Category Archives: Gardens

Farewell

dinner for the Individual Holidays Garden Group at the Beach House Restaurant.

Pumpkin soup salad or shrimp cocktail, grilled lobster, blackened sword fish, chicken tarragon, coconut ice cream and guava desert were some of the delicious items available.

The group was led by Chelsea designer Suzanne Gaywood and had a great long week filled with fun, garden history and nature of Grenada.

Caribbean Horizons Tours wishes this group bon voyage on Thursday and looks forward to welcoming the second group of garden enthusiasts who arrive today.

Dinner at Beach House

Dinner at Beach House

Delicious desert

Delicious desert

Individual Holidays Garden Group 2012

Garden Tour at Smithy's

Garden Tour at Smithy’s

visiting Smithy’s Garden with Suzanne Gaywood, Grenada’s designer for Chelsea. Members of the Horticultural Society of Grenada and Trinidad joined the Grenadian Breakfast and Garden Tour with Anne Campbell. Anne Campbell is a Chelsea arranger and owner of. Smithy’s garden, located in Morne Jaloux, St Georges, Grenada.

Menu
Fruit and juice from the garden:
Coconut water + jelly, sorrell and passion fruit juice, tea and coffee.
Banana, mango, golden apple, mandarins, pomme granit, watermelon, pawpaw, passion fruit, grapefruit, and orange.
And salt fish souse, scrambled eggs, black pudding, johnny bakes, toast, plum jam and cheese.

Farewell Kim!

Tribute to Kim Henry

Tribute to Kim Henry

Tribute to Kim Henry, a Chelsea Team Member, who passed away far too young, she will be missed greatly!
The flowers in this picture are from the family farm ‘Balthazar Estate’ and were arranged by Tony, a family friend and member of the Trinidad Horticultural Society.

Individual Holidays

On Monday 26th November, Smithy’s Garden welcomes Individual Holidays 2012 Garden group accompanied by Grenada’s Chelsea designer Suzanne Gaywood to an early morning garden tour with the added attraction of the group sharing a Grenadian breakfast with Trinidadian judges and VP Elen Radix from the Horticultural Society of Grenada’s Flower and Garden Show. Early morning bird calls will add to the rich experience of tastes, sounds, smell and colours!
Right now the group is setting out to visit Hyde Park Garden and enjoy some sunset drinks with the owners. Afterwards the group will head up to Gouyave for the famous Fish Friday!

Individual Holidays

Individual Holidays 2012

Individual Holidays 2012

Individual Holidays 2012

Treasures of the Garden

Treasures of the Garden

Treasures of the Garden

Kayla at Work

Kayla at Work

For all the flower and nature lovers there is a great home & garden flower show coming up this weekend.
The show ‘Treasures of the Garden’ is presented by the Horticultural Society of Grenada.

Opening Hours
24th November, 10.30am – 6pm
25th November, 10.30am – 4.30pm

Place: Convention Center, Grenada Grand Beach Hotel, Grand Anse

This year Kayla Campbell will participate for Smithy’s Garden. We wish her all the best and good luck!
Kayla is working hard to get her arrangement together!

Watch a video from our garden:

Grenada’s Orchids

A team from the Orchid Circle went to Trinidad to showcase the work of our Circle at the Annual Orchid Show which took place on Saturday October 13th and Sunday October 14th 2012 at the National Academy of Performing Arts “Hotel Lobby”.
The results are as follows:
Our exhibit was entered as an arrangement and got FIRST PRIZE.
Hillary did a corsage and got FIRST PRIZE.
An Arachnis spray sent by Marilyn got THIRD PRIZE.
A Cattleya spray sent by Cecile got THIRD PRIZE.
Well done and congratulations to the team.
Smithy’s orchids have been used for the display!

Feel like strolling through some of the beautiful gardens Grenada has?
Book our half day garden tour and get some insider knowledge.

Do you know these plants?

Are these two plants related?  Do you know their names?
Blooms from these plants are used in the team Grenada’s exhibits at the annual Chelsea Flower Show.
Do you know what type of root systems these plants have?
What makes these blooms appear on their respective plants?
Suzanne Gaywood team designer arrives in Grenada today in advance of the visitors for the Grenada Garden Tour which starts on November 22nd.
There’s still time to book the second week of the tour with Individual Holidays!
http://individual-holidaysgardentours.com/page10.html

Flower One

Flower One

Flower Two

Flower Two