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Wallpaper Wednesday: Mangroves In East End

Wallpaper Wednesday: Mangroves In East End

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a picturesque view of Mangrove Trees in the east end. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both sizes... Read more of this article

Govt House Hosts School Gardens Project

Govt House Hosts School Gardens Project

Governor Rena Lalgie met with Victor School Primary and Dellwood Middle School students for the last day of their ‘school gardens’ project at Government House Government House said, “Over the school year, the students planted and maintained their gardens each week and their hard work paid off with both schools winning a “First... Read more of this article

“Practical Guide To Garden Management”

“Practical Guide To Garden Management”

The Bermuda Zoological Society announced the release of a new guide, “A Practical Guide to Garden Management in Bermuda.” The Bermuda Zoo Society said, “A new guide that distills David Wingate’s decades of knowledge about Bermuda’s native and endemic plants will be available at the annual Agricultural Exhibition, as well as from... Read more of this article

Easter Lilies To Be Sent To King Charles III

Easter Lilies To Be Sent To King Charles III

Governor Rena Lalgie and Mr. Jacob Hawkins helped pick Easter Lilies which will be sent via British Airways to King Charles III. Yesterday a spokesperson said, “Her Excellency the Governor, Ms. Rena Lalgie and Mr. Jacob Hawkins continued the annual tradition of selecting Bermuda Easter Lilies as a gift for Their Majesties – King Charles III and... Read more of this article

Photos: Rotary Sponsor School Garden Club

Photos: Rotary Sponsor School Garden Club

The Hamilton Rotary Club has sponsored the Garden Club Programme at West Pembroke Primary School as part of its Adopt a School Programme. A spokesperson said, “The program was initiated last year under the direction of Past President, Mr. Rick Richardson, and is now continuing under the direction of President, Rotarian Greg Soares. This project... Read more of this article

2024 Parish Garden Competition Launched

2024 Parish Garden Competition Launched

The Department of Health and the Grow.Eat.Save Programme in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources is launching the 2024 Bermuda Parish Garden Competition, themed ‘Let’s Grow Together’ A Government spokesperson said, “This initiative encourages residents and organizations... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Is Love Garden

Photos & Video: Bermuda Is Love Garden

Bermuda Is Love held an event at the TN Tatem Community Garden in Warwick yesterday [February 11]. The event taught people how to plant and harvest vegetables from their gardens. Aaron Crichlow, one of the founders of Bermuda Is Love, said the event was a “community building exercise” and was for people “who cared about the environment and their... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BNT’s Plant & Bake Sale

Photos & Video: BNT’s Plant & Bake Sale

The Bermuda National Trust held its Plant & Bake Sale today [Feb 10], offering a diverse selection of plants, baked goods, and local produce at its headquarters in Paget. BNT Executive Director Karen Border previously noted they will have a “fabulous selection of plants, from bedding annuals to unusual trees and shrubs, native and endemic... Read more of this article

BNT’s Plant & Bake Sale This Saturday

BNT’s Plant & Bake Sale This Saturday

Bermuda National Trust’s Plant & Bake Sale is scheduled for this Saturday at BNT headquarters, offering a diverse array of plants, baked goods, and local produce. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust’s popular Plant & Bake Sale is set to go ahead rain or shine this Saturday 10 February from 8:30am to noon at BNT headquarters,... Read more of this article

BNT Call For Entries In Calendar Photo Contest

BNT Call For Entries In Calendar Photo Contest

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] is inviting anyone with an interest in photography to submit entries for its Bermuda Natural Wonderland 2025 Calendar Photo Contest, featuring Bermuda’s flora and fauna.” “Last year was the first time we invited all members of the community to contribute to our annual calendar, and the result was a beautiful,... Read more of this article

Darrell To Present During Roche Science Week

Darrell To Present During Roche Science Week

Myles Darrell will deliver a presentation as part of Roche Science Week activities on February 7th, with the presentation to focus on the preservation and protection of Bermuda’s native and endemic flora. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s conservation efforts began more than 400 years ago when legislation was passed to protect her sea turtles.... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Bonsai Expo At BSoA

Photos, Video & 360: Bonsai Expo At BSoA

The Bonsai Expo 2023 was held today [Nov 23] at the Bermuda Society of Arts in Hamilton, featuring bonsai trees from the Bonsai Garden Design company. Their website notes, “Bonsai Garden Design has successfully grown Bonsai trees in Bermuda for the last 8 years. Our Bonsai Specialist has perfected the growing techniques of suitable trees for Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

22 People Complete Gardening Workshop

22 People Complete Gardening Workshop

The Department of Health recently celebrated the graduation of 22 participants from the Grow Eat Save Gardening Workshop. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Health recently held the Grow Eat Save Gardening Workshop Graduation. 22 graduates persevered and completed the course. “Members of this graduating class will enjoy exclusive... Read more of this article

Field Of Learning Gardening Club For Students

Field Of Learning Gardening Club For Students

The Mirrors Programme announced the return of the Field of Learning Gardening Club, a five-week initiative that will begin on November 7th, and is available for students ages 13-18. A Government spokesperson said, “The Mirrors Programme is thrilled to announce that the Field of Learning Gardening Club is back! A five-week initiative commencing... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Roses With Bermuda Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Roses With Bermuda Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a digital drawing of roses with soft Bermuda flag accents. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both... Read more of this article

Tree Blocks Road In Botanical Gardens

Tree Blocks Road In Botanical Gardens

The Department of Parks advised the public of a “temporary road obstruction within the Botanical Gardens,” noting that a ”large tree, located near Camden House, suddenly snapped, blocking the roadway within the Botanical Gardens.” A spokesperson said, “A Department of Parks crew is working expeditiously to clear the obstruction... Read more of this article