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
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, … Learn More
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 … Learn More
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.