been featured in the June issue of the Tree Care Industry Magazine in the Accredited Company Profile The magazine is the official publication of the Tree Care Industry Association in the USA and has a circulation of approximately 24,000. The article can be accessed here. The Tree Care Industry Association [formally the National... Read more of this article

PLP Constituency 15 To Hold Plant Sale

PLP Constituency 15 To Hold Plant Sale

PLP Constituency 15 will be holding a Plant Sale on Saturday [June 27] on Palmetto Road, with shrubs, roses, coconut palmja, geraniums, hibiscus, croton, aloe vera and more for sale. A PLP spokesperson said, “Constituency 15 of the Progressive Labour Party will be holding a Plant Sale on Saturday, June 27 from 8am until 12 noon. “A stand... Read more of this article

Photos: Night Blooming Cereus Flowers

Photos: Night Blooming Cereus Flowers

An event that rarely occurs took place this evening [June 24], with night-blooming cereus flowers seen in the Pitts Bay Road Pembroke area together with Cut Road and Barrack Hill in St. George’s. The night blooming cereus — also called queen of the night, lunar flower, and moon flower — is a member of the cactus family. It does not bloom often,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Rose Book Receives Literary Award

Bermuda Rose Book Receives Literary Award

The Bermuda Rose Society’s recently published book “Roses in Bermuda Revisited” has received international acclaim, being awarded the Literary Award for Excellency at the 17th World Rose Convention of the World Federation of Rose Societies. Delegates from 32 countries were present at the judging. The Literary Award for Excellence was presented... Read more of this article

Hamilton Celebrates Anniversary With Flowers

Hamilton Celebrates Anniversary With Flowers

2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the City of Hamilton being Bermuda’s capital, and the city is marking the occasion with with the celebration of ‘City in Bloom,’ which has seen the city beautified with flower beds and planters in various locations. This week, Cedar Avenue received more flower planters thanks to the generosity of a sponsor,... Read more of this article

Fallen Branch Hits Car On Parliament Street

Fallen Branch Hits Car On Parliament Street

A tree branch fell on a parked car today [May 29] on Parliament Street in Hamilton, causing what appears to be some damage to the front of the car. At last check, the car remained in position with the tree branch strewn across it, with passer-bys slowing down to look at the car as they walked past.    Related StoriesTraffic Diverted... Read more of this article

Resident & MP Remove Trees Hanging In Road

Resident & MP Remove Trees Hanging In Road

After seeing a vehicle drive over the line to avoid overhanging trees on St David’s Road, area resident and business owner David Roque made calls to express his safety concerns, and after he was unsuccessful in getting the trees cut, Mr Roque took matters into his own hands and went out yesterday [April 29] and cut the trees himself.Mr Roque... Read more of this article

Video: Students Cedar Plant Tree For Earth Day

Video: Students Cedar Plant Tree For Earth Day

Earlier today [April 22] students from Victor Scott Primary School joined Premier Michael Dunkley, Health, Seniors and Environment Minister Jeanne Atherden and Education Minister Wayne Scott in planting a Bermuda Cedar Tree in commemoration of Earth Day. Today’s tree planting took place at the Arboretum, which was one of the parks hardest hit last... Read more of this article

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