Andromeda Botanic Gardens is owned by the Barbados National Trust and managed by Passiflora Ltd. Mission statement. Passiflora Ltd.’s aim is to provide quality education and training in garden design, horticulture and aspects of ethnobotany. As the company responsible for Andromeda Botanic Gardens, it aims to manage this historic site in accordance with the wishes of Iris Bannochie; its legal obligations to the Barbados National Trust; and to comply with the mandates of authentic botanical institutions. It also aims to ensure Andromeda Botanic Gardens is a fully inclusive community space.


Events!



Jan-Feb 2023

Garden Design Course 5 weeks - dates tbc
1 day per week 8am-3pm​ BD$500

This course gives the professional and amateur gardener the skills to design gardens and planting beds with confidence.

sharon@andromedabarbados.com
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Andromeda Botanic Gardens, Barbados
Bathsheba, St Joseph 433 9384 sharon@andromedabarbados.com​ 
Open Daily For All: 10am (earlier if requested)-4pm (last entrance, stay for as long as you wish) and all bank holidays. Just turn up - booking not required.​ Closed Christmas Day Only. ​
January 2023. Workshop. Exploring Ethnobotany "What on earth is it?"


What can you expect? A wonderfully interesting and informative tour by our curator and business owner. You will gain insights into the creation of Andromeda and the recent developments at this organic, historic heritage site. Hopefully, you will see Andromeda in a new light and appreciate the incredible genius and legacy of Iris Bannochie, Andromeda's creator.
Jan-Feb 2023. Garden Design Course

January 2023  Exploring Ethnobotany

One day Workshop. Details to follow​​​​
There will be a selection of short workshops from 1pm. Details tbc.

​4-5pm. Ethnobotanical Garden​ Only - Guided Tour 
13th November 3pm
Tour, Sip and Colour with BERP (Biocultural Education Research Programme​)
30th November - Independence Day
Free Entrance for All - Locals and Overseas Visitors - Donations Appreciated! ​
Join us! Bring your family, friends and loved ones. Enjoy a gorgeous day. Stop and stay, relax and unwind, or just walk through for your self-guided tour. Remember to download the Andromeda App, our guide sheet. No need to book.

Booking essential for the following guided tours.​

10-11.45am Whole Garden ​
2-3.45pm. Whole Garden​
4-5pm. Ethnobotanical Garden​ Only

Maximum 10 people per tour
Reserve by email 
sharon@andromedabarbados.com
1st December - Iris Bannochie's Birthday - Our Queen of Horticulture!
Free Entrance for All - Locals and Overseas Visitors - Donations Appreciated! ​
Booking essential for the following guided tours led by our curator, Sharon Cooke.​

10-11.45am Whole Garden ​
2-3.45pm. Whole Garden​
4-5pm. Ethnobotanical Garden​ Only

Maximum 10 people per tour
Reserve by email 
sharon@andromedabarbados.com
Join us! Bring your family, friends and loved ones. Enjoy a gorgeous day. Stop and stay, relax and unwind, or just walk through for your self-guided tour. Remember to download the Andromeda App, our guide sheet. No need to book.
2nd December - Official Opening Ethnobotanical Garden
9.30am-12noon - Andromeda is closed for a Private Event.
​ 12noon - Andromeda Open for a Delightful Afternoon!
It's going to be AWESOME!!!

3-4pm Garden Tour
4pm- Colour while you sip!!​

Bargain - BD$40pp, inclusive of everything
​(non-residents will need to pay the entrance fee to Andromeda Botanic Gardens)​​

Yabisi Guada. I represent a reconnection with the beauty of our natural flora, fruit and foliage. I am also a celebration of our indigenous history. Come relax in the beautifully diverse Andromeda Botanic Gardens for an evening of colouring and a sip of wine!​

You will chat, laugh and learn.

It's going to be AWESOME!!!​​​​

17th Dec 2022. 9am-4pm. One Day Workshop - Plants and Planting Design in Practice
1. Common Plants and Plant Types – trees, shrubs, palms, climbers, herbaceous perennials, annuals.
2. Elements of Planting Design – texture, form and line.
3. Principles of Planting Design – balance, rhythm, focal points, scale and proportion, unity (harmony),
variety (contrast).
4. Colour.
5. Planting Combinations
6. Planting Design in Practice
7. Planting Plans – A Brief Overview.

Do you want to learn how to create stunning planting combinations? This intensive workshop is for you! Join our curator for an informative journey into planting design.

Only BD$95pp 
workshop@andromedabarbados.com​