Join the club

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

 

Enchant with a fairy garden

Fairies and other magical “wee folk” have long been fixtures in fables, myths and ancient folklore, in which these mystical beings have flitted across gardens. It is often said that they bring luck, prosperity, and good health to the chosen few whose garden they inhabit.

 

The hanging garden of Camana Bay

 With limited space often a major factor when creating a garden in Cayman, a living wall may be the ideal solution for small areas.

 

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.

 

Desert bloomers

The new Xerophytic Garden at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is now open to the public, showcasing an array of cacti and succulents.

 

East meets west

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

 

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.

 

Growing veggies from seeds: a beginner’s guide

Apart from providing gardeners with fresh produce, planting and harvesting can be a rewarding and therapeutic past-time. To grow vegetables from seed does not necessarily require a garden. They can also be grown in a pot, planter box or basket. Ask staff at local nurseries for assistance if you need further guidance.

The colours of the rainbow

The Colour Garden is one of the biggest attractions at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and is a beautiful feature that anyone can emulate at home.

 

Back to his roots

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

 

How to make your own hanging garden

With modern living meaning that many Cayman residents are finding themselves in small but chic apartments, the options for gardening are growing more limited.  Whether your unit includes a small allotment or simply a grassless balcony...

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.

 

An Oasis of tranquility

Nestled amidst the hustle and bustle of Seven Mile Beach, Jan and Ken Dart’s garden is a relaxing haven. The chaos of bumper-to-bumper traffic and the shouts of children splashing in the ocean fail to penetrate this lush ...

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.

 

Start chemical free gardening

Green gardening practices can be easy to adopt and provide peace of mind that your efforts to harness Mother Nature are not inadvertently harmful.
Elements of green gardening include composting, gardening with native plants, eliminating invasive exotics, and creating wildlife habitats. These often work in tandem.

The seven gardens

Seven delightful gardens are strung together along Seven Mile Beach, each with its own distinctive character.

 

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.”

 

Prickly garden at Botanic Park

The new Xerophytic Garden will be a model for gardeners in the Cayman Islands who want to grow cactus or other low-maintenance plants that require little water.

 

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.

 

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