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 of the Day: Red Rose
December 30, 2017 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Red Rose
Flower of the Day: Red Rose

On an early autumn afternoon, a red single rose remains on a bush planted in a courtyard in Bukhara, Uzbekistan.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

First Friday Garden Walks in Florida
December 27, 2017 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on First Friday Garden Walks in Florida
First Friday Garden Walks in Florida

This is especially for Road Trips Gardeners who are snowbirds. If your winter destination is Florida, consider a stop along the way at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 North Oceanshore Boulevard, Palm Coast, Florida.
If …

Merry Christmas One and All
December 25, 2017 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Merry Christmas One and All
Merry Christmas One and All

And, as Scrooge observed in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and …

Flower of the Day: Pink Begonias
December 23, 2017 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink Begonias
Flower of the Day: Pink Begonias

A pot of pink begonias delights passers-by on a street in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

A Longwood Christmas
December 22, 2017 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on A Longwood Christmas
A Longwood Christmas

It’s not too late (if you hurry) to catch A Longwood Christmas at (no surprise) Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
Theme this year is the splendor of Versailles in France, with the conservatory …

Pink Poinsettias Star in Minnesota
December 20, 2017 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Pink Poinsettias Star in Minnesota
Pink Poinsettias Star in Minnesota

If your favorite poinsettias are pink, Road Trips Gardeners, make tracks for Minnesota before the Holiday Flower Show ends January 7, 2018.
The annual show, first held in 1925, is underway in the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory …

Enchanted: A Zoo and a Forest of Lights
December 18, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Enchanted: A Zoo and a Forest of Lights
Enchanted: A Zoo and a Forest of Lights

Two places to see holiday lights in Los Angeles this month are Descanso Gardens and the Los Angeles Zoo.
“Enchanted: Forest of Light” at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, California, is an interactive, …

Flower of the Day: Red Roses
December 16, 2017 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Red Roses
Flower of the Day: Red Roses

A bountiful bouquet of red roses on display in Toba, Japan.
In Toba, the Pearl Bridge connects the town and Mikimoto Shinju-to Island, the place where Kokichi Mikimoto succeeded in culturing pearls in 1893.
(Photo @Susan …

Poinsettias and Model Trains at the Phipps
December 15, 2017 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias and Model Trains at the Phipps
Poinsettias and Model Trains at the Phipps

Both indoor and outdoor gardens at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are decorated for the holidays.
Check out the pinpoint and “firefly” lighting in the Tropical Forest Conservatory, …

Botanical Art in the New York Design Center
December 13, 2017 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Botanical Art in the New York Design Center
Botanical Art in the New York Design Center

Forty-six works from artists worldwide are on display at the 20th annual international exhibition of the American Society of Botanical Artists and The Horticultural Society of New York.
The botanical art will be on display through …