Explore the stunningly beautiful gardens of Grenada, which are packed with a dazzling array of plant specimens.
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Will Giles, the famous writer of the book '‘The Encyclopaedia of Exotic Plants For Temperate Climates’, visited St Rose Nursery of Exotic Plants and tropical delights in Grenada and comments on it on his website!
Grenada awarded 8th Gold at Chelsea in March 2010! October 2010 saw the arrival of the first group for the Grenada Spice Garden Holiday Tour - October 6 - 13th.
Smithy's Garden - "This garden has lots going on in it!" comment made by Suzann Gaywood, designer for the Grenada at Chelsea exhibit, January 2008. Established during the mid 1950's, the owners of this garden took the opportunity to extend the flowering plants of the garden after the
destruction of Hurricane Ivan and to share the informal beauty of the garden with keen enthusiasts.
Last year, in May 2010 Grenada was awarded its 8th gold medal for its Grenada at Chelsea display and also has numerous silver and silver gilt medals in addition to this! Our Grenadian garden tour was
constructed by Anne, guest arranger with the Gold Medal Award, Team Grenada at Chelsea 2002. Our cadre of knowledgeable guides, will take you to see "Anne's choice of Gardens." On this garden tour you will see exotic ornamental bananas and giant heliconias as well as Heliconia beharry, in their natural jungle-like setting. You will also have an opportunity to interact over tea or drinks with owners of two of the gardens and learn how they work towards supplying flowers and foliage for Chelsea. "Anne's choice of gardens" includes some of the following:
a.. Hyde Park Garden - Fay shares her passionate enthusiasm for her garden with visitors
b.. Bay Gardens - This garden is an education in itself
c.. Smithy's Garden - Anne shares her garden and Chelsea experiences with you.
d.. Balthazar Estate - Largest commercial garden and grower of giant heliconias
e.. Tower House Garden - Take a step back in time in this garden
f.. St. Rose Nurseries - Largest nursery - supplying unique garden plantsg.. Gemma's Garden - A warm welcome awaits visitors to this hillside garden h.. Sunny Side Garden - See the Jade Vine in
flower and feel Xoya grass underfoot in this garden.
Each Grenada garden is chosen for a specific highlight that they exhibit - lush and rambling jungle gardens contrasted with colourful, manicured, landscaped gardens!
Price dependant on number in your party and number of gardens visited.
Tour participants are advised to wear sensible hiking or walking shoes that have a grid bottom and NOT sandals or slippers on this garden tour.
This garden tour is a horticulturalist's delight!
A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.
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