2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon
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“For the Love of Orchids” in Sarasota, Florida
December 31, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on “For the Love of Orchids” in Sarasota, Florida
“For the Love of Orchids” in Sarasota, Florida

“For the Love of Orchids” is the theme for the 62d annual show (and sale) of the Sarasota Orchid Society, in cooperation with the Venice and Englewood Orchid Societies.
It will be held January 5 and …

National Convention of American Camellia Society
December 28, 2018 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on National Convention of American Camellia Society
National Convention of American Camellia Society

The National Convention and Camellia Show of the American Camellia Society takes place February 15 through 19, 2019, in the convention center in Mobile, Alabama.
It’s also a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the camellia …

Chicago Flower & Garden Show
December 26, 2018 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Chicago Flower & Garden Show
Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Just a quick heads up to mark your calendars, Road Trips Gardeners.
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show will be March 20 through 24, 2019, on Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Hours Wednesday through …

Conservatory Crossing Open Through Dec. 31
December 24, 2018 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Conservatory Crossing Open Through Dec. 31
Conservatory Crossing Open Through Dec. 31

Passing through central Indiana, Road Trips Gardeners? You’ve still got about a week to catch Conservatory Crossing, the annual poinsettias, model trains, villages, and thousands of twinkling lights on exhibit in the Garfield Park Conservatory, …

“Flower” of the Day: Christmas in Ushuaia, Argentina
December 22, 2018 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on “Flower” of the Day: Christmas in Ushuaia, Argentina
“Flower” of the Day: Christmas in Ushuaia, Argentina

Evergreens are decorated for Christmas, even at the southern tip of the Southern Hemisphere.
This festive holiday tree graced the lobby of the Arakur Hotel in Ushuaia, Argentina, in December 2017.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

Old City Flower Festival in Macon, Georgia
December 19, 2018 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Old City Flower Festival in Macon, Georgia
Old City Flower Festival in Macon, Georgia

The 8th annual Old City Flower Festival takes place January 19 through 21, 2019, in Centenary United Methodist Church, 1290 College Street, Macon, Georgia.
Theme this year is “Hymn of Promise”. Hours are 10 a.m. to …

Chiang Mai Flower Festival in Thailand
December 17, 2018 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Chiang Mai Flower Festival in Thailand
Chiang Mai Flower Festival in Thailand

Is Thailand on your travel schedule next year, Road Trips Gardeners?
The Chiang Mai Flower Festival takes place February 1 through 3, 2019, in the town known as the “rose of the north”. Look for the …

Christmas in the Amarillo Botanical Garden
December 10, 2018 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Christmas in the Amarillo Botanical Garden
Christmas in the Amarillo Botanical Garden

“Christmas in the Gardens” features more than 350,000 sparkling lights in the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive, Amarillo, Texas.
Hours are 6 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 23, 2018.
This …

Camellia Show in Gainesville, Florida
December 7, 2018 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Camellia Show in Gainesville, Florida
Camellia Show in Gainesville, Florida

A camellia show takes place January 5 and 6, 2019, in Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Drive, Gainesville, Florida.
Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. January 5, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 6, …

Holiday Light Show at Rotary Botanical Gardens
December 5, 2018 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Holiday Light Show at Rotary Botanical Gardens
Holiday Light Show at Rotary Botanical Gardens

The annual Holiday Light Show at Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, Wisconsin, is a seasonal escape into a winter wonderland of 500,000 twinkling lights and family-friendly fun.
Activities include a chance to visit with …