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.
Looking to attract butterflies? Plant both host …

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Fall Forest Weekends at the New York Botanical Garden
October 19, 2018 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Fall Forest Weekends at the New York Botanical Garden
Fall Forest Weekends at the New York Botanical Garden

When most of New York State’s leaf season is on the wane, the trees at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York, are just coming into their prime.
That is especially …

Wreath Making Workshop in Georgia
October 17, 2018 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Wreath Making Workshop in Georgia
Wreath Making Workshop in Georgia

Road Trips Gardeners traveling through Georgia early next month might want to schedule a stop at Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell, Georgia, for a wreath-making workshop.
It will be held from 10 a.m. ’til noon …

Explore France’s Domain of Méréville in NYC
October 15, 2018 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Explore France’s Domain of Méréville in NYC
Explore France’s Domain of Méréville in NYC

Road Trips Gardeners in New York City tomorrow might want to consider attending this presentation in the Skyroom at the French Institute / Alliance Française, 22 East 60th Street, New York, New York.
The topic for …

Bunkyo Kiku Matsuri – a Japanese Mum Festival
October 12, 2018 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Bunkyo Kiku Matsuri – a Japanese Mum Festival
Bunkyo Kiku Matsuri – a Japanese Mum Festival

A Bunkyo Kiku Matsuri (Chrysanthemum Festival) takes place November 1 through 23, 2018, in the Yushima Tenjin Shrine, Bunkyo district, Tokyo, Japan.
Approximately 2,000 chrysanthemum plants will bloom in the shrine precincts, creating a colorful …

Fall Chrysanthemum Show at Smith College
October 10, 2018 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Fall Chrysanthemum Show at Smith College
Fall Chrysanthemum Show at Smith College

The annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show features a display of blooms in a variety of shapes and colors in the Lyman Conservatory at the Botanic Garden of Smith College, 16 College Lane, Northampton, Massachusetts.
The Fall Mum …

Chrysanthemums in a Classic Chinese Garden
October 8, 2018 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemums in a Classic Chinese Garden
Chrysanthemums in a Classic Chinese Garden

Road Trips Gardeners will have to hurry across the Pacific Ocean to catch the annual chrysanthemum show in the Humble Administrator’s Garden, 178 Northeast Street, Gusu District, Suzhou, China.
The seasonal display opened September 1, and …

Thinking About Pavement
October 7, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Thinking About Pavement
Thinking About Pavement

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From Soil Science Society of America
Parking lots, sidewalks, streets, and rooftops: cities are full of water-shedding surfaces. The October edition of the Soil Science Society of America’s Soils Matter …

Flower of the Day: Bird of Paradise
October 6, 2018 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Bird of Paradise
Flower of the Day: Bird of Paradise

On the lush Caribbean island of Dominica, birds-of-paradise grow wild.
These were spotted earlier this month on the eastern side of the tropical isle.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Keukenhof 2019: Flower Power
October 5, 2018 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof 2019: Flower Power
Keukenhof 2019: Flower Power

“Flower Power” is the theme for next year’s bulb extravaganza at Keukenhof, Stationsweg 166A, Lisse, Netherlands.
Bright colors, hippies, peace, and music — “Flower Power” will have that early 1970s vibe.
In 2019, Keukenhof will have …

Omaha’s Fall Chrysanthemum Show
October 3, 2018 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Omaha’s Fall Chrysanthemum Show
Omaha’s Fall Chrysanthemum Show

The Fall Chrysanthemum Show takes place October 6, 2018, to November 16, 2018, in Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, Nebraska.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Admission is $10 for adults; …