Tag Archives: Barbados Nature Reserve

  • Ylang Ylang

    yellow ylang ylang flower

    Let me introduce myself: I am an ylang ylang tree (pronounced “ee-lang ee-lang”). My botanical name is Cananga odorata, my species is Annonaceae, but let’s not be formal. I was planted in Karen’s garden in April 2017. I arrived in a 6-inch pot, just a small little sapling about 4 inches tall with a few leaves. It is now July 2018 and I have just produced my first flowers!

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  • Monkey Business – The Barbados Green Monkey

    kissing monkeysBarbados green monkeys can be seen throughout the island. Playful and mischievous, they are fantastic fun to watch.  Their expressions and antics are truly captivating. Continue Reading