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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Field Day at the Dallas Arboretum
March 22, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Field Day at the Dallas Arboretum

Dalllas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, TexasJust a “heads up” notice (since your Road Trips Gardener has no details…yet).

June 26, 2019, is “Field Day” at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.

More when it’s announced!

(Photo courtesy of Dallas Arboretum)

Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade
March 20, 2019 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade
Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade

Headed to Holland, Road Trips Gardeners? The annual flower parade takes place in Haarlem, the Netherlands, April 13, 2019.
Twenty floats and thirty lavishly decorated cars are part of the Bloemencorso, which follows a 42 km …

Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.
March 18, 2019 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.
Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.

Although the National Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off March 20 (Wednesday) and runs through April 14, 2019, the National Park Service has announced that peak bloom in Washington, D.C., this year will be from April …

What Do Gardens Bring to Urban Ecosystems?
March 17, 2019 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on What Do Gardens Bring to Urban Ecosystems?
What Do Gardens Bring to Urban Ecosystems?

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By American Society of Agronomy,
Soil Science Society of America, and
Crop Science Society of America
“A healthy community requires healthy soil.” This idea spurred a consortium of researchers, farmers, and community …

Flower of the Day: Pink Clover
March 16, 2019 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink Clover
Flower of the Day: Pink Clover

Pink clover blossoms in the turf of the Emerald Isle — these are probably in Northern Ireland.
Photo ©2013 by Susan McKee)

Dogwood Festival in Camdenton, Missouri
March 15, 2019 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Dogwood Festival in Camdenton, Missouri
Dogwood Festival in Camdenton, Missouri

The 69th annual Dogwood Festival takes place April 25, 26, and 27, 2019, in and around Camdenton Middle School, 88 Laker Drive, Camdenton, Missouri.
In addition to the beautiful blooming trees all around town, the fest …

Carola’s Garden at the Panometer in Leipzig
March 13, 2019 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Carola’s Garden at the Panometer in Leipzig
Carola’s Garden at the Panometer in Leipzig

“Carola’s Garden: A Paradise on Earth” is a new exhibition at the Panometer Leipzig, 114 Richard-Lehmann-Strasse, Leipzing, Germany.
Road Trips Gardeners will be able to see the largely hidden world of the very smallest organisms. The …

Spring Blooms in Indianapolis
March 11, 2019 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Spring Blooms in Indianapolis
Spring Blooms in Indianapolis

Sometimes publicity folks get a bit carried away with poetic language. Here’s how Newfields, 4000 North Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana, describes “Spring Blooms“, open from March 22, 2019, through May 26, 2019:
“Imagine an idyllic, pastoral …

Flower of the Day: Pale Pink and Ivory Roses
March 9, 2019 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pale Pink and Ivory Roses
Flower of the Day: Pale Pink and Ivory Roses

One nice amenity to be found in five-star hotels? Fresh flowers in the guest rooms.
This delightful bouquet of pink and ivory roses greeted me in the Hotel Danieli — definitely elegant accommodations in Venice, Italy.
(Photo …

Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia
March 8, 2019 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia
Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia

The Azalea Festival is making its way back to Roswell, Georgia, for the fifth year. Events are planned from April 1 through 30, 2019 Even though most of the events are throughout the month of …

Daffodil Festival on Nantucket
March 6, 2019 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Daffodil Festival on Nantucket
Daffodil Festival on Nantucket

Art shows, tours, parades (including an antique car parade and tailgate picnic), exhibitions, contests, lectures, and, of course, daffodils are promised at the annual Daffodil Festival on Nantucket Island, just off the coast of Massachusetts. …