InsideOut joins Garden Club

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

 

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...

Escape to Paradise

With views that encompass the breathtaking water and a private park for the children, this is a garden of adventure and relaxation, of joy-filled games and long afternoons by the pool.  

Start chemical free gardening

Green gardening practices can be easy to adopt and provide peace of mind that your efforts to harness Mother Nature are not inadvertently harmful.
Elements of green gardening include composting, gardening with native plants, eliminating invasive exotics, and creating wildlife habitats. These often work in tandem.

Rainbow flowers

The following plants are suggested by the experts at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park to create a colour garden at home:

 

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...

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.

 

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...

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 field of greens

The idea of a waiting list for lettuce may seem absurd. But, after one taste of Patrick Panton’s crisp, delicious baby greens, it is easy to understand why this unassuming vegetable has suddenly become one of the most in-demand foods on island.

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.
 

 

Chef’s picks

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

 

Mature trees add value

Mature trees are among Cayman’s most precious natural resources so it makes sense to preserve them wherever possible.

 

Putting down roots

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

 

Shades of Tuscany

Meandering cobblestone pathways and wooden bridges juxtapose against babbling brooks and eclectic, lush landscaping that includes century-old trees, fragrant flowers, climbing vines and secret gardens.

 

Designing a garden

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

 

The seven gardens

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

 

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 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.

 

 

Colourful surprises

Sidebar: The colours of the rainbow Look out for these delightful flowers and fragrances in the Botanic Park’s Colour Garden:Red section - large leafed plants like Heliconias, Gingers and a wide variety of Crotons...

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