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10 Tips to Bring Your Garden Back to its Former Glory
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10 Tips to Bring Your Garden Back to its Former Glory

With slightly cooler temperatures ahead, it’s time to get back out in the garden to do some planting and tidying up. October usually remains fairly dry, so keep your hose and sprinkler close at hand since fall plantings need one inch of water a week for optimum growth and performance. Here are a few helpful pointers to get your garden blooming again 1. Remove all tired or spent summer annual flowers from flower beds and borders. Now is the time…


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Coastal Garden: Summer’s Succulents

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. Cochineal…


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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: Busy Bees

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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What to Pick and Plant this June

Pick The tubular, five-petal blossoms of the mandevilla vine are looking spectacular right now. No wonder in the language of flowers mandevilla’s said to mean: “You are too bold.” Less fairly, it’s also supposed to symbolize thoughtlessness. The flowers come…

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What to Pick and Plant this February

What to PickFor Bermudians, February means just one thing: loquats (eriobotrya japonica), loquats and more loquats. This is the month children disappear into the loquat trees eager for these yellow to orange rounded fruits whose taste ranging from sweet to…