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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 planning 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…


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Field Notes: Sage Bush

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the July 1955 issue of The Bermudian.    To many Bermudians the Sage Bush is regarded as a pernicious weed. Great effort is made to uproot the plants and…


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Bermuda Beasts: Spotted Eagle Rays

Seeing a spotted eagle ray, no matter how many times you've done so before, is always special. Their long thin tails, beautiful triangular wings and spotted backs make this species of ray visually unique and seeing them fly out of…


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The Gift That Lasts Forever: Devonshire Marsh Nature Reserves

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in our Fall 2006 issue. It appears here as it did originally.    What could be sweeter than giving a present to your country and countrymen by wrapping up a…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Chan Mar

Chan Mar was built in the late ‘30s or early ’40s by a man named Holmes. Originally, it was built as the guest cottage for a larger house there in Tucker’s Town, and it was all one property.  "It's interesting.…

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10 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use

Despite its many uses, plastic is an enemy to the environment and we as a collective body of human beings use far too much of it. If reducing plastic use was a personal goal for you this year, you're not…