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Easter Lilies Delivered To Rest Homes

Easter Lilies Delivered To Rest Homes

In an effort to cheer up the residents and staff, as well as support local farmers, the Garden Club of Bermuda had bouquets of Easter Lilies delivered to nursing and rest homes across the island, partnering with Pacheco and Sons Farm for the effort. A spokesperson said, “One of the missions of The Garden Club of Bermuda is the beautification of... Read more of this article

Photos: Easter Lilies At Windybank Farm

Photos: Easter Lilies At Windybank Farm

Windybank farm was one of several locations growing Easter Lilies this year, and after seeing the beautiful flowers in the photo sent with the Governor and her family this year, we stopped by to get a few more images of the flowers, some of which were already picked and sent to the Queen via a British Airways flight, part of an annual tradition. While... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies Sent To The Queen

Bermuda Easter Lilies Sent To The Queen

Governor Rena Lalgie and her family participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Malcom Smith of Windybank farm, who is pictured below with the Governor and her family. Government House said that the Easter Lilies departed yesterday [March 31] on the British Airways flight... 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

Bermuda Easter Lilies To Be Sent To The Queen

Bermuda Easter Lilies To Be Sent To The Queen

Acting Governor Ginny Ferson participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Carlos Amaral of Amaral Farms, who is pictured below with the Acting Governor. Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies travelled on Tuesday evening’s British Airways flight to London... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies Sent To The Queen

Bermuda Easter Lilies Sent To The Queen

Following a tradition established many years ago, Bermuda-grown Easter Lilies will be sent to the Queen, with the flowers having left Bermuda on Tuesday evening’s British Airways flight. A spokesperson said, “The Governor, Mr John Rankin CMG, participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. This year’s Easter... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sends Easter Lilies To The Queen

Bermuda Sends Easter Lilies To The Queen

Governor George Fergusson and Mrs Fergusson participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty The Queen. “This year’s Easter Lilies were grown in the Government House gardens,” a spokesperson said. “Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies travelled on Tuesday evening’s British Airways flight to... 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

Bermuda Easter Lilies For Queen Elizabeth

Bermuda Easter Lilies For Queen Elizabeth

Governor George Fergusson and Mrs Fergusson participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty the Queen. This year’s Easter Lilies were grown by Debbie and Alan Cameron for Aberfeldy Nursery in Paget. Government House said that Her Majesty’s Easter Lilies would travel on this evening’s [Apr 15] British Airway’s flight to London... Read more of this article

BNL To Screen Short Films About Cedar, Lilies

BNL To Screen Short Films About Cedar, Lilies

The Bermuda National Library is getting set to play host to a Historical Heartbeats Winter Lecture Series event that will see Dr. Walwyn Hughes serve as moderator as two films are screened for public viewing. The event will take place on Thursday, March 13 at the Bermuda National Library on Queen Street, beginning at 6.00pm. The two 30 minute films,... Read more of this article

Historic Video: Bermuda Easter Lily Farm

Historic Video: Bermuda Easter Lily Farm

It was once said Bermuda was known as “The Easter Isle” for a million good reasons — that was the estimated size of the island’s annual crop of lilies when the industry was at its peak. This historic video was shot during the Easter season in the 1920s at the farm of Malcolm Hollis – then one of Bermuda’s most prominent lily growers... Read more of this article

National Museum Posts Historic Lily Photos

National Museum Posts Historic Lily Photos

The National Museum of Bermuda posted a set of vintage photos on its Facebook page today [Mar. 27] which harken back to the era when Bermuda was known as “The Easter Lily Island.” As late as the 1890s, Bermuda controlled fully 90 percent of the lily market in the United States. Although Bermuda totals under 15,000 acres — and only 4,000... Read more of this article

Easter Lilies To Be Sent To The Queen

Easter Lilies To Be Sent To The Queen

In the 19th and early 20th centuries Bermuda was known as “The Easter Isle” because of its hugely successful lily farming industry — and the island still commemorates its one-time major cash crop by sending bouquets to Buckingham Palace every year. Governor George Fergusson and Mrs. Fergusson participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies... Read more of this article