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 […]
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 […]
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 this week’s episode of “In the Garden with Dewey”, St. George Village Botanical Garden Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, explores the tropical rubber tree, Ficus Elastica (a strangler fig) trees that grow on St Croix and discusses some of their interesting characteristics!
Join St George Village Botanical Garden’s Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, as he introduces you to the new planters that frame the entrance to the Garden. Momma cat joins him as he talks about the plants that have a new home – including the cutest dwarf banana trees that will actually fruit!
May eleventh was a milestone for the Botanical Garden. On that day, we were able to open the Garden to our members! All of us were so glad to see visitors again and quite a few of you came out that first day.We remain open to Members and their guests from 9:00 am to 1:00 […]