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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The Whimsical Garden of Gunillaberg in Sweden
January 30, 2017 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on The Whimsical Garden of Gunillaberg in Sweden
The Whimsical Garden of Gunillaberg in Sweden

It’s hard to describe just what Gunillaberg is. Yes, it’s the creation of Tage Andersen, a visionary floral artist. Yes, it’s an historic estate in the rural province of Småland, Sweden. Yes, it includes artwork …

Flora Japonica at London’s Kew Gardens
January 27, 2017 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Flora Japonica at London’s Kew Gardens
Flora Japonica at London’s Kew Gardens

A Flora Japonica exhibition continues through March 5, 2017, in the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at Kew Gardens (also known as the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew), Richmond, Surrey, England.
It celebrates the richness …

Plum Blossom Festival in Nanjing, China
January 25, 2017 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Plum Blossom Festival in Nanjing, China
Plum Blossom Festival in Nanjing, China

The colorful plum blossom is the official flower of Nanjing, China, so it’s only logical that the city celebrates the flowering — this is the festival’s 21st year. Official dates are February 17, 2017, through …

Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens in Michigan
January 23, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens in Michigan
Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens in Michigan

“Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: Natural State” is an exhibition featuring work by Chinese-born artist and activist Ai Weiwei.
Opening Friday (January 27, 2017), this is his first show in the upper Midwest as well as …

Kew Gardens’ Orchid Festival
January 20, 2017 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Kew Gardens’ Orchid Festival
Kew Gardens’ Orchid Festival

Headed across the pond next month, Road Trips Gardeners? The Orchid Festival opens in the Princess of Wales Conservatory of Kew Gardens, (also known as the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew), Richmond, Surrey, England, February …

Chagall’s French Riviera Blooms in Sarasota, Florida
January 18, 2017 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Chagall’s French Riviera Blooms in Sarasota, Florida
Chagall’s French Riviera Blooms in Sarasota, Florida

“Marc Chagall, Flowers and the French Riviera: The Color of Dreams” opens February 12, 2017, in the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, Florida.
The exhibition is the first to examine the profound …

Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life
January 16, 2017 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life
Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life

“Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life” examines Kahlo’s work, life and influence through the lens of the plants and nature that surrounded her.
The exhibit, open through May 31, 2017, at the Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 North …

Opening Today: Midwest Green Industry Xperience
January 15, 2017 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on Opening Today: Midwest Green Industry Xperience
Opening Today: Midwest Green Industry Xperience

The public (yes, Road Trips Gardeners too) are welcome to register for the Midwest Green Industry Xperience, which opens today in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio.
A tradeshow, MGIX is …

Flower(s) of the Day: A “Cube” in Red and Gold
January 14, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: A “Cube” in Red and Gold
Flower(s) of the Day: A “Cube” in Red and Gold

Sometimes a hotel’s usual bouquet is replaced by one honoring a convention or meeting at the site.
Such was the case last October, when the Society of American Travelwriters held its annual convention in Wenzhou, China. …

For “Vertically Inclined” Gardeners
January 13, 2017 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on For “Vertically Inclined” Gardeners
For “Vertically Inclined” Gardeners

Attention Road Trips Gardeners who are snowbirds. You might want to head to southwestern Florida for a luncheon presentation by Seth Stottlemyer of Oasis Gardenscapes (pictured, at left).
He’s the featured speaker for “Vertically Inclined” at …