Newsletters

  • President’s Report by Jennifer Flood
  • Native & Endemic Seeds Request by Gary Taylor
  • What’s in a Name? BÄRLAUCH by George Peterich
  • South Shore Dunes Walk by Marlie Powell
  • Barbados gooseberry (Pereskia aculeata) by George Peterich
  • In Memoriam Nell Johnston MBE   
  • In Memoriam Christine Watlington
  • Sears Cave by Marlie Powell
  • The Chudleigh’s Garden by Lisa Green
  • Trivium No 38 – Fossils by George Peterich
  • Future Events
  • Recipe: Italian Chickpea Salad by Marlie & Jocelyn Powell
  • Children’s Corner by Jocelyn Morrison
  • President’s Report by Jennifer Flood
    • Endemic/Native Area
    • Senior Schools Award
    • Citizen Science
    • Tree Tales Series II
  • In Our Garden – Loquat, Eriobotrya japonica by Diana Chudleigh
  • Burrs by George Peterich
  • Casuarinas in Bermuda by Gary Taylor
  • St Andrew’s Cross by Alison Copeland
  • Ceiba pentandra, Kapok by Jennifer Flood
  • Children’s Corner – self watering project by Felicity Holmes
  • George Peterich tribute by Lisa Greene
  • The Red Powder Puff – Calliandra haematocephala by Wendy McLeod
  • 70 for 70 Project by Jennifer Flood
  • Roger Phillips, (1932 – 2021) author,  photographer by Marijke Peterich
  • Trivium 36: About Burrs by George Peterich
  • Trivium 37: Exotic Fruit by George Peterich
  • Varnish Tree: Koelreuteria paniculata, by Christine Watlington
  • Hodson House Visit by Marlie Powell
  • Spring Rolls with Dipping Sauce by Marlie & Jocelyn Powell
  • Children’s Corner: Twig Reindeer by Felicity Holmes
  • Tree Tales Contest Winners by Marlie Powell
  • President’s Report by Jennifer Flood
    • Botanical Bridges III Conference
    • Citizen Scientists
    • Invasive Alien Species Act 2021
    • Endemic/Native Area, BBG
  • Edible Weeds by George Peterich
  • Trivium 35: Useful Leaves by George Peterich
  • Trivium 36: Gloriosa Lily        
  • In Our Garden: Pawpaw, Carica papaya by Diana Chudleigh
  • Spiced Applesauce Cake by Marlie & Jocelyn Powell
  • Children’s Corner: Growing Crotons by Felicity Holmes
  • Fort Scaur
  • Endemic Plant Survey
  • Poecilozonites bermudensis by Alison Copeland
  • Trivium 33 What do cedar & casuarina have in common?
  • Trivium 34 4 leaved clover by George Peterich
  • White Stopper Eugenia axillaris by Lisa Greene
  • Bear’s Foot  Smallanthus uvidalia by Alison Copeland      
  • Bananas by Christine Watlington
  • Miscellany:
  •         Allamanda cathartica fruit
  •         Latin names
  •         Gonaxis
  •         Oenothera or Epilobium obscura? by Lisa Greene
  • Botanical Gardens established by Alison Copeland
  • Sysygy by George Peterich
  • Recipe: Sweet Potato & Cranberry Muffins by Marlie & Jocelyn Powell
  • Children’s Activity Corner:
  •         What do plants need to grow? by Felicity Holmes
  • Designing a Landscape without Grass by Jameka Smith
  • The Problem with Cow Cane & Napier Grass by David Wingate
  • Dracaena reflexa                                                       
  • The Blue, Scarlet Pimpernel by Lisa Greene
  • Trivium 32: What’s in a name by George Peterich
  • Recipe: Lemon Curd Tartlets by Marlie & Jocelyn Powell
  • Cattails by George Peterich
  • Chinese Hat Plant Holmskioldia sanguinea by Diana & Nigel Chudleigh
  • Children’s Activity Corner:
  •         Can water clime? by Felicity Holmes
  • Bougainvillea by Diana & Nigel Chudleigh
  • In Praise of Nasturtium by George Peterich
  • Trivium No 31 by George Peterich
  • More fish because of the forest? by Lisa Greene
  • Fruit Trees in the Home Garden by Jameka Smith
  • Life in the Soil by Peter Lee
  • The Trouble with being single when you are a Yellow Wood  by Alison Copeland
  • Christmas Craft by Jocelyn Morrison
  • The Problem with Cattail in Bermuda  by David B Wingate
  • Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash, Kale & Quinoa Salad by Marlie & Jocelyn Powell

  • From the President by Jennifer Flood
  • In Our Garden: Leucophyllum frutescensBarometer Bush by Diana & Nigel Chudleigh
  • Gloriosa superba Flame Lily by George Peterich.
  • Pachera sp Malabar Chestnut by Lisa Greene
  • Coccoloba uvifera Bay Grape by Jameka Smith
  • Our Changing Flora by Christine Watlington
  • Cuscuta  Dodder by Lisa Greene
  • Trivia 28, 29 & 30 by George Peterich
  • Recipe: Purslane Potato Salad by Marlie & Jocelyn Powell
  • Recipe: Hibiscus Tea by Wendy McLeod
  • In the Herb Garden By Jennifer Flood
  • Psilotum nudum. By Alison Copeland
  • In Our Garden: Stephanotis floribunda By Diana & Nigel Chudleigh
  • Banksia By George Peterich
  • Trivia 26 & 27 By George Peterich
  • Recipe: Creamy Carrot Soup. By Marlie & Jocelyn Powell
  • Scholarship Information
  • Citizen Scientist Project
  • Visit by Writtle University Lecturers By Jennifer Flood
  • Citizen Scientists By Jennifer Flood
  • Jalapa mirabilis By George Peterich
  • Trivium 25 By George Peterich
  • Grey Knickers & Leaf Cutter Bees. By Alison Copeland
  • In Our Garden By Diana & Nigel Chudleigh
  • Southlands By Peter Lee
  • Hippeastrum sp  James Lily By George Peterich
  • Activities  March – May
  • Passiflora By George Peterich
  • Spiced Sorrel By Frank Ramial
  • Trivium 24 By George Peterich
  • BBS Plant Sale By Marlie Powell
  • Euphorbia punicea By Lisa Greene
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden by Lisa Greene
  • Plants & People, Capsicum baccatum By Jennifer Flood
  • Calendar of Activities
  • Climate Change
  • Chiococca alba, Bermuda Snowberry By Nigel & Diana Chudleigh
  • Dracaena, Dragon Tree By George Peterich
  • Trivium 23, The Candle Tree By George Peterich
  • Relocating Rare Plants By Alison Copeland
  • Scholarship Awards 2019 By Peter Lee
  • Activities Sept – Dec
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • BBS at the 2019 AGRICULTURAL SHOW
  • The Sandpaper vine – Words by Diana and photos by Nigel Chudleigh
  • MUSHROOMS AGAIN by George Peterich
  • MAURANDYA By George Peterich
  • Marge From – Guest Lecture on Plant Conservation
  • Celebrating 100 years of Britton’s Flora of Bermuda By Alison Copeland
  • The World’s Tallest Palms by George Peteric
  • A VISIT TO THE VESEY NATURE RESERVE By George Peterich
  • OBSERVATIONS AFTER THE FIRE AT DEVONSHIRE MARSH BY ALISON COPELAND
  • DISCOVER TRUNK ISLAND 21 APRIL 2018 BY JENNIFER FLOOD
  • TRIVIUM # 21 BY GEORGE PETERICH
  • THE YEAR OF THE BIRD BY LISA GREENE

  • OLIVE, OLEA EUROPAEA BY JENNIFER FLOOD
  • THE YEAR OF THE BIRD BY LISA GREENE
  • MUSHROOMS AGAIN! BY GEORGE PETERICH

  • BLIND BOTANIZING BY GEORGE PETERICH
  • THE OLD SEA VIEW GARDENS BY CHRISTINE WATLINGTON
  • RAIN LILIES GALORE! BY LISA GREENE
  • 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS

  • SISYRINCHIUM BERMUDIANA – BERMUDIANA
  • LET’S BOTANIZE!
  • FIG TREE LORE (cont’d from last issue) BY MIKE SHANAHAN

  • SO, WHAT IS IN THAT BIRDSEED? BY MARIJKE PETERICH
  • PLANTS, BIRDS AND YOUR GARDEN. BY LISA GREENE
  • FIG TREE LORE BY MIKE SHANAHAN
  • BOTANY ON THE KITCHEN TABLE BY GEORGE PETERICH

  • BALLOONS AND LANTERNS BY GEORGE PETERICH
  • SUNFLOWERS REALLY DO FOLLOW THE SUN! BY LISA GREENE
  • MORINGA OLEIFERA BY GEORGE PETERICH
  • 2016 SCHOLARSHIPS

  • WALKING TOURS FROM LISA GREENE
  • HEDYCHIUM FAMILY ZINGIBARACEAE
  • SCARLET CORDIA BY GEORGE PETERICH
  • OBITUS OLEAE DEATH OF THE OLIVE TREE

  • WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF CAFFEINE IN PLANTS? BY LISA GREENE
  • POLLARDING BY GEORGE PETERIC

  • 2015 SCHOLARSHIPS
  • NANDINA DOMESTICA OR HEAVENLY BAMBOO BY MARIJKE PETERICH
  • SOMBREROS GEORGE’S HAT ODYSSEY
  • NOT IN MY BACK YARD BY NIGEL CHUDLEIGH
  • MADEIRA VINE ETC. BY LISA GREENE
  • BOURGES BY JENNIFER FLOOD

  • THE REAL STORY ON LICHENS! BY LISA GREENE
  • GOVERNMENT HOUSE WALK
  • HUMMINGBIRDS IN BERMUDA BY LISA GREENE
  • NASTURTIUM: THE MORE YOU LOOK… BY GEORGE PETERICH

  • MACROTHELYPTERIS TORRESIANA: A NEW PEST PLANT FOR BERMUDA BY ALISON COPELAND
  • OUT AND ABOUT BY LISA GREENE
  • SECOND YEAR AT UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE BY KAHNAE BEAN, BBS SCHOLARSHIP HOLDER

  • THE MORE YOU LOOK… BY GEORGE PETERICH
  • DOMATIA BY LISA GREENE
  • MANGROVES BY NIALL AITKEN

  • PALM AND PALMETTO BY NIALL AITKEN
  • PAPAVER OR POPPIES BY GEORGE PETERICH
  • THE AMARYLLIS MYTH 1 & 2
  • SCHOLARSHIP NEWS

  • AT A LOSS IN THE JUNGLE BY GEORGE PETERICH
  • THE BERMUDA NATIONAL LIBRARY…
  • IN THE ARBORETUM BY LISA GREENE

  • Deciduous Trees by George Peterich
  • Botanical Musings by Lisa Greene
  • Updates from 2012 Scholarship Winners
  • The More You Look II by George Peterich
  • Tunera, Ruellia and Barleria ~ Three Perennials for the Garden by George Peterich

  • More Ficus Trees from the Bot. Gardens by George Peterich
  • Musings by Lisa Greene
  • Beach Lobelia by Niall Aitken
  • Scholarship Chairman’s Report 2013 by Peter Lee

  • Viscid Spider-Flower by Lisa Greene
  • Ficus by George Peterich
  • Mea Culpa by George Peterich

  • Cycads by George Peterich
  • In Search of the Beauty Leaf Tree, Calophyllum Inophyllum… by Niall Aitken

  • Pigeon Peas by Nigel Chudleigh
  • The Sea Onion by Lisa Greene
  • The Death of Trees? By Helle Patterson

  • Floral Britain by Nigel Chudleigh
  • Trees in the City by George Peterich
  • Botanical Musings by Lisa Green
  • Scholarships 2012
  • Endemic Perennial ~ Bermudiana by Peter Lee

  • Endemic Fern ~ Governor Laffan’s Fern by Peter Lee
  • The Tree that Drinks Clouds by Lisa Green
  • Spring Foliage by George Peterich, A.B.

  • Mushrooms in Bermuda by George Peterich
  • Sexing the Countryside by Lisa Greene
  • Cyads No Longer ‘Living Fossils’ by Nigel Chudleigh

  • Nature Inspired Design by Lisa Greene
  • Growing Potatoes in Containers by Nigel Chudleigh
  • Night-Blooming Cereus

  • Corn, The Three Sisters and Maize Mazes by Nigel Chudleigh
  • Laryx Decidua ‘Pendula’
  • Food for Thought by Lisa Greene

  • Pollination in the Vegetable Garden by Nigel Chudleigh
  • Thank you to All BBS Members Past and Present
  • BBS Annual Nonsuch Island/Cahow Visit Trip

  • Spoonwort by George Peterich
  • The Flowers of Jamaican Dogwood, Dodonea Viscosa
  • The Fruit of Night-Blooming Cereus by Helle Patterson
  • A Novel Technique with Tomatoes by Nigel Chudleigh

  • Pumpkin Time by Sarah Vallis Pietila
  • Watercress by Nigel Chudleigh
  • Weeds by George Peterich
  • Spanish Moss, AKA Old Man’s Beard Tillandsia Useneoides by Lisa Greene

  • DNA-Base Plant Names
  • UN Year of Biodiversity by Lisa Greene
  • Nonsuch Island Trip by Helle Patterson
  • Plants that Bite Back by Nigel Chudleigh

  • Goodbye Winter by George Peterich
  • Malabar Spinach Basella Rubra by Nigel Chudleigh
  • From Lisa Greene’s Notebook
  • An Update on the Barbadian Gooseberry by Lisa Greene

  • Winter Delights by Tour Guide
  • Out of the Bushes by George!
  • Botanical Gardens Rio by Samatha Bromfield

  • Detective Story by Helle Patterson
  • Indigo Blues by Nigel Chudleigh
  • From the Visitor’s Centre by Lyn Vaughan
  • Fruit and the Night Blooming Cereus

  • Summer Delights by Tour Guide
  • Hummingbirds by Lisa Greene
  • Unusual Plants for Your Garden by Nigel Chudleigh
  • Nonsuch Island Trip by Paul L.S. Harney

  • Ten Ipomoeas, Found in Bermuda by Tour Guide
  • Around the Island by Lisa Greene

  • Three Hothouses by Tour Guide
  • Around the Island by Lisa Greene
  • A Rare Botanical Find by Helle Patterson
  • Growing Biointensive by Bill Ingham

  • The Beauty of Christmas by Tour Guide
  • The Far-Flung Adventures of BBS Double Fantasy Merchandise
  • Start Growing Vegetables Now by Frances Eddy
  • Guava From the Philippines by Helle Patterson
  • Around the Island by Lisa Greene

  • What’s New at the Botanical Gardens by Jameka Kelly
  • Around the Island by Lisa Greene and Nell Johnston
  • Invasive Species by Lisa Greene
  • Tamarind Trees by Tour Guide