AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators
July 6, 2018 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators

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From All-America Selections
Not sure which types of pollinators you want to host? Flowers like zinnias and verbena attract a wide variety of pollinators.
Looking to attract butterflies? Plant both host …

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South Carolina Wildflowers
March 30, 2018 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on South Carolina Wildflowers
South Carolina Wildflowers

South Carolina’s state parks are beginning to showcase some of the region’s beautiful, indigenous, and rare flowers.
The Oconee Bell (pictured), one of South Carolina’s earliest blooming wildflowers, can be seen at Devils Fork State Park …

Dogwood Festival Underway in Charlottesville
March 28, 2018 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Dogwood Festival Underway in Charlottesville
Dogwood Festival Underway in Charlottesville

The 69th annual Dogwood Festival is well underway in the Charlottesville, Virginia, region. It honors the official flower and tree of Virginia.
The festival runs through May 5, 2018, and features a pageant, parade, concert, fireworks …

Italy Celebrates the Cherry Tree
March 26, 2018 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Italy Celebrates the Cherry Tree
Italy Celebrates the Cherry Tree

Headed to Italy, Road Trips Gardeners? “Festa dei Ciliegi in Fiore“, a blooming cherry trees festival, takes place March 31 through April 8, 2018, in Vignola, Italy.
Vignola, which is Renaissance-era town on the Po plain, …

Macy’s Flower Shows
March 23, 2018 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Macy’s Flower Shows
Macy’s Flower Shows

Spring is welcomed by the Macy’s stores in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco with flowers and plants from around the world.
Wander the Herald Square Macy’s, 151 West 34th Street, New York, New York …

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
March 21, 2018 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is underway at Wooden Shoe Farm, 33814 South Meridian Road, Woodburn, Oregon, March 23 through April 30, 2018.
For more than 30 years, the family-owned Wooden Shoe Farm has been open …

Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland
March 19, 2018 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland
Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland

If there’s one bucket list item all Road Trips Gardeners have in common, it’s a springtime trip to Keukenhof in Lisse, the Netherlands.
This year brings the 69th edition of Keukenhof, with “Romance in Flowers” as …

Why regulate manure use for food safety?
March 18, 2018 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Why regulate manure use for food safety?
Why regulate manure use for food safety?

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Susan Fisk
We all want assurance that the food we eat is safe. A recent “Soils Matter” blog by the Soil Science Society of America explains how regulations regarding …

National Daffodil Convention in April
March 16, 2018 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on National Daffodil Convention in April
National Daffodil Convention in April

Attention Road Trips Gardeners who love daffodils: the national convention of the American Daffodil Society will be held April 5 through 8, 2018, in the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, 700 Cool Springs Boulevard, Franklin, Tennessee …

Dallas Blooms Through April 8
March 14, 2018 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Dallas Blooms Through April 8
Dallas Blooms Through April 8

“Dallas Blooms” — said to be the largest floral festival in the Southwest — continues now through April 8, 2018, at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.
More than 500,000 spring …

“Savor Spring” at the Boston Flower Show
March 12, 2018 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on “Savor Spring” at the Boston Flower Show
“Savor Spring” at the Boston Flower Show

The Boston Flower Show takes place Wednesday through Sunday (March 14 through 18, 2018) in the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, Massachusetts.
Since the theme is “Savor Spring”, display gardens and floral designs …