Morne Prosper Flower Garden
While the community of Giraudel is known to be home of Dominica’s popular Flower Show, an eighty year old legend is putting on her own flower show in Morne Prosper. One of SAT’s reporters, Attainea Toulon had the privilege of exploring the life of Mrs. Marie Maximae better known as ‘Ma Marie’, as she told her extraordinary story.
In her community, she’s described as a woman of determination and strength by all who admire her ability as she has been mending to her garden and flowers for many years.
Although she is now a widower, ‘Ma Marie’ continues to give back to her community and is always willing to assist as long as she is physically able.
‘Ma Marie’ said that her only setbacks toward the development of her produce and flower garden is the pains of old age, moreover the damages incurred to her house and garden from Hurricane Dean. She expressed gratitude for the support received from her family and friends.