Top 10 Daffodils for Spring
September 10, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Top 10 Daffodils for Spring

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By the National Garden Bureau
Yellow trumpet daffodils are far and away the world’s most popular style of daffodils. But why stop there when the daffodil world has so much …

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Flower(s) of the Day: Orchids and Calla Lilies
May 26, 2018 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Orchids and Calla Lilies

Wyndham Grand Xi'an South, Xi'an, Shaanxi, ChinaSprays of shocking pink orchids are allied with bundles of white calla lilies for the floral display in the lobby of the Wyndham Grand Xi’an South in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China.

(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day: Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
April 28, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
Flower(s) of the Day: Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

A colorful bouquet commands attention at the center of a banquet table in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China, in March 2018.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Gardens With Art in Palm Beach, Florida
April 25, 2018 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Gardens With Art in Palm Beach, Florida
Gardens With Art in Palm Beach, Florida

By Judith Czelusniak
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
Abundant arts districts, ecological experiences, museums, galleries, theaters and art festivals attract cultural tourists to The Palm Beaches, Florida’s Cultural Capital®. Here’s …

Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland
April 23, 2018 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland
Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland

All along Lake Geneva, spring announces itself with colorful blossoms that last for weeks.
On the hillsides and meadows above Montreux and Vevey, Switzerland, a sure sign of spring are the fields of wild narcissus …

What Makes Weeds Survive?
April 22, 2018 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on What Makes Weeds Survive?
What Makes Weeds Survive?

By Susan Fisk
American Society of Agronomy and Crop Science Society of America
(Special to Road Trips for Gardeners)
Home and large-scale growers share a common struggle: weeds!
“The reality is that weeds are super at competing …

Lilac Time in Lombard
April 20, 2018 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Lilac Time in Lombard
Lilac Time in Lombard

“Lilac Time” takes place May 4 through 20, 2018, in Lilacia Park, 150 South Park Avenue, Lombard, Illinois. Although the main draw is the fabulous scent of lilacs, there are all sorts of activities planned.
There’s …

Lilacs in Rochester, New York
April 18, 2018 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Lilacs in Rochester, New York
Lilacs in Rochester, New York

This year is the 120th anniversary of the Lilac Festival in Highland Park, Rochester, New York. It takes place May 11 through 20, 2018, and showcases what’s said to be the largest lilac collection in …

The Annual Flower Parade in the Netherlands
April 16, 2018 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on The Annual Flower Parade in the Netherlands
The Annual Flower Parade in the Netherlands

The Bloemencorso Bollenstreek — Flower Parade in Dutch — celebrates the bulb flowers of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths each year in the Netherlands.
Set for April 21, 2018, the 20 huge floats and 30 decorated cars …

“Bugs!” in Fort Wayne
April 13, 2018 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on “Bugs!” in Fort Wayne
“Bugs!” in Fort Wayne

Your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies “living flowers”. If you’ve got a little one enraptured by “Bugs!” be sure to swing through Northeast Indiana to catch the butterfly exhibit at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, …

Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn
April 11, 2018 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn
Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn

Sakura Matsuri, a two-day festival celebrating the blossoming of the cherry trees, will be held April 28 and 29, 2018, in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York, New York. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 …

Holland, Michigan, Presents Tulip Time
April 9, 2018 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Holland, Michigan, Presents Tulip Time
Holland, Michigan, Presents Tulip Time

Five million tulip bulbs will blossom for the annual Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan, set for May 5 through 13, 2018.
You’ll find them flowering along city streets (especially along eighth street), in city parks, …