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Video: Virtual Gallery’ Of Bermuda Flowers

Video: Virtual Gallery’ Of Bermuda Flowers

The latest installment of Bernews’ series of ‘Virtual Shows’ features flowers from across the island, providing a ‘virtual flower bouquet’ in honour of Mother’s Day. This marks the third in a series of ‘Virtual Art Shows’ by Bernews highlighting some of the island’s many skilled photographers and artists, as well as... Read more of this article

Photos: BZS Micro Forest At Warwick Playground

Photos: BZS Micro Forest At Warwick Playground

If you drove along South Shore in Warwick last Saturday morning you may have seen a large group of people planting at Warwick Playground. The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] was joined by their Junior Volunteers, members of the BZS Science Club, individuals from the Government of Bermuda’s Department of Parks, employees from the Bermuda Aquarium,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Easter Lilies At Local Farm

Photos & Video: Easter Lilies At Local Farm

Once a major export for the island, local farmers still grow Easter Lilies with some beautiful fields to be seen every year as the Easter holiday approaches, with the flowers sold locally, and a bouquet is sent every year to the Queen. While the island no longer exports the flowers in bulk, it was once said Bermuda was known as “The Easter Isle”... Read more of this article

Easter Lily Bouquets Presented To Seniors

Easter Lily Bouquets Presented To Seniors

As a gesture of goodwill in advance of the Easter holiday, the Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert, Premier Burt’s wife Kristin Burt and MP Ianthia Simmons-Wade presented a few of Bermuda’s nursing homes with Easter lily bouquets.A spokesperson said, “The bouquets were shared with Westmeath Residential & Nursing... Read more of this article

SPCA Holds Fizz & Flowers Fundraising Event

SPCA Holds Fizz & Flowers Fundraising Event

The Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] recently held a Fizz and Flowers fundraising event at The Tasting Rooms in conjunction with Helen Sawden Flowers. A spokesperson said, “Guests experienced a floral workshop paired with pink champagne. “The SPCA would like to thank Helen Sawden Flowers and The Tasting Rooms for helping... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudiana Easter Egg

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudiana Easter Egg

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features an Easter egg theme incorporating the Bermudiana, the island’s national flower.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper and social media graphic download.To... Read more of this article

Bermuda Easter Lilies Being Sent To The Queen

Bermuda Easter Lilies Being Sent To The Queen

Governor Rena Lalgie participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for the Queen, with the flowers —  grown by Pacheco & Sons Farms — sent on today’s British Airways flight to London.A spokesperson said, “Her Excellency the Governor, Ms Rena Lalgie, participated in the annual picking of Easter Lilies for Her Majesty... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Ribbon & Rose

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Ribbon & Rose

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a rose and Bermuda flag themed ribbon, offering a nod to Valentine’s Day in the style of a digital painting, with the image extracted from our recent Valentine’s Day Virtual Art Gallery.The design is also available below in two slightly different versions as Facebook... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Nature’s Christmas

Wallpaper Wednesday: Nature’s Christmas

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series celebrates the Christmas season, showcasing some of the island’s natural beauty, with foliage adorned with Christmas decorations.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone... 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

Wallpaper Wednesday: Silhouette & Bermudiana

Wallpaper Wednesday: Silhouette & Bermudiana

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a woman’s silhouette with illustrated accents of the Bermudiana, Bermuda’s national flower.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper and social media graphic... Read more of this article

Video: City Re-Using Trees To Make Benches

Video: City Re-Using Trees To Make Benches

Did you know that whenever the City of Hamilton removes a damaging tree from a City sidewalk, it is then made into street furniture? The City explained that “many of the benches and tables around Hamilton were made from trees that either fell in a storm or had to be removed from the sidewalks because their roots were damaging private property.” “Prior... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Emoji With Bermudiana

Wallpaper Wednesday: Emoji With Bermudiana

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features an emoji with a Bermudiana flower headdress, showcasing Bermuda’s national flower in a fun and modern way.The designs are also available below in two colour variants as Facebook profile cover images, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone... Read more of this article