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 […]
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. […]
Join St George Village Botanical Garden Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, as he takes you on a tour outside the Garden of invasive plant species that have been introduced to the island of St Croix including: tan tan, dragon bones (native to India), mother-in-law’s tongue (Africa), stinging nettle and more.
Join St George Village Botanical Garden Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, as he guides you through the Virgin Islands Rare Plant Intiative (VIRPI) garden. On display are some rare, threatened and endangered specimens being grown such as Jamaican Bell Flower, Boxwood, a rare Frangipani aka Plumeria and the elusive Puerto Rican Matabuey Tree (Goetzea elegans).
The COVID-19 virus has made the botanical garden into a secret garden since the Governor has closed all non-essential businesses. I think we might well consider the Garden to be essential in innumerable ways but here we are. March 23, 2020 was our mandated closing day but we have been active behind the gates. Surprisingly, […]
Join St George Village Botanical Garden Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, as he takes you on a virtual Earth Day Tour of the Garden’s reforestation program. Learn about invasive trees vs. trees that help our native trees grow as the Garden experiments with reforestation species like Saman, Tan Tan, the African Tulip Tree, the Trumpet Tree […]
Join St George Village Botanical Garden Executive Director, Dewey Hollister, as he ventures outside of the Botanical Garden to the coast of St Croix to talk about native coastal plants like Piscidia piscipula, commonly known as the Jamaica Dogwood or Fish Poison tree, the organ pipe cactus (Cephalocereus royenii) and more.
We hope you enjoyed your bunny hop through the Caribbean Islands. Tell us in the comments below how many you got correct! ANSWERS: Saint-Pierre, Martinique. The city was destroyed by a volcanic eruption in 1902. Today this is Haiti. Kick ‘em Jenny is a submarine volcano growing from the sea floor just north of Grenada. […]
Join Dewey for this week’s episode of “In the Garden with Dewey”, as he shows the unique aspects of the Century Plants that live in the Garden. Learn what a monocarpic plant is and 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 […]