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In the Garden: Summer

In our summer months, we appreciate our cacti and succulent plants for their resistance to drought and for their easy care. Here are some species that do well in Bermuda and can add interest to rock gardens in particular. Spanish Bayonet (Yucca aloifolia)This succulent is very common in Bermuda, especially in coastal habitats. Its green, sword-like leaves are especially attractive in the evening as the sun goes down and they retreat into spiky silhouette. Come late June, July, its oval…


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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 summer, rediscover our island's best green spaces -…


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Field Notes: The Passion Flower

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the March 1954 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  There are several species of the Passion Flower which thrive in Bermuda, such as…


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Summer in the Garden

In the summer, we humans may be less-active gardeners, especially during the hotter months of July and August. It’s then we particularly appreciate our flowering shady trees—royal poincianas, for example, ebony and golden shower trees—for refuge from the sun. The…


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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…

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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…