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Bermuda’s Best Gardens

It goes without saying that we're spoiled for beauty here in Bermuda and while we spend a lot of time honoring our pink sand beaches, sometimes our formal gardens lack admiration. This winter, rediscover our island's best green spaces - we promise, you'll be glad you did!   Best Garden for Kids: Botanical Gardens This garden has a little bit of everything, from banyan trees that will keep the kids swinging for days, to plant houses and ponds that children of all ages will love to explore. It also has open parkland, of course, w...

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In the Garden: Winter

As the winter season arrives, Bermuda’s gardens, both wild and cultivated, begin to produce a variety of fruits, vegetables and flowers. The time between early December and mid-March is familiar to local gardeners and farmers as the growing se...

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In the Garden: Fall

As is well known to Bermudians, summertime in Bermuda brings relentless heat that is particularly hard on gardens of all sorts. Lawns may easily brown under the scorching sun, and fruit trees and vegetable gardens yield little produce. As a resu...

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Beans, Carrots, Tomatoes: Your July Crop

The incoming heat of the summer means that July allows for the smallest number of vegetables to be planted in Bermuda. While in many places planting too early poses a risk that delicate seeds will not survive the frost, in Bermuda, planting in t...

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Make A Calabash Bird Feeder

Calabash trees are useful for more than just sitting in the shade underneath them to write poetry – the large, spherical fruits they grow can be made into bowls and cups when hollowed out and dried. Though you probably have your own dishes ...

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Make Your Own Bluebird Box!

Bermuda bluebirds have become almost completely dependent on man-made bluebird boxes to survive. There is some evidence to suggest that the birds seek out wooden nest boxes over natural sites, and with good reason: the plucky bluebird is often e...