Smithy's Garden and Anne's Florals
Garden fresh tropical floral arrangements are designed by florists Anne and Claire, using freshly picked orchids, anthuriums, heliconias, gingers and foliage from Smithy's Garden Grenada. These Grenadian flowers from Smithy's Garden are supplemented by choice blooms from the fields of Grenada's commercial flower growers located in the heart of Grenada's Grand Etang rainforest. Catering for all occasions, these Grenada florists are known for their contemporary tropical displays and noted for their flair in wedding flowers and wedding decorations, bridal bouquets and casket sprays. Anne has been a guest arranger at the Grenada at Chelsea display and Smithy's Garden is a regular contributor of orchids and foliage.
To speak to one of these Grenada florists or order flowers in Grenada, call 1 473 407 3019 or fill in the contact form.
For special occasions and holidays (Valentines/Mother's Day) these Grenada florists import roses and other choice blooms and offer island-wide delivery, including flowers for Carriacou, Sauterus, Grenville and Pt Martinique.
GRENADA GARDEN TOURS
Individual Holidays UK is offering a great one-week holiday package to visit Grenada's Gardens. Departure dates are 22nd and 29th November 2012. The group is escorted by Suzanne Gaywood, Chelsea Gold Medal Winner.
Book your space now: http://individual-holidaysgardentours.com/page10.html
Smithy's Garden: Located at approximately 1,000ft above sea level, just one mile from historic Fort Frederic in St George's, this gently sloping Grenada garden is just under two acres in size. Divided into an old and new garden, Smithy's Garden is noted for its "wild feel" and also for the variety of rainforest plants which strangely flourish in an area in Grenada noted for its dry forest vegetation! Smithy's Garden Grenada is open to the public by appointment.
In the old garden, started by Smithy, in addition to large flowering trees, a variety of wildlife and colourful flowers, there is an orchard of mango, coconut, sour sop, a variety of bananas, avocado pear, plums, citrus, sugarcane, breadfruit and herbs and vegetables. Ornamental plants include a variety of orchids, Grenada's national flower the bougainvillea, lush ferns, foliage, roses and anthuriums which were pollinated and cultivated by Smithy herself.
The new garden situated where the "bottom lawn" used to be was started after the devastation of Grenada by Hurricane Ivan in 2004. This part of the garden is an ongoing project where many of Grenada's rainforest plants like ginger lilies and heliconia and costos flourish. Large pandamas add a dramatic effect to this corner of Smithy's Garden, as well as a flamboyant tree, several Chinese fan palms and yellow palms, ornamental bananas, torch gingers and rambling passion-fruit vines.