Tag: Plants and flowers

Photos: 2014 Ag Show Rose Exhibit Winners

Photos: 2014 Ag Show Rose Exhibit Winners

The 2014 Agricultural Exhibition wrapped up this past weekend, leaving a long list of compelling exhibits in its wake, including the many beautiful flowers put on display in the show’s Rose Division. The best of that exhibit has been announced, with winners chosen in 10 individual categories ranging from “Best in Show” to “Best... Read more of this article

Photos: Agricultural Exhibition Flower Displays

Photos: Agricultural Exhibition Flower Displays

The 2014 Agricultural Exhibition got underway on Thursday [Apr 24], with the three day event attracting thousands of attendees to see the numerous competitions in and out of the ring. The Floriculture Division sees some of the island’s most talented gardeners putting their best work on display, with a stunning display of flowers on show at the Botanical... Read more of this article

Photos: Floriculture At The Agricultural Exhibition

Photos: Floriculture At The Agricultural Exhibition

The 2014 Agricultural Exhibition got underway at the Botanical Gardens yesterday [Apr 24] with crowds filing into the grounds to enjoy the event. The three day event will see numerous competitions in and out of the ring; including the Floriculture Division which will see some of the island’s most talented gardeners putting their best work on display.Awards... Read more of this article

Govt. House Gardens To Open On Sundays

Govt. House Gardens To Open On Sundays

Government House Gardens will be open to the public each Sunday afternoon from this Sunday [Apr 27] until Labour Day. Governor George Fergusson, said today that he hoped Government House’s neighbours would be able to share the beautiful and excellently maintained grounds on Sundays this summer. A statement from Government House said, “Entry... Read more of this article

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


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