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Great Gift Idea: Portable Herb Garden

Get crafty and construct this portable herb garden, which includes fresh mint, thyme, parsley, basil, chives and other herbs. To make, plant herbs in a wooden wine crate using organic soil. Make sure to tell the recipient to put the crate in full sun either outdoors or on a windowsill.
*Courtesy of MarthaStewartLiving.com


Cooking and Growing Fresh Mint

There is no better time than spring to freshen up with mint. Also known as menthe, mint is considered a super plant because it supports a healthy digestive system; by activating the salivary glands, it helps the body to begin digestion as soo...

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Salty Air

It's a funny thing, but I rarely smell salty air in Bermuda. I associate that smell with the coasts of Scotland or Maine where the climate is so much colder most of the year. However, the other day when I took a walk along Warwick Long Bay, t...


25 Days of Christmas: Decorate with Red!

Enhance your holiday decorating and entertaining this season by re-thinking red! Our creative ideas take the classic Christmas colour and give tradition a twist! Keep it simple and chic by splashing red in your centerpieces, your floral arrangme...

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Writers Block

The other morning, struggling with a bad bout of writer’s block, I looked out of a window in my study in search of distraction. Sure enough, I found it, distraction of a cathartic kind. For there was our Allamanda cathartica towering over o...


A Halo of Hope

Under the auspices of the Pew Environment Group, Bermuda leads the world in initiating an important marine reserve within the outer boundaries of our waters. Bermuda sits within a very special part of the world’s oceans, the Sargasso Sea. T...