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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

BELCO Advisory On Vegetation Management

BELCO Advisory On Vegetation Management

BELCO said they wish to “advise the public that the landscape gardening company Brown & Company Ltd. are working in the vicinity of Southlands in Warwick, as part of BELCO’s ongoing, Island-wide vegetation management program. “The work being carried out near Southlands is to plant native and endemic species, replacing vegetation that... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies To Be Sent To The Queen

Bermuda Easter Lilies To Be Sent To The Queen

The Governor and Mrs. Fergusson participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Manuel DeSilva, who is pictured below along with his children, Tiffany, Joshua and Catrina. Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies will travel on this evening’s [March 31] British... Read more of this article

18,783 Invasive Plants Removed From Nonsuch

18,783 Invasive Plants Removed From Nonsuch

18,783 invasive plants were removed from Nonsuch Island during 2014, Minister of Health, Seniors & Environment Jeanne Atherden said recently. While delivering the brief for her Ministry, Minister Atherden said “With the assistance of volunteers from the Ascendant Group of Companies, work to eradicate Casuarina and Brazil Pepper trees and... Read more of this article

Island’s Invasive Species In Spotlight This Week

Island’s Invasive Species In Spotlight This Week

This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week [February 22nd to 28th] and, as such, the Department of Conservation Services has highlighted some of Bermuda’s most aggressive invasive species and suggested ways in which members of the public can assist the Department in their removal as they seek to ensure the prosperity of Bermuda’s endemic... Read more of this article

Driver Crashes Into Tree Stump On North Shore

Driver Crashes Into Tree Stump On North Shore

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision on North Shore Road near Swansbay Hill in Pembroke at approximately 3.30pm this afternoon [Jan 30]; with police, fire and ambulance personnel all attending the scene. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel tended to the driver until she was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment.... Read more of this article

Petals’ Romantic ‘Letters to Juliet’ Campaign

Petals’ Romantic ‘Letters to Juliet’ Campaign

Nikki Begg, Creative Director and owner of Petals flower shop, has recently launched a unique Valentine’s Day campaign that aims to encourage “the gentle act of courtship” by encouraging the writing of love letters. Dubbed ‘Letters to Juliet,’ the campaign will see all Petals shoppers who spend at least $25 eligible for... Read more of this article

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