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
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.
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.
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.
at the 2012 Treasures of the Garden, Home & Garden Show
The team of Smithy’s Garden was successful winning 2 first prizes! Congratulations, well done. We watch out for Kayla when she is old enough for the Chelsea Show!
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 2012
Individual Holidays 2012
Treasures of the Garden
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.
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:
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!
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Book our half day garden tour and get some insider knowledge.
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!
If you missed the BBC World News last weekend, you can still watch a video about Grenada and its Gardens:
Let us know when you come to Grenada and we will be more than happy to show you our beautiful gardens.
The Financial Times is one of the most respected newspapers for business news and information. Because of its integrity and accuracy it has a big international audience.
Patricia Cleveland-Peck, a well-known British journalist had a very informative article about Grenada’s gardens and Chelsea preparations publish in the Financial Times.
Click here to read the full article.