Andromeda Botanic Gardens, Barbados

September 2018





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​ABG Membership/Season Tickets.
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Courses. Members Workshop on propagating, including succulents and grafting is scheduled for 29th September with the excellet Jeff Chander. Members only - Guided tour by Sharon Cooke and a special talk by Sir Henry Fraser are scheduled for  Monday 26th November. Let's Get Growing wll return in October. 
​​​​​​​Cutting back has paused for a bit. The rainy season is not yet providing enough rain to enable us to cut back drastically. So, we wait...and we are still waiting and still watering!!!
Boundary work. Many of the the Caesallpinia pulcherrimas have begun to bud and some are flowering. We love it when a plan works! When the rain really comes we'll trim those at the front for a bushier layer. But there are too many yellow ones so we'll change some of these.
White Garden. ​ We had hoped to finish by the end of June but we are still adding some more 'white', plus a connecting deck so maybe next year. We've made some more changes.
Palm Garden. We have finished removing the post-Iris division and what a difference! Now we wait for the grass to grow back.
Aru
m Garden.​ We've added more plants and this is, at the moment, probably the most exciting area of the garden. We added some more caladiums and we have even added a bench!. 



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 all aspects of garden and landscape design; horticulture; garden and landscape construction in Barbados and throughout the Caribbean; and to encourage the use of sustainable practices. As the company responsible for Andromeda Botanic Gardens, it aims to manage this historic site in accordance with its legal obligations to the Barbados National Trust.
                                                                                                 'One of the most unique and outstanding gardens in the world' Roy Cheek, January 2018.  
Wonderful shadows in the Palm Garden
Some hot pink drama in the garden; foliage; volunteers and interns; our first ever calabash fruit; and part of our White Garden.