In The Garden


Lemongrass (Cymbopogon) originated in Southeast Asia and India. There are several varieties depending on the place of origin.

Chelsea Flower Show

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show was held from May 21 to May 25 on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London. 

Crepe Myrtle

Crepe Myrtle commonly called Queen of Flowers comes from the Lagerstroemia family. 

Grow your own vegetables

More people are embracing healthy lifestyles and eating more organically grown vegetables and foods, including planting their own kitchen gardens.

Shower of Gold

Galphimia glauca commonly called Shower of Gold originated in Mexico and Central America.

Pink Poui

Tabebuia pentaphylla commonly called Pink Poui is native to South America.

Growing local

UncappeD Marketplace this year saw the New Guyana Marketing Corporation arranging for many more farmers to showcase their fresh produce.

Tiger Lily

On my recent travels I came across one of the most awesome sights: Tiger Lily being grown as potted plants. 


Tagetes commonly, called Marigolds, originated in South America and New Mexico.

Time to sow

Now is the time to start sowing your flower seeds to germinate all of those colourful flowering annuals.


Artocarpus heterophyllus commonly called Jackfruit originated in India and South East Asia.


pPlumeria commonly called Frangipani originated in tropical America and quickly spread across the Caribbean and Guyana.

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