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 ...

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...

Favourite Herbs

Add some punch to your cooking with fresh, home grown herbs. These fragrant plants add flavour to foods that could otherwise be bland and many have added nutritional benefits to boot too. Grow in...

East meets west

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

 

Greening small spaces

Space-challenged gardeners can still make a green statement with a few creative ideas that make the most of what they have. Small balconies, patios, decks or even tiny backyards can be all transformed into a...

Join the club

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

 

Beach horticulture – Beach palms

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

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 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.
 

 

Eden in East End

A couple’s cozy coastal hideaway is a garden of delights. Driving through Gun Bay, passing the rustic Eastern seascape and quaint Caymanian abodes, one could easily overshoot and miss the home of Berna and Steve...

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. 

 

Herb Gardening for Beginners

If you’re a budding gardener, growing an herb garden is easier than you think and an ideal way to flex your green thumb. Plus, you get the satisfaction of seasoning your culinary creations with...

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.

 

Vertical Garden - Bodden Town, Grand Cayman

Growing Up

Convenience, esthetics and fresh organic taste all come into play in Nick and Avril Ward’s inventive vertical herb garden. The garden sports an abundance of fresh herbs, which the Bodden Town couple use daily in...

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...

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...

Designing a garden

Designing your own garden? Tom Balon of Vigoro Nursery shares his design tips with InsideOut.

 

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