A whimsical garden retreat

When Kate Allenger and Stuart Knox revamped the backyard of their North Sound Estates home, they transformed it into a cozy, whimsical setting. It now glows in the nighttime with an array of hanging candles...

The Statue Garden

The space is spiritual, tranquil, functional and is a gathering space for family and friends. Seven statues surround the amphitheatre in this magnificent garden, all of them overseen by a giant, 2,000-lb Buddha, which was...

Blooming News – Garden Club Helps Beautify Jasmine

Lush landscaping provides sanctuary for patients. The Garden Club of Grand Cayman has given a helping hand to Jasmine, arranging for the beautification of its grounds. Jasmine, formerly known as Cayman HospiceCare, recently opened in its...

Pretty in Pots

A Prospect garden is dotted with a collection of potted plants. Deanna Look Loy considers herself a collector. But not in the traditional sense. “I am a plant collector, I suppose,” says the avid gardener and retired,...

Colourful Koi

Multi-hued fish are prized by collectors. The beauty and serenity of richly coloured koi gliding gracefully through the water have enchanted people for centuries. These prized fish - exhibited regularly in competitions similar to dog shows...

Try a terrarium

Create a mini-greenhouse for small plants. Terrariums have entered interior décor style lists in recent times. Gaining popularity amongst millennials as a way of integrating tiny gardens into small living spaces, terrariums are fast becoming the plant...
Joan Ebanks’s garden

Path to Well-Being

Joan Ebanks’s garden provides rejuvenation for the Monetary Authority employee after illness and bereavement. “I like gardening – it’s a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself.” That quote by American writer...

A Savannah sanctuary

A serene garden can calm the mind, soothe the spirit and remove us from the stresses of day-to-day life, even if just for a few moments. English philosopher, statesman, scientist and author Sir Francis Bacon...

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...

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...

Rooted in the community

Established in 1957 with the aim to beautify Cayman while promoting an interest in and knowledge of gardening, the Garden Club of Grand Cayman continues to transform the natural environment into retreats of repose...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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