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5 Plants that Bees Love!
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5 Plants that Bees Love!

Bees are amongst the most important creatures to humans. These amazing insects pollinate over 80% of all flowering plants including 70 of the top 100 human food crops. In fact, one in three bites of food that we eat is derived from plants pollinated by bees. With that said, it’s crucial to take care of bees  and the following plants are the best to cultivate for a healthy bee population. 1. Ice PlantIt also has lovely purple flowers that bees…


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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 Coconut

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the February 1954 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  Among the many palms growing in Bermuda is the coconut, Cocos nucifera, which appears…


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Field Notes: Spider Lily

Did you know the spider lily is not a true lily at all? It belongs to a genus called Crinum. This plant family is known for its ability to withstand salty, wet environments without comprising its striking blossoms. A single…


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In the Garden: Winter

Lack of frost and freezing temperatures allow us in Bermuda’s winters to both harvest and continue to grow flowers and produce. Typically, citrus ripens around Christmas time, just in time for making holiday gifts with your children. CarrotsThere’s nothing more…

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Fall in the Garden

Roses With the blazing summer over, fall is the time to think about growing and for many a gardener that means thinking about roses. Though roses are not indigenous to our island, they were here at least by 1639 when…