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Story Hour, Saturday, May 5, at 10 am

Parents, please bring your pre-schooler or kindergartener to the Garden for Story Hour this Saturday, May 5 at 10 am.

Mrs. Cheryl Francis, wife of the Honorable Gregory Francis, Lieutenant Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, will read a nature-inspired children’s story under the shade of the Great Kapok tree on the Main Lawn. Bring a snack, and explore the beautiful Garden afterwards!

Admission is FREE for Garden Members

$8/ adults

$1/ children



July Grow and Learn

Save Water and Money!

It is the rainy season and your cistern runneth over, but are you ready for your dry season garden?  Join us at the Bodine Center to learn how and why to make a rain barrel to supplement the water supply for your home garden.

Grow & Learn- Vermicompost

Got worms?

Adding worms to your composting cycle can speed your compost process and increase the fertility of your home garden!  Join us at the Bodine Center to learn the basics of a worm bin. 

Turn your trash into black gold!! 

Reservations recommended.  Cost is $5 per member adult and $15 for nonmember adults.  Please call 692-2874 to reserve a spot or ask questions. 

May 28, 2011

10am to noon

National Public Gardens Day

Title: National Public Gardens Day
Link out: Click here
Description: The St. George Village Botanical Garden will celebrate National Public Gardens Day, Friday, May 6, 2011, by offering free admission for two adults and/or children to Virgin Islands residents and island visitors who present a printed copy of this voucher available at the link above.

National Public Gardens Day is a national day of celebration to raise awareness of America’s public gardens and their important role in promoting environmental stewardship and awareness, plant and water conservation, and education in communities nationwide.
National Public Gardens Day celebrates all public gardens, botanical gardens, educational gardens, specialty gardens, entertainment gardens, arboreta, farm gardens, historical landscapes, and zoos and each institution participates in their own unique way. Many of the nation’s public gardens will mark the day with special events and activities for schools, families and thousands of visitors to explore and discover their local public garden, while learning about each garden’s commitment to education, research and environmental stewardship.
All photographers are encouraged to enter the National Public Gardens Day Photo Contest. Beginning May 1 and continuing through May 11, 2011, garden visitors across the nation are invited to shoot and submit photos capturing the beauty and experience of visiting one of America’s public gardens. More information at
The St. George Village Botanical Garden will be offering guided tours of the Garden at 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm . led by Executive Director, David M. Hamada. The Garden will be open from 9 am to 5 pm for self-guided tours (visitors are not admitted after 4 pm to allow for at least an hour to tour the grounds). The volunteer-run plant nursery will also be open Friday from 9 am to 11 am. The volunteers propagate a variety of native and exotic plants that will be available for sale.

Start Time: 09:00
Date: 2011-05-06
End Time: 17:00

Art In The Garden – Kids Workshop

Title: Art In The Garden – Kids Workshop
Description:  Workshop for young people to
generate artwork inspired by the Garden
Start Time: 09:00 AM
Date: 2011-03-26
End Time: 12:00 PM

Grow & Learn–A Cacao Celebration

Saturday February 26, 2011

10:AM to 12:00 noon

It is better known as cocoa and its history can be traced back to the Mayan civilizations. Come grow and learn as we discover the fascinating ecology and history of this plant with special guest Melanie Feltmate.
Participants will taste a fresh cacao seed pod, peel and grind up roasted cacao seeds, taste-test Aztec and Spanish versions of chocolate and, best of all, make their own mystery chocolate snack!
Pre-registration is requested.  Please call 692-2874 to reserve a space. 

Cost is $5 for Garden Members and $15 for nonmembers.

StoryHour at the Garden

Title: StoryHour at the Garden
Description: Join us at the Garden for an outdoor StoryHour with special guest readers.
Bring your preschooler, a blanket and a snack to instill a love for reading and the natural world!

Meet by the Kapok tree in front of the Great Hall.

No reservations required. Just pay regular admission fees:
$8 per adult, $1 for children under 12. Garden Members are FREE!
Call 340-692-2874 with questions or to be a guest reader.
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2011-02-16

StoryHour at the Garden

Join us at the Garden for an outdoor StoryHour with guest readers. 

Bring your preschooler, a blanket, and a snack to instill a love for reading and the natural world!

Saturday February 5th and Wednesday February 9 at 10:00 AM.  Meet by the Kapok tree in front of the Great Hall. 

No reservations required.  Just pay regular admission to the Garden. 

$8 for adults, $1 for children under 12.  Remember, Garden Members are FREE!!

Grow & Learn–Jams and Jellies

Title: Grow & Learn–Jams and Jellies
Location: Bodine Center
Description: Join local artist Carol Blake-Hodge as she demonstrates how to create jams and jellies from local botanicals. Carol will have some of her finest work available for purchase after the event.

Saturday January 22, 2011 from 10am to 12 noon at the Bodine Center.

Reservations required; please call the office at 692-2874 to reserve a space.

Costs $5 for Garden members and $15 for nonmembers. Become a member the day of the event and save $10!

Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2011-01-22
End Time: 12:00

November Second Saturday

Title: Second Saturday
Start Time: 09:00 PM
Date: 2011-11-12
End Time: 12:00 PM