2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon
January 1, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on 2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon

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From the National Garden Bureau
Looking for a flower that has multiple uses in the garden, smells great, attracts pollinators and comes in scads of colors? Then you should be …

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Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring
January 16, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring

Biltmore, Asheville, North CarolinaThinking about spring travel, Road Trips Gardeners? “Biltmore Blooms” will be in flower April 1 through May 23, 2019, at the Biltmore, One Lodge Street, Asheville, North Carolina.

Biltmore’s gardens, designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, come to life with immense floral displays featuring thousands and thousands of tulips across the estate.

(Photo courtesy of Biltmore)

Gulf Coast Orchid Society Show
January 14, 2019 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Gulf Coast Orchid Society Show
Gulf Coast Orchid Society Show

The annual show and sale organized by the Gulf Coast Orchid Society takes place January 25, 26 and 27, 2019, in the Gautier Convention Center, 2012 Library Lane, Gautier, Mississippi.
(Photo courtesy of Gulf Coast Orchid …

Flower of the Day: Bird of Paradise
January 12, 2019 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Bird of Paradise
Flower of the Day: Bird of Paradise

Yellow Bird of Paradise flowers grow wild on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
These were pictured in September 2018.
(Photo ┬ęby Susan McKee)

Tamiami International Orchid Festival
January 11, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Tamiami International Orchid Festival
Tamiami International Orchid Festival

If you’re in Southeastern Florida this weekend, Road Trips Gardeners, you might want to swing by the Miami Orchid Society’s “Tamiami International Orchid Festival“.
Said to be the largest winter orchid show in the United …

North Jersey Orchid Society Show
January 9, 2019 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on North Jersey Orchid Society Show
North Jersey Orchid Society Show

The annual show and sale organized by the North Jersey Orchid Society takes place January 18, 19 and 20, 2018, in the Douglass Cook Student Center, Rutgers University, 100 George Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
The …

“Orchid Paradise” in Fort Lauderdale
January 7, 2019 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on “Orchid Paradise” in Fort Lauderdale
“Orchid Paradise” in Fort Lauderdale

“Orchid Paradise“, the annual show of the Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society, taks place January 25, 26 and 27, 2019, in the War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE Eighth Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
In addition to displays and …

“Winter Carnival Orchid Show”
January 4, 2019 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on “Winter Carnival Orchid Show”
“Winter Carnival Orchid Show”

A “Winter Carnival Orchid Show” takes place January 26 and 27, 2019, in the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. …

Orchids at Newfields in Indianapolis
January 2, 2019 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Orchids at Newfields in Indianapolis
Orchids at Newfields in Indianapolis

If it’s the dead of winter, it must be time for an orchid show. One Midwestern spectacular takes place February 8, 2019, through March 3, 2019, in the Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse at Newfields, 4000 …

“For the Love of Orchids” in Sarasota, Florida
December 31, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on “For the Love of Orchids” in Sarasota, Florida
“For the Love of Orchids” in Sarasota, Florida

“For the Love of Orchids” is the theme for the 62d annual show (and sale) of the Sarasota Orchid Society, in cooperation with the Venice and Englewood Orchid Societies.
It will be held January 5 and …

National Convention of American Camellia Society
December 28, 2018 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on National Convention of American Camellia Society
National Convention of American Camellia Society

The National Convention and Camellia Show of the American Camellia Society takes place February 15 through 19, 2019, in the convention center in Mobile, Alabama.
It’s also a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the camellia …

Chicago Flower & Garden Show
December 26, 2018 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Chicago Flower & Garden Show
Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Just a quick heads up to mark your calendars, Road Trips Gardeners.
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show will be March 20 through 24, 2019, on Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Hours Wednesday through …