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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

Ministry Issues Tree Trimming Advisory

Ministry Issues Tree Trimming Advisory

Noting that we are in hurricane season, the Ministry of Public Works said they are “issuing a timely tree trimming reminder for residents” as “it is aware of the current overgrowth of vegetation and tree branches, which have encroached into the island’s sidewalks and roadways.” A Ministry spokesperson said, “While the Ministry... Read more of this article

Photos/Video/360: Gladys Morrell Nature Reserve

Photos/Video/360: Gladys Morrell Nature Reserve

Take a ‘virtual visit’ to a nature reserve named after one of Bermuda’s National Heroes with the video, photos and 360° panoramas below providing a visual journey of the Gladys Morrell Nature Reserve in Sandys. When announcing her as a National Hero back in 2015, the Government said, “Many will remember Gladys Morrell as one... Read more of this article

Arboriculture & Horticulture Trainees Commended

Arboriculture & Horticulture Trainees Commended

“I commend the dedication and commitment shown by the participants in acquiring these valuable skills,” said Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch, following last week’s arboriculture and horticulture training course at the Botanical Gardens. A Government spokesperson said, “The Skills Development Programme [SDP] organised... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Holy Trinity Church Festival

Photos & Video: Holy Trinity Church Festival

Holy Trinity Church in Hamilton Parish is celebrating their 400th anniversary by hosting a Flower and Music Festival this weekend, with the Gombeys attending the Grand Opening to help mark the historic celebrations. A spokesperson said, “Holy Trinity Church in Hamilton Parish continues its 400th Anniversary celebrations with a bumper Flower and Music... Read more of this article

Students Partner With BZS To Build Micro Forest

Students Partner With BZS To Build Micro Forest

Somersfield Academy MYP students partnered with BZS to build a Bermuda Micro Forest Project on their campus in Devonshire. A spokesperson said, “This project was spearheaded by M3 students, Zoë Mir, Adriana DeCouto, and Aura Doran. Under the guidance of MYP Community Project Coordinator, Ria Swan, and Science Teacher Natalia Frith, the students... Read more of this article