10 Extraordinary Gardens
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Flower of the Day: English Roses
April 29, 2017 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: English Roses
Flower of the Day: English Roses

Shocking pink roses are in full bloom outside the Booth Museum of Western Art in Cartersville, Georgia.
These blooms were snapped in April 2017.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

Garden Day in Wilmington, Delaware
April 28, 2017 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Garden Day in Wilmington, Delaware
Garden Day in Wilmington, Delaware

Held rain or shine, Garden Day is a self-guided tour of some of the distinctive homes and gardens in Wilmington, Delaware and the Brandywine Valley. This year’s tour is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May …

Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio
April 26, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio
Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio

The tropical bonsai collection of the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio, will be on display June 3 through November 12, 2017.
The trees are showcased within a Japanese-inspired garden in the Dorothy …

Orange City Tulip Festival in Iowa
April 24, 2017 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Orange City Tulip Festival in Iowa
Orange City Tulip Festival in Iowa

The weekend of May 18, 19 and 20, 2017, will be filled with flowers during the 77th annual Tulip Festival in Orange City, Iowa.
There are the usual parades, Dutch dances and horse-drawn trolley tours, but …

Canadian Tulip Festival
April 21, 2017 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Canadian Tulip Festival
Canadian Tulip Festival

It’s the 65th anniversary of the Canadian Tulip Festival, set for May 12 through 22, 2017, in the nation’s capital, Ottawa.
This flagship festival showcases the city’s official flower, the tulip, as a symbol of international …

Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan
April 19, 2017 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan
Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan

Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan, is probably the best-known of tulip festivals in the United States. For this, the 48th year, nearly five million tulips are planted and ready to burst forth in bloom in …

Topiaries: Wild Wonders at Franklin Park Conservatory
April 17, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Topiaries: Wild Wonders at Franklin Park Conservatory
Topiaries: Wild Wonders at Franklin Park Conservatory

“Topiaries at the Conservatory: Wild Wonders” celebrates the art of living sculpture. Focusing on endangered animals, horticulturists are busy planting, designing and sculpting 14 topiaries to be placed throughout the courtyards and biomes of Franklin …

Festival of Flowers Cruise on Cunard
April 14, 2017 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Festival of Flowers Cruise on Cunard
Festival of Flowers Cruise on Cunard

Who says Road Trips Gardeners shouldn’t take cruises? Certainly not Cunard, which will stage its first-ever Festival of Flowers voyage this summer on the Queen Victoria. Promised are explorations of gardens and floral landscapes on …

Washington State Apple Blossom Festival
April 12, 2017 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Washington State Apple Blossom Festival
Washington State Apple Blossom Festival

Headed to the Pacific Northwest, Road Trips Gardeners? The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival takes place Apri 27 through May 7, 2017, in and around Wenatchee, Washington. It’s said to be the oldest major festival …

Open House at Hartman Arboretum
April 10, 2017 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Open House at Hartman Arboretum
Open House at Hartman Arboretum

There’s a special reason for Road Trips Gardeners to swing by Southwestern Indiana the last weekend in April.
Hartman Arboretum, 5939 Spirit Trail, Evansville, Indiana, hosts an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April …