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

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
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 …

Read the full story »
Eastern Canada

Europe

Great Gardens

Midwestern USA

Western USA

Home » Archive by Month

Article Archive for August 2018

Soil Can Hold More Carbon
August 19, 2018 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Soil Can Hold More Carbon
Soil Can Hold More Carbon

From Soil Science Society of America
Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
Using best practices, in the long-term, can reduce greenhouse gases and help the environment. A post in The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) …

Flower(s) of the Day: Pink!
August 18, 2018 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Pink!
Flower(s) of the Day: Pink!

Several shades of pink brighten a corner of the valet parking lot on the grounds of the West Baden Springs Hotel in West Baden, Indiana.
These bright blooms were captured earlier this month.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan …

Japanese Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden
August 17, 2018 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Japanese Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden
Japanese Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden

A Japanese Festival takes place Labor Day Weekend at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. September 1 and 2, 2018, and 10 a.m. …

Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale
August 15, 2018 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale
Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale

The Mid-America Bonsai Society Show & Sale takes place this weekend at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday (August 17, 2018), plus 9 a.m. to …

Pressed Plants Artistic Workshop
August 13, 2018 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Pressed Plants Artistic Workshop
Pressed Plants Artistic Workshop

A workshop on Artistic Pressed Plants takes place from 10 a.m. to noon September 15, 2018, in the Philadelphia Horticultural Society’s Meadowbrook Farm, 1633 Washington Lane, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.
This event is especially for those interested in …

Flowers of the Day: French Lick Resort
August 11, 2018 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Flowers of the Day: French Lick Resort
Flowers of the Day: French Lick Resort

This colorful bouquet greets guests in the opulent lobby of the French Lick Resort and Casino in French Lick, Indiana.
The resort is a restored, modernized, and expanded version of an old spa hotel featuring “healing” …

Children’s Garden Celebrates 5th Anniversary
August 8, 2018 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Children’s Garden Celebrates 5th Anniversary
Children’s Garden Celebrates 5th Anniversary

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden celebrates the fifth anniversary of the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (RMCAG) September 21, 22, and 23, 2018, with a birthday party and other festive events. RMCAG admission for …

Tudor Place Guided Garden Tour
August 6, 2018 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Tudor Place Guided Garden Tour
Tudor Place Guided Garden Tour

Hey, Road Trips Gardeners: if the nation’s capital is on your travel schedule, consider planning a stop at Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, 1644 31st Street NW, Washington DC, for a garden tour.
They’re set …

Flower of the Day: Formal Planter
August 4, 2018 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Formal Planter
Flower of the Day: Formal Planter

Stately arrangements of plants in tall planters outline the area around the Shanghai Museum in Shanghai, China.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Minnesota Garlic Festival
August 3, 2018 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Minnesota Garlic Festival
Minnesota Garlic Festival

Curious about how garlic is grown (not to mention the myriad recipes the bulb inspires)? Check out the Minnesota Garlic Festival, set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. August 11, 2018, at the McLeod County …