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
I don’t think any of us needed reminding that we are in a severe drought, but historic levels of Sahara dust have arrived anyway. The strange effect reminds me of so many odd things like fog in New England to overcast winter days in Ohio. While the Sahara Air Layer (SAL) over us will make … Learn More
Michael spent over 30 years designing and re-designing as well as constructing golf courses in the Northeast including all field engineering. In addition, he owned apartment houses and rental homes. Michael has been working at SGVBG since August 2016. His days begin with picking up all fallen limbs and debris around the Garden. Mulching and … Learn More
Meditation in our Garden is usually held each Tuesday in our Bodine Visitor Center from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. Meditation is led by different spiritual teachers and healers in our St. Croix community. While we are currently unable to physically gather and meditate we would like to bring a guided meditation to you. This … Learn More
Join St George Village Botanical Garden Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, as he tours you through the Garden behind the scenes during the COVID-19 lockdown to see that life still goes on! Work continues behind the scenes and the Garden continues to grow. There’s even a special cameo appearance by Garden dog, Marley!
We are happy to announce that the Botanical Garden will be reopening in phases beginning Monday, May 11th 2020. The Garden will have limited admittance and revised hours as follows below: Phase One Reopening: Monday, May 11th the Botanical Garden opens to Garden Members and their Guests only from 9am to 1pm Monday through Saturday. … Learn More
While this year we can’t host an Easter egg hunt in person, we wanted to share this delightful, Caribbean-inspired virtual hunt created by Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, one year when his daughter was living in Germany and he couldn’t be with her for the holiday. See how many you can guess. Answers will be posted … Learn More
The St. Croix Orchid Society hosted their Orchid Show – “20/20 A Vision of Orchids” for the second year in the Great Hall at St George Village Botanical Garden. The event had brief hours on Friday afternoon and then that evening members of the Orchid Society, including President Susan Kraeger, were involved in providing private … Learn More
Students from Good Hope Country Day School recently worked a week at the Garden to help rebuild window shutters, as well as move a part of the African Provision Garden to a new location in the Fruit Orchard. The move was necessary so that a major stabilization of the nearby Overseer’s House can begin. The … Learn More
Join St George Village Botanical Garden Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, in the garden as he talks about Strangler Figs, known locally as banyan trees.
We’ve updated our website and started a new blog format for the release of our on-going newsletters. You can find copies of all of our old newsletters that pre-date our current website below: As Our Garden Grows As Our Garden Grows: June 2018 Newsletter As our Garden Grows: May 2018 Newsletter As our Garden Grows: … Learn More