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City Advisory: Tree Removal On Victoria Street

City Advisory: Tree Removal On Victoria Street

The City of Hamilton will be removing five Mahogany trees from the Victoria Street sidewalk next week as “they have been causing extensive damage.” A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is advising the public that five Mahogany trees will be removed next week from the Victoria Street sidewalk, between Union Street and King Street. “They... Read more of this article

Reminder On Overhanging Trees & Hedges

Reminder On Overhanging Trees & Hedges

The Ministry of Public Works said they “would like to remind the public that trimming back overhanging trees and hedges from private property to prevent vegetation from projecting into the roadways or sidewalks is the property owner’s responsibility.” “Overhanging trees and hedges can cause safety hazards to road users including... Read more of this article

Photos: Garden Club Of Bermuda’s Mini-Float

Photos: Garden Club Of Bermuda’s Mini-Float

In celebration of Bermuda Day, the Garden Club of Bermuda has created a mini-float, which can be viewed at the Church Street entrance to Washington Mall today [May 27]. A spokesperson said, “The Garden Club of Bermuda has created a mini-float for the Department of Culture and Kaleidoscope Arts and Mini-float competition that the public has a last... Read more of this article

Photos: Ag Show Exhibits At Botanical Gardens

Photos: Ag Show Exhibits At Botanical Gardens

The 2021 Ag Show has been held, attracting more than 1,500 entries in this year’s ‘socially distanced’ version of the popular annual event. A spokesperson said, “The 2021 Ag Show is now in the history book. With more than 1,500 entries to this year’s Ag Show, exhibitors spent the better part of last week delivering their exhibits... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudian Resilience III

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudian Resilience III

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a phone lock screen incorporating the theme of ‘Bermudian Resilience’ — the 2021 Bermuda Day and Heritage Month theme — along with accents of the Bermudiana, Bermuda’s national flower.The design below is also available here as both a Twitter header and Facebook profile... Read more of this article

Photos: Garden Club’s Flower Display In City

Photos: Garden Club’s Flower Display In City

The Garden Club of Bermuda has created a welcoming display of flowers in Hamilton, with a display of sunflowers, snapdragons and lilies on the corner of Reid and Burnaby Streets. A spokesperson said, “As the Island moves to Phase 2, The Garden Club of Bermuda welcomes you back to Hamilton with a delightful display of sunflowers, snapdragons and lilies.... Read more of this article

BZS Plants Coconut Palms In Flatt’s Village

BZS Plants Coconut Palms In Flatt’s Village

The Bermuda Zoological Society recently organized the planting of 12 young coconut palms along the picturesque coastline of the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo’s [BAMZ] parking area. A spokesperson said, “Over this past weekend, the dock area of Flatt’s was made a little more green! The Bermuda Zoological Society organized the planting of 12 young... Read more of this article

Demco Florist Gives KEMH Nurses 300 Roses

Demco Florist Gives KEMH Nurses 300 Roses

In an effort to mark Nurses Month and thank nurses for the valuable work that they do, Demco florist donated 300 roses to nurses at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. “We felt there was no one more deserving than nurses on the frontline of treating patients in Bermuda, to get a rose thanking them for their service,” said Demco owner Carmen Phillips. “We... Read more of this article

‘Culture In Your Yard’ Brochure Released

‘Culture In Your Yard’ Brochure Released

The Department of Culture introduced ‘Culture in Your Yard’ – the latest series in the ‘Culture@Home’ initiative. A Government spokesperson said, “Bermuda, how many plants can you identify in your neighbourhood that can be used for herbal remedies? “That’s the question the Department of Culture is asking the public as it introduces... Read more of this article

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

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudiana Flower

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermudiana Flower

In the eighth of our weekly series, Bernews’ latest ‘Wallpaper Wednesday’ graphic is a simple and classic image of the Bermudiana, Bermuda’s national flower.The design below is also available here as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper download. To access more... Read more of this article

Photos: Artist’s Installation At The Birdcage

Photos: Artist’s Installation At The Birdcage

Floral artist Nicky Gurret recently designed an installation at the Birdcage on Front Street in Hamilton for the 100th anniversary of the Bermuda Garden Club. Ms Gurret was assisted by Camille Chin-Gurret, Carol Sims, and Rosemary Holmes from the Bermuda Garden Club in installing the exhibit. Flowers were purchased from Carla DeSilva from M. DeSilva... Read more of this article

Stamp Series Feature Garden Club Of Bermuda

Stamp Series Feature Garden Club Of Bermuda

The Bermuda Post Office [BPO] has issued its first commemorative stamp series for 2021, highlighting the 100th Anniversary of the Garden Club of Bermuda [GCB].“On April 4, 1921, the GCB started modestly with 15 members. Over the years it has expanded to become one of the most lasting organisations on the island,” a spokesperson said. “The... Read more of this article