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A Plethora of Pots: The Pleasures of Container Gardening

If Great Britain is a nation of gardeners, then the same can definitely be said of Bermuda where almost every house, humble or grand, boasts a garden of some kind. For apartment or condominium dwellers or others with confined living or recreational space, container gardening is the answer. For pools, patios and entrances, plants in pots can provide a moveable landscape, one that can change with the seasons, be easily maintained and add colour and textural interest to even the…


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Spring In The Garden

Well, the freesias are out, the longtails are back, sure signals spring is here. Of course, unlike gardeners in more northern climes, we’re not beginning our growing season after months of snow. Our growing calendar began in the fall so…


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Field Notes: The Bougainvillea

The Bougainvillea is regarded as the finest of the flowering climbing plants of the warm regions of the world. Many writers have referred to the magnificent colours and the amazing growth provided by this plant. These descriptions, although they may…


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April Showers Bring May Flowers: 9 Beautiful Blooms to Spot Right Now

Are your gardens bursting with beautiful blooms? May brings with it some of the most gorgeous flowers, here are some you might be seeing.   1. Bermuda Roses The cramoisi supérieur, otherwise known as the Agrippina rose is very common…


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Fresh Picked: Growing Fruit Trees in Bermuda

Bermuda has long been known for its delicious juicy citrus; however, the same success can be achieved with many other varieties of soft fruits, such as peaches, nectarines, apples and sweet pears, just to name a few. Growing your own…

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How to Attract Birds to Your Yard

Bermuda has 5 native bird species that might visit your yard - the beautiful bluebird, shy mourning dove, bumbling ground dove, mischievous chick of the village, and regal catbird. It also has two striking naturalised species you might see -…