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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,…


Nature

Spittal Pond

The boundless beauty of Bermuda’s largest nature reserve and wildlife sanctuary. Look at any contemporary map of Bermuda and you can see that the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve is a reassuringly large green blob. That’s because it’s legally protected green…


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Hog Bay Park

From its rocky coastline and panoramic views to lush trails and an agricultural heritage as rich at its soil, Hog Bay is a parkland oasis with a little something for everyone.   Turn the clock back to 1617 and imagine…


Nature

Field Notes: The Canary or Cavendish Banana

Article first published in The Bermudian in September 1952. Visitors to Bermuda show a keen interest in the Banana. Probably more photographs are taken of this plant than of any other. To the resident of the tropical and sub-tropical countries,…


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Spring at Ferry Point Park

Rich in history, rambling and rugged in landscape, Bermuda's second largest park transports its visitors to remembrance of things past. With some 63.66 acres of open space straddling the western peninsula of St. George's Island, Ferry Point is one of…

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How to Attract Butterflies to your Garden

Bermuda has a variety of butterflies native to our island; here’s how you can attract them at all stages of their life cycle to your garden!   Bermuda Buckeye - Plantain With their delicate wings that seem like wings of…