10 Extraordinary Gardens
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Gesneriads at Chicago Botanic Garden
February 27, 2017 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Gesneriads at Chicago Botanic Garden
Gesneriads at Chicago Botanic Garden

The next Gesneriad Society Show and Sale takes place March 25 and 26, 2017, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Hours both days are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s sponsored …

Flower of the Day: Daisies
February 25, 2017 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Daisies
Flower of the Day: Daisies

A bucket of daisies (and a few stray red geraniums) enjoy the July sunlight outside the Skrufs Glasbruk in Sweden’s Kingdom of Crystal.
(Photo ©2016 by Susan McKee)

Orchid Society Annual Show & Sale in Naples, Florida
February 24, 2017 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Orchid Society Annual Show & Sale in Naples, Florida
Orchid Society Annual Show & Sale in Naples, Florida

Are you in southwest Florida this weekend, Road Trips Gardeners? The Naples Orchid Society Annual Show & Sale takes place tomorrow (February 25, 2017) and Sunday (February 26, 2017) in the Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 …

Orchid Show at Chicago Botanic Garden
February 20, 2017 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Orchid Show at Chicago Botanic Garden
Orchid Show at Chicago Botanic Garden

“Orchids in Vogue” is on display through March 26, 2017, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
It’s the garden’s biggest flower show of the year, and they’re taking a playful look …

Flowers of the Day: N’Djamena, Chad
February 18, 2017 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Flowers of the Day: N’Djamena, Chad
Flowers of the Day: N’Djamena, Chad

When the daily temperatures are over 100° F it’s hard to maintain a flower garden.
The landscapers at the Hilton Hotel in N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, have tried planting a floral circle with a variety …

Rhododendrons and Azaleas in Bloom in Bremen
February 17, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Rhododendrons and Azaleas in Bloom in Bremen
Rhododendrons and Azaleas in Bloom in Bremen

From the end of April until the beginning of June, more than 3,000 varieties of some 600 rhododendron and azalea species transform the 46 hectares (almost 114 acres) of the Rhododendron Park, Deliusweg 40, Bremen, …

Flower Field Dinners Across the USA
February 15, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Flower Field Dinners Across the USA
Flower Field Dinners Across the USA

OK, Road Trips Gardeners — there’s just no excuse not to participate in one of the flower field dinners scheduled across the United States this year from March through November.
What are they?
Known more formally as …

Carlsbad’s Flower Fields
February 13, 2017 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Carlsbad’s Flower Fields
Carlsbad’s Flower Fields

Fifty acres of flowers — what more could a Road Trips Gardener want to see?
Yes, the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days …

Flower(s) of the Day: Southeast Sweden
February 11, 2017 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Southeast Sweden
Flower(s) of the Day: Southeast Sweden

Colorful flowers greet visitors to the Bergdala Glasbruk in July.
Bergdala is one of the towns along the KulTuren trail in southeast Sweden that feature workshops of handmade glass.
(Photo ©2016 by Susan McKee)

Tidewater Camellia Show in North Carolina
February 3, 2017 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Tidewater Camellia Show in North Carolina
Tidewater Camellia Show in North Carolina

The 67th annual Tidewater Camellia Club Winter Show & Sale is set for February 25, 2017.
Sale hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the flower show open to the public at no charge from …