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

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Not sure which types of pollinators you want to host? Flowers like zinnias and verbena attract a wide variety of pollinators.
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Flower of the Day: Yellow Blooms in Flagstaff
September 29, 2018 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Yellow Blooms in Flagstaff
Flower of the Day: Yellow Blooms in Flagstaff

A pot of sunny yellow flowers — a variety of daisies, perhaps — greets passers-by in downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, in early September.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Roadside Flower Sale in Glencoe, Illinois
September 28, 2018 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Roadside Flower Sale in Glencoe, Illinois
Roadside Flower Sale in Glencoe, Illinois

A Roadside Flower Sale takes place October 26, 27 and 28, 2018, in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
Road Trips Gardeners are …

Herb & Gourd Fest in Michigan
September 26, 2018 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Herb & Gourd Fest in Michigan
Herb & Gourd Fest in Michigan

An Herb & Gourd Fest organized by the Midwest Michigan Herb Association and Michigan Gourd Society takes place October 13 and 14, 2018, at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, …

Massachusetts’ Dahlias
September 24, 2018 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Massachusetts’ Dahlias
Massachusetts’ Dahlias

A Dahlia Show is set for this weekend in Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, Massachusetts (that’s in Central Massachusetts, about 10 miles northeast of Worcester).
Hours for the show, presented by the …

Flower(s) of the Day: Lobby of the Overton Hotel
September 22, 2018 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Lobby of the Overton Hotel
Flower(s) of the Day: Lobby of the Overton Hotel

A lush arrangement in lavender, white and yellow greeted guests in the lobby of the Overton Hotel in Lubbock, Texas, in June 2018.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Chrysanthemums and More in Michigan
September 21, 2018 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemums and More in Michigan
Chrysanthemums and More in Michigan

The Chrysanthemums and More exhibition at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park,1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, features a celebration of all things fall today through October 28 2018.
This year’s focus …

Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Prairie
September 19, 2018 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Prairie
Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Prairie

“Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Prairie” will be on display in the library of the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois, from October 19, 2018, through January 13, 2019.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was …

Orchid Show at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
September 17, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Orchid Show at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
Orchid Show at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Orchid shows get an early start to the season at the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Drive, Gainesville, Florida. While most are held in winter, theirs is scheduled for October.
From 9 a.m. to …

Fall Bulb Festival at Chicago Botanic Garden
September 14, 2018 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Fall Bulb Festival at Chicago Botanic Garden
Fall Bulb Festival at Chicago Botanic Garden

OK, so it’s not even autumn but some Road Trips Gardeners are thinking spring — spring flowering bulbs, that is.
There’s a Fall Bulb Festival October 5, 6 and 7, 2018, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, …

Western Reserve Herb Society Herb Fair
September 12, 2018 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Western Reserve Herb Society Herb Fair
Western Reserve Herb Society Herb Fair

Celebrate herbs at the 73rd annual Herb Fair set for October 13, 2018, at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, 11030 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This year the Western Reserve Herb …