Give your garden curb appeal

A garden renovation gives curb appeal and adds value to your property.

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 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...

Beach horticulture – Beach palms

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

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.

 

Save money

Back to Main Story:  Give your garden Curb Appeal Installing xeriscaping and low-maintenance gardens would significantly reduce garden maintenance costs and reduce water consumption. This can be achieved by making sure the right plant...

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...

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.

 

A garden in harmony

The two-storey home blends seamlessly into its surroundings, hidden away among the lush natural foliage. 

 

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.  

 

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...

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.
 

 

Gardens of the gallery

Indeed, the aim was to create an outdoor space that was an attraction in its own right. And, with the design team of Margaret Barwick and Sandy Urquhart at the helm, in their first collaboration in the Cayman Islands, the grounds are destined to amaze. 

 

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.

 

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...

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.

Putting down roots

World-renowned horticulturalist Michael Ferrero brings a wealth of plant knowledge with him to Cayman from around the globe.

 

Indoor greenery good for health

House plants are the ultimate multi-functional decorative item.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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