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.
 

 

Water Wise

 Bright green, freshly mowed, neatly trimmed and blossoming: your garden is your pride and joy. Until your water bill arrives, that is. When the summer showers peter out, keeping your garden in bloom can put...

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.

 

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 Organic Gardener

In the past few years, Cayman’s culinary industry has been swept by an organic revolution.This push towards fresh, locally-grown produce is changing the way consumers think about food.  

Beach horticulture – Beach palms

Tom Balon of Vigoro Nursery gives his top tips for palms which work well in a beach garden. 

East meets west

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

 

Oasis shade

A garden without trees somehow feels incomplete. Trees create a sanctuary, not just for wildlife but also for us. The shade from a tree creates a cool oasis away from the heat of the day.   

 

InsideOut joins Garden Club

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

 

Chef’s picks

Thomas Tennant, Chef de Cuisine at Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink restaurant, picks his top three herbs. 

 

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.

 

A Nature for Nurturing

The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies. - Gertrude Jekyll For Vivian Bould, that seed was planted as a young girl growing up in Ireland. It blossomed as a teenager...

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.

 

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...

Blooming News

The Garden Club of Grand Cayman had a busy year celebrating its Diamond Jubilee in 2017. But that doesn’t mean they are taking a break in 2018, as members are committed to promoting the...

Happiness in a hammock

Hammocks capture the essence of life in the Cayman Islands and have been synonymous with the region since the times of its earliest inhabitants.

 

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.”

 

Pretty pot plants

As cookware has become an integral part of kitchen design,  InsideOut out asked Cynthia Hew of Bon Vivant for some stylish ways to keep your pots and pans accessible:

 

The Growing Trend of Indoor Plants

Indoor plants are having a major moment right now. With tropical prints and pineapples taking shape in almost anything, this has transpired into real, living jungle-scapes. And with ample inspiration on mood board website...

The seven gardens

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

 

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