Posts Tagged ‘St. George Village Botanical Garden’

Christmas Spoken Here

Christmas Spoken Here

Christmas Spoken Here is one of the great holiday traditions of St. Croix. As you meander around the grounds of the St. George Village Botanical Garden your senses will be delighted by the sounds of choirs singing, the delicious smell of barbecue, the taste of locally made coquito, and the sight of the spectacularly decorated…

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Under the Mistletoe

Dinner, Dancing and Jubilation, (don’t forget the tree auction)! What happens under the mistletoe stays under the mistletoe. Check back soon for more details!

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Jumbies in the Garden

Join us in the Botanical Garden for a fun Halloween event for the kids! The fun includes: Pop-up interactive Children’s Museum activities in the Great Hall UNO Bounce House Entertainment by CoralFire and the Thalema Williams Dance Academy See the Guardians of Culture Moko Jumbies perform in the Garden from Noon to 1pm. There will…

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Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony

An Arbor Day tree planting ceremony will be held on Friday, Sept. 27th, at the St. George Village Botanical Garden campus. The ceremony will launch the Trees for St. Croix project, a new initiative to grow and distribute 6000 trees in the next 6 months. Following the ceremony, a reception will follow and tree orders…

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Nursery Plant Sale

Nursery plant sale featuring: Orchids from the St Croix Orchid Society Desert Roses Hibiscus Plumbago Allamanda Chenille Plants Ferns Bougainvillea Grafted Mango Trees Moringa Trees Frangipani Trees Palm Trees Cacti & Agave Plants The Gift Shop and Garden will be open regular hours until 3 pm. Garden Members get 10% off all purchases in our…

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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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The Marvelous Mango

Mango

MANGO MELEE 2019 :  July 7 at Botanical Gardens.  Tickets here. 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…

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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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