Blooming flower arranging

There is no question that there is an art to flower arranging. Anyone who has brought home a bouquet of roses or other popular blooms knows that simply dumping long stalks in a stumpy...

The butterfly effect

Fascinated by butterflies from an early age, Joanne Mercille-Ross has created a garden designed to attract Cayman’s fluttering species.She has dedicated herself to studying and recording the insects, and delights in the numbers which...

A garden sanctuary

The old adage that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure is certainly true for one couple creating a new garden in Cayman.Terry Siklenka and his green-fingered wife Maxine have established a lush oasis...

Blooming news: Garden Club update

The Garden Club of Grand Cayman is currently primarily focused on preparations for the upcoming Flower Show, scheduled for March 31 – April 1, 2017.Such an event requires a great deal of planning, and...

Top 10 Trees at Camana Bay

Trees around Camana Bay not only provide shade but they have become an attraction to passersby, who are on their way to socialize, shop and work.

 

Going native

The Native Tree Nursery at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is propagating a selection of native species that are ideal for Cayman’s landscape.  

 

Children’s Garden plans take root

Fund-raising has started for a Children’s Garden to be created at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park.

 

Join the club

InsideOut is also a new member of the Cayman Islands Orchid Society, which meets on the second Saturday of every month.  

 

InsideOut joins Garden Club

InsideOut magazine is delighted to have become a “Platinum Friend” of the Garden Club of Grand Cayman.

 

Seaside garden blooms

Having a garden by the sea on the south shore of Grand Cayman is a challenge.  The salt air and the sand are permanent problems that daunt all but the most determined of green-fingered enthusiasts.

 

The healing gardens

The holistic and humanitarian approach to healthcare by heart specialist Dr. Devi Shetty goes beyond the walls of his new hospital in East End.

 

A garden palette

“I love my garden, the different textures and colors.  I always try to pick plants to give a different dimension. Things are constantly changing – we’re always adding and improving.”

 

The grass is always greener

Maintaining a manicured lawn in a garden by the sea can often prove difficult.  The salt spray and variable weather conditions mean that it’s a constant battle to have the grass always looking green.

 

 

The sculpture garden

The sculpture garden at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is a serene gathering place for visitors as well as a permanent spot for artistic displays.
 

 

Shades of Tuscany

Meandering cobblestone pathways and wooden bridges juxtapose against babbling brooks and eclectic, lush landscaping that includes century-old trees, fragrant flowers, climbing vines and secret gardens.

 

Fruits of nature

The ornamental orchard is on the same premises as the nursery, located just off busy Crewe Road in George Town, where Henrik and his partner Kate Dunne also live on the property.

 

East meets west

Japanese and Caribbean horticultural and design influences have blended seamlessly to create a peaceful and intimate garden in Cayman. 

 

Back to his roots

Organic gardening isn’t just a popular fad that Joel Walton has chosen to embrace.

 

Gardens of light

Landscape lighting, correctly designed, can not only illuminate your garden or outdoor space to great effect but it can even make it look bigger.

 

Indoor greenery good for health

House plants are the ultimate multi-functional decorative item.

 

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