Dewey discusses the Garden’s use of successional gardening with companion plants using the Maga Tree (Thespesia grandiflora), a beautiful hibiscus tree, as an example. See how planting these alongside the Brazilian Potato Tree (Solanum wrightii) can help increase growth rate.
St George Village Botanical Garden Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, shows off one of his favorite plant families – Anthuriums! See what these popular house and garden plants have in common with bromeliads and litter baskets.
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