Going native

The Native Tree Nursery at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is propagating a selection of native species that are ideal for Cayman’s landscape.  

 

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.

 

Join the club

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

 

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 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.

 

 

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.
 

 

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.

 

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.

 

East meets west

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

 

Back to his roots

Organic gardening isn’t just a popular fad that Joel Walton has chosen to embrace.

 

Save money

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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 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.

 

Indoor greenery good for health

House plants are the ultimate multi-functional decorative item.

 

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:

 

Give your garden curb appeal

A garden renovation gives curb appeal and adds value to your property.

The seven gardens

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

 

Beach horticulture – Beach palms

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

Putting down roots

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

 

Desert bloomers

The new Xerophytic Garden at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is now open to the public, showcasing an array of cacti and succulents.

 

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