Posts Tagged ‘St. George Village Botanical Garden’

The 23rd Annual Mango Melee

The 22nd Annual Mango Melee

Every July, Mango Melee is hosted by the St. George Village Botanical Gardens. This popular summer event helps develop a greater appreciation for tropical fruits, especially mangoes, and educates the public about growing these fruits and the many ways they can be used. Mango Melee offers educational workshops as well as fun activities for children and…

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Mango Melee at The Garden

Join the fun July 7, 2019 as the St. George Village Botanical Gardens hosts their annual Mango Melee! This popular family-friendly event offers kids activities,  educational workshops, the ‘Mango Dis, Mango Dat’ food competition, tropical fruit demonstrations and tastings, and the ever-popular Mango Eating Contests. Enjoy local food and drinks, arts and craft vendors, cultural dance performances,…

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Rockin’ in the Garden

Reconnect with Nature at the Botanical Garden

Come party the night away under the stars at the Botanical Gardens Bodine Center. Music provided by DJ4T Unlimited Sounds. Serve yourself at one of four open bar drink stations. Light finger food and dessert will be served. Tickets $65 per person – includes a raffle ticket, open bar and appetizers. Purchase tickets in advance.

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Earth Day Eco Fair

Reconnect with Nature at the Botanical Garden

SEA is celebrating Earth Day and 26 years of Eco-fair at the St. George Botanical Gardens. Eco-Fair is annual event for students to learn about St. Croix’s environmental resources, native wildlife and marine environment. Grades 3-6 will meet and interact with fair exhibitors, presenters, and go on guided walking tours on the national historic property.…

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Rattan Wine Walk

Rattan Wine Walk is back! Join us for a magical evening at the Botanical Garden. Experience wonderful wines, paired with fabulous food and new gorgeous garden illuminations. An event in support of the Rattan Montessori School and the St. George Village Botanical Garden. Tickets are $75 per person – purchase in advance here. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-rattan-wine-walk-tickets-58404175461

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Gardens by Moonlight

Reconnect with Nature at the Botanical Garden

Join the St. George Village Botanical Garden for a moonlight walk walk after hours around the garden with a special tour by Dewey! $30 for members, $45 for non-members. Limited reservations available!

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Sail the Seas with the Botanical Garden

Sail the seas aboard the historic Schooner Roseway to benefit the St. George Village Botanical Garden. Boarding begins at 4:45pm. Sail departs at 5:00pm. Tickets $75 per person. Purchase tickets in advance here.

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Yoga in the Garden

Reconnect with Nature at the Botanical Garden

Yoga in the Garden with Lindsay VanWagner in the Bodine Visitor Center. For more information please call 340-692-2874 or email infoatthegarden@gmail.com.

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Guided Meditation in the Garden

Reconnect with Nature at the Botanical Garden

Guided meditations led by Matt Brown LMT and Agnieszka Bratcher in the Bodine Visitor Center. A donation is requested. Admission to the Garden for meditation is free. For more information please call 340-692-2874 or email infoatthegarden@gmail.com.

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The Marvelous Mango

Mango

Mangoes are the most widely consumed fruit in the world, but besides their coveted flavor and sweetness, they also offer a ton of nutritional benefits. St. Croix is one of the best places on earth to be during mango season. In late June and early July the island is dripping with dozens of varieties of the delicious…

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Explore Sugar Mill & Plantation Ruins

Explore Sugar Mill Plantation Ruins

You have probably seen dozens of historic sugar mills dotting the landscape of St. Croix. Many of these mills were constructed between 1750 and 1800 when, while under Danish rule, St. Croix was one of the richest sugar producing islands in all of the Caribbean. These picturesque mills and remaining sugar plantation ruins now serve as reminders…

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Reconnect with Nature at the Botanical Garden

Reconnect with Nature at the Botanical Garden

The nature and history of St. Croix come together in perfect harmony at the St. George Village Botanical Garden.  This sprawling sixteen acre property is a quiet haven of beautiful foliage mingled with rambling historic plantation ruins. Come reconnect with nature, relax amongst the shade trees, and take in the delicate fragrances and diverse scenery the…

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St. Croix Heritage Trail

St. Croix Heritage Trail

The St. Croix Heritage Trail is a self guided tour of the island’s many historic sites, cultural attractions, and natural areas. The trail links many of St. Croix’s major historic attractions such as Whim Plantation Museum, St. George Village Botanical Gardens, and Christiansted National Historic Site, as well as plantation and sugar factory ruins, churches, scenic…

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Art in the Garden

Art in the Garden

Art in the Garden is an annual event hosted by St. George Village Botanical Garden each March. A fun, modern spin on a traditional Garden Party, Art in the Garden is a two day affair that takes place each March. The event kicks off with a Champagne Artists’ Reception. This first event features framed local…

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Safari Tour with Sweeny

Safari Tour with Sweeny

Long time local, Sweeny Toussant, greets me and a small group of visitors in his open-air bus. We are ready to explore the wondrous places of St. Croix. Sweeny, his Safari Tour, and the bright red tour bus are well known icons on St. Croix. This tour should be a lot of fun, with fresh…

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Botanical Gardens Tour

Nature

Located on the west end of St. Croix is a place where beauty, history, and culture blend together in an inviting atmosphere. It is here you learn of the mysterious “weed woman” and the cures she has concocted from an array of plants. Here you see remnants of history in the remains of an old…

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St. George Village Botanical Gardens

Reconnect with Nature at the Botanical Garden

Explore St. Croix’s Botanical Life on this Historic Estate! St. George Village Botanical Garden is dedicated to conservation and preservation of both the historical and living collections on its grounds. The Garden’s mission is to conserve the native plant species of St. Croix, as well as threatened species of other Caribbean islands suited to local…

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Mango Melee

The 22nd Annual Mango Melee

Every July, Mango Melee is hosted by the St. George Village Botanical Gardens. This popular summer event helps develop a greater appreciation for tropical fruits, especially mangoes, and educates the public about growing these fruits and the many ways they can be used. Mango Melee offers educational workshops as well as fun activities for children and…

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