Society Information

  • Name: Bermuda Botanical Society
  • We are a non-profit registered charity, and rely on the voluntary and unpaid assistance from our Executive Committee, Members and the Community.
  • Established: September 1985
  • Registered Charity Number: 249
  • Contact:
    • Post Office Box 2116
    • City of Hamilton HM JX Bermuda


Jennifer Flood
Jennifer Flood (President)
Marijke Peterich
Marijke Peterich

Not pictured – Lallitah Durgah

Peter Lee
Peter Lee (Vice-President)
Gary Taylor
Gary Taylor
Marlie Powell
Marlie Powell
Lara du Plessis
Lara du Plessis

The Bermuda Botanical Society is run by an Executive Committee, elected each year by members at the Annual General Meeting. Any member of the Society can stand for election.

Events & Activities

Upcoming and past events


International Year of Plant Health 2020

Plant health is increasingly under threat.

Plants are the source of the air we breathe and most of the food we eat, yet we often don’t think about keeping them healthy. This can have devastating results. FAO estimates that up to 40% of food crops are lost due to plant pests and diseases annually. This leaves millions of people without enough food to eat and seriously damages agriculture – the primary source of income for rural poor communities

Find out more at including what you can do to help.   http://www.fao.org/plant-health-2020/about/en/
British Virgin Islands Botanical Gardens
Brooklyn Botanical Gardens
Colorado Botanical Gardens
Mount Vernon
New York Botanical Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens of Edinburgh, Scotland

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Earlier this month a very successful start to a series of visits to the BBG by students from Dalton E Tucker Primary School took place. BBS member Winifred Smith was the Tour Guide discussing and encouraging students to find examples of invasive, introduced, native and endemic plants with the students. Transport was provided by the BBS. ... See MoreSee Less
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Very successful Plant Sale this morning, thanks to all who made it possible through donations, organizational help, and as sales assistants on the day! Your support of the BBS will ensure our education programs thrive. ... See MoreSee Less
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