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Nature

Male and Female Trees

Did you know that plants can be male or female, just like animals can? That’s right, though it seems foreign to us, all plants reproduce sexually – by the fusion of gametes. Some plants, like a hibiscus, have both male and female parts, but others produce individual plants with opposite sexual organs, meaning that a certain plant can technically be classified as “male.” The hibiscus has both the stamen and the pistil, the male and female parts of the flower…


Home

Living Home Decor

Bermuda’s landscape and ecosystem is beautiful, but why not bring some of that beauty inside your own home? By making a jarrarium, your own mini ecosystem in a jar, you can take a little slice of Bermuda’s habitat and display…


Garden

Make Your Own Bluebird Box!

Bermuda bluebirds have become almost completely dependent on man-made bluebird boxes to survive. There is some evidence to suggest that the birds seek out wooden nest boxes over natural sites, and with good reason: the plucky bluebird is often evicted…


Nature

Is it a Butterfly or a Moth?

It’s easy to confuse moths and butterflies. In fact, insects in general are often overlooked members of the animal kingdom, and few people make it a priority to identify them the way they would a mammal. Many different varieties of…


Garden

Brighten Up Your Garden With This Easy To Grow Flower

Sunflowers are the perfect spring flower, and planting them is so easy! These happy flowers thrive in the hot Bermuda summers, and will soon be sprouting almost anywhere you throw a few seeds down. 1. Turn over your soil. Sunflowers…

Pets

Keeping Your Dog Cool This Summer

Our dogs adore us. It’s been proven that dogs feel love for us, and there’s no doubt that they are always excited to see us and greet us with a hero’s welcome, even when we’ve only gone to the garden…