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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 like well-draining soil and need space to stretch out. Dig down a little in your flowerbed to aerate the soil. 2. Give them some nutrients. Though sunflowers are not very fussy, to grow tall they’ll need some enriched soil like…


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…


Pets

Paws, Claws, Feathers and Fur: Exotic Pets

Keeping pets is a deeply rewarding experience that is undertaken for a myriad of reasons. For some, they want a protector, or an animal that can bring them benefit through the products they produce. Some just want an addition to…


Nature

Say Hello To Migratory Sharks With OCEARCH

The waters around Bermuda are teeming with sharks. We forget about them because they seldom travel within the reef line, but occasionally a few little ones will venture through. In July 2014, two snorkelers spotted a four foot long reef…


Garden

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…

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…