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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International Orchid Show in Santa Barbara
February 21, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on International Orchid Show in Santa Barbara
International Orchid Show in Santa Barbara

“ORCHIDS – The World’s Greatest Show” is the theme for this year’s International Orchid Show, back for its 73rd year in Santa Barbara, California.
More than 50 orchid exhibitors and vendors are expected at the three-day …

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
February 19, 2018 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

The 2018 International Flower & Garden Festival takes place at Walt Disney World’s Epcot in Orlando, Florida, from February 28 through May 28, 2018.
Dozens of Disney-themed topiaries will be on display in both garden spaces …

Biochar – How Does It Work?
February 18, 2018 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Biochar – How Does It Work?
Biochar – How Does It Work?

Special to Road Trips For Gardeners
By Susan Fisk of Soil Science Society of America
What can be made with unwanted materials, looks like charcoal, and provides multiple benefits to soil health? Biochar. This “charcoal sponge” …

Orchids at the Missouri Botanical Garden
February 14, 2018 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Orchids at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Orchids at the Missouri Botanical Garden

An orchid show is underway at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through March 25, 2018.
Road Trips Gardeners will visit a tropical oasis brimming …

Orchid Festival on the French Riviera
February 12, 2018 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Orchid Festival on the French Riviera
Orchid Festival on the French Riviera

Sure, it takes place in the middle of La Fête du Citron, but an Orchid Festival is a tourist magnet all by itself.
Look for the tropical display in the Palais de l’Europe, Menton, France, opening …

Flower of the Day: Zinnia
February 3, 2018 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Zinnia
Flower of the Day: Zinnia

Nothing makes a Road Trips Gardener think of summer more than a bouquet of bright red zinnias.
These were blooming a couple of years ago in Sichuan, China.
(Photo ©2016 by Susan McKee)