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5 Vegetables You Should Be Planting Now

After April, the amount of vegetable plants that will thrive in Bermuda tapers off – hot summers mean these plants don’t have all they need to survive, and makes planting them after April difficult. If you’re thinking of starting a vegetable patch, there’s no better time than right now! Corn What’s more classically summer than sitting down to a barbecue on a balmy night and eating sun-sweet Bermuda corn? Corn takes about eighty days to grow and ripen for harvest, so if you plant now, you’ll have the perfect summer crop. ...

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Lawn Care 101

A beautiful green lawn is a key part of landscaping. Not only is it the focal point for your property, but can also create a relaxing space or a place for children to play. Julie Greaves from Aberfeldy Nurseries recommends homeowners follow thes...

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Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute’s Culinary Herb Garden

Thomas Jefferson once declared, “The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.” Since March, both clients and staff of the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute have been doing exactly that by grow...

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Great Gardens

Water is a pretty hot topic. Of late, there has either been too much or too little. Bermuda has recently experienced flooding from extreme weather events and this trend is likely to continue. There are four ways homeowners can make a difference ...

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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 frui...

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Modern Victory Gardens or Square-Foot Gardening

Square-foot gardening was popularized by Mel Bartholomew in the 1980s as a different approach to organizing and developing sustainable food-production processes for individuals. Based on a four-foot-square plot of arable land, the garden was sec...