Who doesn’t love chocolate?! Join St George Village Botanical Garden’s Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, on a botanical journey from the New World to the Old World as you learn more about the delicious Cacao or Cocoa Tree. Find out how it got its scientific name Theobroma cacao which translates to “Food of the Gods”.
In the Garden with Dewey
If you weren’t able to join us live online for this year’s Virtual Mango Melee or if you just want to watch it again, we’ve got you covered with the juiciest playback of the year! There’s lots of mango fun with the best mango eating horse, mango crepes cooking demonstration, mango beverages, learn about the … Learn More
With a smiling face and a friendly word, Catherine Jarvis, lovingly known as “Miss Catherine”, has greeted guests in our Garden Store since June 6, 2011. Keeping the shelves stocked and beautifully displayed Miss Catherine is known for her sense of humor and wit. Originally from Dominica, she especially loves working at the store because … Learn More
The St George Village Botanical Garden, The Botanical Garden of the Virgin Islands, advocates for the native and exotic Caribbean plant species and our natural and cultural heritage.
As committed stewards of our tropical collections and our Nationally Registered Historic property, we pursue our mission through:
~ Conservation of our regional plant species, both living and preserved.
~ Preservation and restoration of our historic structures.
~ Education for our communities in our African American history and our ethnobotanical heritage.