AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators
July 6, 2018 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators

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Not sure which types of pollinators you want to host? Flowers like zinnias and verbena attract a wide variety of pollinators.
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The “Tree Reimagined” at Longwood Gardens
November 14, 2018 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on The “Tree Reimagined” at Longwood Gardens

Christmas, Longwood Gardens, PennsylvaniaExperience the joys of the season at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Peensylvania, from November 22, 2018, through January 6, 2019.

Road Trips Gardeners will have a chance to look at the Christmas tree in a new light. The “Tree Reimagined” begins with festive firs suspended from above, towering tannenbaums created from books to birdhouses to stained glass, and more traditional favorites elevated with surprising new twists.

Outdoors, gloriously illuminated trees lead visitors on an enchanting holiday journey through the Gardens. Stroll underneath floating orbs of light, watch as tree roots and branches take new illuminated life, and see our Main Fountain Garden as you’ve never seen it before. Warm up by a fire pit, listen to carolers, and revel in the wonder of A Longwood Christmas.

Timed admission tickets are required, so plan ahead.

(Photo courtesy of Longwood Gardens)

Model Trains and Holiday Flowers in Washington DC
November 12, 2018 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Model Trains and Holiday Flowers in Washington DC
Model Trains and Holiday Flowers in Washington DC

“Seasons Greenings” in the Conservatory at the United States Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC, showcases plant-based re-creations of iconic train stations from across the U.S. in a celebration of America’s railroad history. …

Eurasia Plant Fair in Istanbul
November 10, 2018 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Eurasia Plant Fair in Istanbul
Eurasia Plant Fair in Istanbul

Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show Istanbul is a three day event being held November 22, 23 and 24, 2018 at the TUYAP Fuar ve Kongre Merkezi (TUYAP Fair and Convention Center) in Istanbul, Turkey.
Aimed …

A Display of Holiday Poinsettias in Baltimore
November 9, 2018 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on A Display of Holiday Poinsettias in Baltimore
A Display of Holiday Poinsettias in Baltimore

This year’s Holiday Poinsettia Display in the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, will feature many a Road Trips Gardener’s favorite poinsettias from years past, as …

Holiday Poinsettia Show in Omaha
November 7, 2018 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Holiday Poinsettia Show in Omaha
Holiday Poinsettia Show in Omaha

If it’s November, it must be time to make plans to see one of the lavish holiday flower shows on offer.
A Holiday Poinsettia Show is open in Lauritzen Gardens – Omaha’s Botanical Center, 100 Bancroft …

“Ramble” at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
November 5, 2018 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on “Ramble” at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
“Ramble” at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is celebrating its Fall Garden Festival with its longest-running event – the 74th annual Ramble. The three-day festival in the 83-acre garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, Florida, will be …

Basics in Plant Disease Management
November 2, 2018 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Basics in Plant Disease Management
Basics in Plant Disease Management

“Growing Healthy Plants: Basics in Plant Disease Management” is the topic for Brian Hudleson during this month’s educational seminary at Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, Wisconsin.
The session runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. …

“Late” Mums Show Alongside Vegetables in Great Britain
October 31, 2018 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on “Late” Mums Show Alongside Vegetables in Great Britain
“Late” Mums Show Alongside Vegetables in Great Britain

A display of “late” chrysanthemums, plus vegetables, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. November 3, 2018, in Queens Hall, Halstead, Essex, England.
It’s sponsored by the Halstead & District Horticultural and Chrysanthemum Society.
The Halstead …

Chrysanthemum Show at Longwood Gardens
October 29, 2018 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemum Show at Longwood Gardens
Chrysanthemum Show at Longwood Gardens

What’s claimed to be the largest display of chrysanthemums in the United States opened last week at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
The exhibition continues through November 18, 2019, when the conservatory …

Field Design…at the Baseball Stadium
October 28, 2018 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Field Design…at the Baseball Stadium
Field Design…at the Baseball Stadium

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From Sustainable, Secure Food Blog
Does baseball have you seeing stripes, diamonds, and circles? The October 22, 2018, edition of the Sustainable, Secure Food blog explains the turf maintenance and …

Flower of the Day: Jacaranda
October 27, 2018 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Jacaranda
Flower of the Day: Jacaranda

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By Destination New South Wales
Love flowering Jacaranda trees? Road Trips Gardeners should head to Sydney and new South Wales, Australia, to immerse themselves in a sea of purple, now …