Tea Benefit December 3rd, 2011

Bougainvillea

June 22, 2011

Our beloved bougainvillea, what would a caribbean garden be without one or two of these beauties.

Bougainvillea (pronounced /ˌbuːɡɨnˈvɪliə/)[2] is a genus of Flowering Plants native to South America . Different authors accept between four and 18 species in the genus. The plant was classified by Europeans in Brazil in 1768, by Philibert Commerçon, a French botanist accompanying French Navy Admiral and explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainville during his voyage of circumnavigation.

In the landscape, it makes an excellent hot season plant, and its drought tolerance makes bougainvillea ideal for warm climates year-round. Bougainvillea has a high salt tolerance, which makes it a natural choice for color on coastal regions. As a woody clambering vine, bougainvillea will stand alone and can be pruned into a standard, but it is perfect along fence lines, on walls, in containers and hanging baskets, and as a hedge or an accent plant. Its long arching branches are thorny, and bear heart-shaped leaves and masses of papery bracts in white, pink, orange, purple, and burgundy. Many cultivars, including double flowered and variegated ones are now readily available. These plants are relatively pest free.

 

Newsletter Spring Summer 2017

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Christmas Fair, December 2nd, 2017 from 2.00 to 6.00 pm

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December 2nd, 2017 our annual Christmas Fair

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Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society

Under the Patronage of the Governor General

His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams

 

Christmas Fair

Saturday December 2nd, 2017

@ Agave Gardens , Friars Hill Road

From 2.00 pm   Entrance is $5.00 Children under 12 Free

Plants, orchids, herbs, Christmas plants, lovely food, drinks, gifts, craft, gift- wrapping, entertainment:

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creativity in the garden

Saw this very unique and exceptional presentation of a Neem Tree in a garden in Fitches Creek, tying to meet the owner lots to learn!IMG_4505

2018 Flower and Garden Show

2018 Flower and Garden show:

We are so excited  to announce our date for our annual  Flower and Garden Show is Saturday March, 3rd , 2018,  10.00 am to 6.00 pm, Agave Gardens, Friars Hill Road.

Mark your calendars and plan to join us..

 

2017 Spring Newsletter ( friends of Agave Gardens)

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Flower and Garden Show 2017

A quick look at the sites and scenes of our 2017 show, thank you all.

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2017 FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW

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Flower and garden show 2016

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