Heritage Garden

From Nature Reserve to Organic Garden

I am excited to be volunteering with Nature Seychelles for the second time and this time it is under a completely different program, the Green Health program. What’s even more exciting is that I am the first ever to have a placement as Garden Volunteer at Nature Seychelles’ Heritage Garden! Advertisements

Science and your health

Turmeric may improve your memory and mood

Science Daily, 23 Jan 2018: Lovers of Indian food, give yourselves a second helping: Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin — the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color — improved memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss, according to the results of a study conducted by UCLA researchers.

Organic farming

Volunteer in our Organic Garden

Do you have a background in farming, horticulture or landscaping and want to spend a couple of months in paradise while making use of your knowledge and skills? We are looking for one or two volunteers to work in our Heritage (organic) Garden, located in Roche Caiman, on Mahe Island in the Seychelles. We need… Continue reading Volunteer in our Organic Garden

Green Health

Yogalates at The Sanctuary

Come join us for our new Green Exercises at The Sanctuary in Roche Caiman starting this Wednesday at 5.00 to 6.00 pm. Depending on interest, we will offer Tuesday and Thursday morning sessions from 7.30 to 8.30 am. Maya will be offering Yogalates classes which is a very nice mixture of yoga stretches and poses… Continue reading Yogalates at The Sanctuary


Sustainable agriculture – The best way to feed the world

Seychelles Nation, 22 Sept 2017; Fenella Plows:   Organic coriander growing at Nature Seychelles’ Heritage Garden “Nature Seychelles initiated its Heritage Garden programme 15 years ago to engage people into a new partnership with the soil. This included propagation of ‘heritage crops’ and medicinal plants and new concepts like edible landscaping, vertical gardens, climate-smart agriculture and… Continue reading Sustainable agriculture – The best way to feed the world

Heritage Garden

Like manna from heaven

Yesterday morning one of our staff members working in our Heritage (organic) Garden rapped very loudly on my window. As I drew the curtain back I was greeted with a toothy grin. “I have papaya!” Paul announced. He explained that the birds were already starting to ‘attack’ it but he rescued it in time. All… Continue reading Like manna from heaven

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Gardening Therapy at Nature Seychelles

 Banana Harvest from Nature Seychelles demonstration organic garden Seychelles NATION; June 9 2017: Horticulture is the growing of flowers, fruits, vegetables and plants and according to the American Horticultural Therapy Association (AHTA), the process of using plants and garden environments has been found to be therapeutic and to promote mental, physical and social health.