Fruits of nature

The ornamental orchard is on the same premises as the nursery, located just off busy Crewe Road in George Town, where Henrik and his partner Kate Dunne also live on the property.

 

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...

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.

 

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:

 

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...
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...

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.

 

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 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.”

 

The seven gardens

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

 

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...

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.   

 

East meets west

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

 

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...

A guide to Contained Gardens

Perhaps you live in an apartment with just a small balcony? Or perhaps you have a tiny outdoor space, such as a patio, back porch or even just a doorstep?    

 

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 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...

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 ...

Beach horticulture – Beach palms

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

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