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Coast Guard green thumbs

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Coast Guard green thumbs

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Tough times call for a tough response. And Barbados Coast Guard personnel, who are no strangers to dealing with rough characters at sea, have applied their strength of character to providing fresh fruit and vegetables for their own.
They have turned a 2 000-square-foot patch at their HMBS Pelican, Spring Garden, St Michael headquarters into a gardener’s delight.
Here, Ordinary Seaman Jovica Headley (left) is happily pulling a head of lettuce from the ground. Behind him, Ordinary Seaman Darrel Straughn is tending some cabbage as Leading Seaman Ricardo Trotman waters some other produce.