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

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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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Two Bonsai Beginners’ Workshops
May 26, 2017 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Two Bonsai Beginners’ Workshops
Two Bonsai Beginners’ Workshops

If your travels take you through central Indiana, Road Trips Gardeners, and you’ve been itching to try your hand at bonsai, there are two workshops you might like.
Bonsai 101, set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. …

Roses in Baden Baden, Germany
May 24, 2017 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Roses in Baden Baden, Germany
Roses in Baden Baden, Germany

The Rose Festival of Baden-Baden, Germany, fills the entire month of June.
It’s the 65th International Competition for New Rose Varieties, drawing rose experts and growers from many countries to the Rose Society Garden on Beutig …

“Tour de Fleur” Garden Walk in Southern Indiana
May 22, 2017 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on “Tour de Fleur” Garden Walk in Southern Indiana
“Tour de Fleur” Garden Walk in Southern Indiana

Fifteen gardens are included on the eighth biennial “Tour de Fleur” Garden Walk, set for June 24 and 25, 2017. Hours each day are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (note that the region is in …

Greenhouse and Garden Tours at Churchill Downs
May 15, 2017 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Greenhouse and Garden Tours at Churchill Downs
Greenhouse and Garden Tours at Churchill Downs

Road Trips Gardeners can get an inside look at the effort it takes to keep the grounds of Churchill Downs beautiful during “backstage” tours. The Greenhouse and Garden Van & Walking Tour at the iconic …

119th Annual Lilac Festival in Rochester, NY
May 12, 2017 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on 119th Annual Lilac Festival in Rochester, NY
119th Annual Lilac Festival in Rochester, NY

It’s time for lilacs in Upstate New York. A Lilac Festival takes place today (May 12, 2017) through May 21, 2017, in Rochester, New York. Hours for the annual event, now in its 119th year, …

Lilac Time in Lombard, Illinois
May 10, 2017 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Lilac Time in Lombard, Illinois
Lilac Time in Lombard, Illinois

Lilac Time is underway again in Lombard, Illinois.
The annual lilac festival, which opened May 6, runs through May 21, 2017, in Lilacia Park, 150 South Park Avenue — part of the Lombard Park District. …

Home & Garden Tour in SW Michigan’s Harbor Country
May 8, 2017 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Home & Garden Tour in SW Michigan’s Harbor Country
Home & Garden Tour in SW Michigan’s Harbor Country

Homes and gardens in Southwest Michigan’s Harbor Country are featured on this year’s Heartland Alliance Home & Garden Tour. It’s set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 10, 2017.
The self-driving tour is held rain …

Putting the Right Plant in the Right Space
May 7, 2017 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Putting the Right Plant in the Right Space
Putting the Right Plant in the Right Space

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By the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute
Spring planting season is in full swing, and as you spruce up your outdoor spaces, here are a few important reasons for putting the …

Merion, Pennsylvania, Campus of Barnes Arboretum
May 5, 2017 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Merion, Pennsylvania, Campus of Barnes Arboretum
Merion, Pennsylvania, Campus of Barnes Arboretum

Road Trips Gardeners may have heard of the Barnes Foundation‘s art collection, but did you know that the Merion campus of the Barnes Arboretum, 300 North Latch’s Lane, Merion, Pennsylvania, continues the extensive arboretum and …

Ontario’s Purple Road
May 3, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Ontario’s Purple Road
Ontario’s Purple Road

The heady scent of fields of lavender welcome Road Trips Gardeners to a selection of agri-tourism destinations in Ontario, Canada — including lavender farms and shops. It’s called, appropriately enough, the Purple Road.
These are some …