Indoor greenery good for health

House plants are the ultimate multi-functional decorative item.


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 ...

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...

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...

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.


Chef’s picks

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


The grass is always greener

Maintaining a manicured lawn in a garden by the sea can often prove difficult.  The salt spray and variable weather conditions mean that it’s a constant battle to have the grass always looking green.



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...

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...

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.  

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...

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.


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...

InsideOut joins Garden Club

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


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.


The seven gardens

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


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...
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...