Category Archives: Flowers

Turks and Caicos Islands….Open for Business

Yes, we can now say that we survived a Category 5 Hurricane! It has been a chaotic and traumatic time for all of us here in the Turks and Caicos Islands. We were hit hard with damages especially to all … Continue reading

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South West Bluff and Osprey Rock

A perfectly beautiful Sunday and a trip is planned to head down to the southern most tip of the island at South West Bluff and Osprey Rock. I always enjoy this excursion and make sure all my batteries are fully … Continue reading

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Evening Stroll at Harbour Club Villas

A beautiful, still and calm evening for a stroll around Harbour Club’s grounds and down to the Marina. An over abundance of opportunities as I wander around taking photos of the flowering plants, animals and sunset views. Here’s a selection and … Continue reading

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Railroad Vine

Off to the beach we went yesterday and what a beautiful sight…….a profusion of purple flowers stretched out towards the sea.  Ipomoea pes-caprae is the official name but it is more commonly known as the Railroad vine, goat’s-foot vine or beach morning … Continue reading

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Lignum Vitae Tree of Life

All of a sudden after the heavy rains recently, my Lignum Vitae tree has burst into bloom. I then started seeing these beautiful trees in the bush on a recent trip to the grocery store. The Lignum Vitae is also known as the … Continue reading

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Sunset Orchids

Our beautiful wild orchids.     Marta     http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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Old Man Cactus

Take a look around you in our local bush and frequently you will see this spectacular cactus. The Dildo Cactus with its rather suggestive name is locally called the Old Man Cactus and is probably the most commonly found cactus in … Continue reading

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Orchids at Sunset

We enjoyed our first sunset of the first day of the new year in our favorite spot overlooking the marina. I had to include a beautiful Encyclia Altissima (orchid), the sun setting and some sail boat masts. Perfect end to … Continue reading

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Merry Island Christmas

Wishing you and yours joy, happiness, sunshine and much laughter at this very special time of year.   Marta     http://www.harbourclubvillas.com  

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Ipomoea Christmas Vine

Every year as we head into December, I search the bush for these spectacular, showy red flowers. Sure enough there it was today…..the Ipomoea Microdactyla, also known as the Christmas Vine or Hog Potato Vine. Look around you as you … Continue reading

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