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Island Pair To Compete In World Flower Show

Island Pair To Compete In World Flower Show

After competing together in the Chelsea Flower Show in London, England, Nicky Gurret and Camille Chin-Gurret will venture to India for the World Flower Show, which takes place from February 24 to March 1, 2020 in Jaipur. A spokesperson said, “The World Flower show is a tri-annual event organised by the World Association of Floral Artists [WAFA].... Read more of this article

Tree Cutting At Somers Garden In St. George’s

Tree Cutting At Somers Garden In St. George’s

The Corporation of St. George will be conducting tree trimming in Somers Garden, with Brown & Co. set to commence the project on Monday, 3rd June, and it is expected to last for one week. “The Gardens will remain open to the public however the public should obey all signs and avoid barricaded areas. The CSG apologizes for the temporary inconvenience,”... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dr. Frith Releases Second Book

Photos & Video: Dr. Frith Releases Second Book

Dr. Kuni Frith recently held a launch of her second book, Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda, at the Washington Mall. A spokesperson said, “The long awaited book Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda is the second book released by classical traditional naturopath Kuni M. Frith. This fully illustrated herbal reference guide encompasses the many medicinal... Read more of this article

Mother, Daughter Head To Chelsea Flower Show

Mother, Daughter Head To Chelsea Flower Show

Award-winning floral artist and architect, Nicky Gurret, a Bermuda veteran of the Chelsea Flower Show, will once again exhibit in May in London alongside her daughter Camille Chin-Gurret, a flower designer herself with numerous awards under her belt. The duo’s application was sent in at the beginning of the year and they have recently been accepted... Read more of this article

Medicinal Plants Growing In Bermuda Launch

Medicinal Plants Growing In Bermuda Launch

Dr. Kuni Frith invites members of the community who are interested in purchasing the book “Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda” to attend the launch on Tuesday, April 30 from 6.00pm to 7.30pm at the Washington Mall. A spokesperson said, “The long awaited book Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda is the second book released by Classical... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sends Easter Lilies To The Queen

Bermuda Sends Easter Lilies To The Queen

Governor John Rankin participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Patty Hill of J&J Produce, who is pictured below along with her daughter Hayley Hill and her granddaughter Elizabeth. Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies are scheduled to depart on this... Read more of this article

‘Trees Falling Is Leading Cause Of Outages’

‘Trees Falling Is Leading Cause Of Outages’

BELCO issued a reminder to the public to ensure their trees are cut back from power lines and also outlined how to safely go about doing so. A spokesperson said, “Trees falling on power lines is the leading cause of power outages in Bermuda. In 2018 there were 32 non-hurricane related power outages from trees falling on power lines that resulted... Read more of this article

New Book: Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda

New Book: Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda

Dr. Kuni Frith has released a second book titled Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda, with the author saying that “the inspiration for my second book was largely driven by appeals from the community for additional information on how to combat health issues without the use of over the counter drugs made by the pharmaceutical industry.” Dr.... Read more of this article

Skills Development Presentation On February 25

Skills Development Presentation On February 25

The Garden Club of Bermuda will be hosting a public presentation of the Skills Development Program on Monday, February 25th at 6.00pm at The Cathedral Hall on Church Street. A spokesperson said, “It goes without saying that The Garden Club of Bermuda has a fundamental interest in horticulture. We are a local charity, almost 100 years old, and we have... Read more of this article

Photos: Signage Highlights Dockyard Plant Life

Photos: Signage Highlights Dockyard Plant Life

Dozens of new signs have gone up at Dockyard displaying the names of a variety of plants. The signs, which give the Latin and English names, were the idea of West End Development Corporation’s landscape staff who undertook the project as part of their ongoing training and education – as well as to help visitors who would ask them for help with the... Read more of this article

Protecting Our Natural Environment, Resources

Protecting Our Natural Environment, Resources

“Bermuda’s natural environment is its biggest asset,” according to Andrew Pettit, the Director for Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Mr Pettit has a full slate of responsibilities which include fisheries management, agriculture, recovery and protection of protected species, marine heritage, nature reserve management, pollution... Read more of this article

Thompson: Pursue Interests, Remain Disciplined

Thompson: Pursue Interests, Remain Disciplined

The lack of major problems caused by plant pests and diseases on the island is something most of us probably take for granted, but there is work done behind the scenes to protect Bermuda’s environment by people like Terry-Lynn Thompson, the Senior Plant Protection Officer in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources. Ms. Thompson entered... Read more of this article

Photos: Spectacular Colours Of Summer Flowers

Photos: Spectacular Colours Of Summer Flowers

[Written by Jeff Sousa] As we all drive around Bermuda, we are taken aback by the spectacular colours of all the summer flowers. Right now, our Island is at its peak colour-wise, and it truly is the most beautiful time of the year. Our vegetation hasn’t looked this magnificent in four years. Ever since we received back to back hurricanes with Hurricane... Read more of this article