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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 art, there is no doubt that butterflies are some of the most beautiful insects. However, many of them prefer to feed on weeds! The Bermuda Buckeye caterpillar eats plantain exclusively. You likely already have this plant in your garden, as…


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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…


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Seasonal Ingredient: Nasturtiums

These easy-to-grow, vibrant blooms make a wonderful addition to any mixed salad and may also be used as a colourful garnish on a variety of meals. Their slightly sweet and mildly spicy flavour is the perfect complement to many cooked…


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Lawn Care 101

A beautiful green lawn is a key part of landscaping. Not only is it the focal point for your property, but can also create a relaxing space or a place for children to play. Julie Greaves from Aberfeldy Nurseries recommends…

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Claws, Paws, Feathers and Fur: Four Great Walks for Your Dog

Bermuda is a small island and many of us may find ourselves without any new places to explore. Worse still, even our dogs seem to be growing tired of walking the same routes and sniffing the same smells. With only…