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Garden Club Donates $10,000 To Waterstart

Garden Club Donates $10,000 To Waterstart

The Garden Club of Bermuda has made a $10,000 donation to Waterstart, marking their final in a series that saw them make a total of $100,000 in donations to celebrate their 100th anniversary. A spokesperson said, “Waterstart is an outdoors real-world education programme encompassing the ocean and the environment offering students between the age of... Read more of this article

Garden Club Donates $10,000 To Carter House

Garden Club Donates $10,000 To Carter House

The Garden Club of Bermuda has made a donation of $10,000 to Carter House. A spokesperson said, “The Garden Club of Bermuda donated $10,000.00 to Carter House [the St David’s Island Historical Society] which is believed to be one of the oldest Bermuda vernacular farmhouses, surviving largely in its original structure and form for over three centuries.... Read more of this article

Garden Club Donates $10,000 To Eco-Schools

Garden Club Donates $10,000 To Eco-Schools

The Garden Club of Bermuda has made a donation of $10,000 towards the Eco-Schools programme operated by BUEI. A spokesperson said, “This programme which was started by the Foundation for Environmental Education [FEE] involves 68 countries and 59,000 schools and was implemented in Bermuda in 2013 when Greenrock was chosen as its first National Operator. “BUEI... Read more of this article

Garden Club Supports St George’s Foundation

Garden Club Supports St George’s Foundation

The Garden Club of Bermuda recently donated $10,000 to the St. George’s Foundation for the expansion of their education program, the clearing of invasive species, and signage. Carol Sims, GC 100th Anniversary Co-Chair – Peter Barrett, Treasurer of the St. George’s Foundation – Rosemary Holmes, GC 100th Anniversary Co-Chair seating... Read more of this article

Garden Club Donates To Friends Of Hospice

Garden Club Donates To Friends Of Hospice

The Garden Club of Bermuda has made a donation of $10,000 to Friends of Hospice for Agape House. A spokesperson said, “Agape House first opened its doors in March 1991 as Bermuda’s only hospice facility. The Garden Club of Bermuda contributed labour, plant material and money for the landscaping and the work continued in 1992 with the installation... Read more of this article

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates $10K To KBB

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates $10K To KBB

Members of the Garden Club of Bermuda recently made a donation of $10,000 to Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB]. Katie Berry, past KBB Executive Director, said “On behalf of the KBB Board I would like to thank the members of the Garden Club for the wonderful donation of $10,000. “KBB was started by four incredible women; Phyllis West Harron, Janette Zuill,... Read more of this article

Garden Club Poinsettia Display On Front Street

Garden Club Poinsettia Display On Front Street

The Corporation of Hamilton has relocated the poinsettias — created from palm leaves — placed by the Garden Club of Bermuda at the Birdcage to the flagpole on Front Street. A spokesperson said, “The Garden Club of Bermuda wanting to add a touch of magic of its own to the City adorned the Birdcage with silver garlands coupled with small... Read more of this article

GC Donates To Friends Of Bermuda Railway Trail

GC Donates To Friends Of Bermuda Railway Trail

The Garden Club of Bermuda has made a donation of $10,000 to the Friends of the Bermuda Railway Trail. A spokesperson said, “Most of the railway line, which opened in 1931 and ran until 1948, is now a trail which is used by many locals and tourists alike, never more so these past few months with the pandemic. Rosemary Holmes – Co-Chair GC 100th... Read more of this article

$10K Donation For Restoration Of Eve’s Pond

$10K Donation For Restoration Of Eve’s Pond

The Garden Club of Bermuda donated $10,000 to Buy Back Bermuda [BBB] to assist with the further restoration of Eve’s Pond. A spokesperson said, “BBB, a joint initiative by the Bermuda Audubon Society and the Bermuda National Trust, was formed in 2004 to save open spaces for the benefit of our wildlife and human health and promote well being. Carol... Read more of this article

Sand Sculpture In Celebration Of Garden Club

Sand Sculpture In Celebration Of Garden Club

Hannah Emmerson — the talented local artist who organizes the sandcastle competitions — has created a sand sculpture in celebration of the Garden Club’s 100th anniversary. “Sand sculpting is the oldest form of sculpting in the world, but it only became an art form during the 1970s in California and has since spread throughout the... Read more of this article

Photos: 3D Cube Look At Pond Flowers

Photos: 3D Cube Look At Pond Flowers

With an aim of bringing “awareness to the importance of saving and preserving Bermuda’s open spaces,” members of the Garden Club of Bermuda recently created five pond flowers at Eve’s Pond using mostly natural materials, with virtual 3D cube images of the creations below. A spokesperson previously said, “To continue the celebration of The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Garden Club’s Flower Flash

Photos & Video: Garden Club’s Flower Flash

With an aim of bringing “awareness to the importance of saving and preserving Bermuda’s open spaces,” members of the Garden Club of Bermuda created five ‘Pond Flowers’ at Eve’s Pond using mostly natural materials. A spokesperson said, “To continue the celebration of The Garden Club of Bermuda’s 100th anniversary... Read more of this article

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates To BNT

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates To BNT

As part of their 100th Anniversary commitment to give back to the community, the Garden Club of Bermuda donated to the Bermuda National Trust, with the funds to be used for the restoration of Verdmont. Bermuda National Trust Executive Director Karen Border said, “The Bermuda National Trust thanks the Garden Club of Bermuda for their generous gift... Read more of this article