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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 a young man of 26 with a theodolite, complete with compass and tripod, diligently surveying the recently settled islands of Bermuda. His name was Richard Norwood and he was instructed by Governor Daniel Tucker to divide the land other than…


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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…


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A Green House

A mature couple wisely plans for their future—and Bermuda’s—with a new environmental and energy-efficiently designed home On an island with limited land resources, an aging population and consistently rising energy and health-care costs, the demands for sustainable home design are…

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What’s in a Name?

One of the more entertaining things one can do when traveling across Bermuda is to take note of the street names and house signs. In many other countries, streets reflect a country’s heroes and chiefs of state, counties and famous…