Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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“Gardens of the World” in Seattle
January 30, 2019 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on “Gardens of the World” in Seattle
“Gardens of the World” in Seattle

Gardens of the World is the theme for the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival, to be held February 20 through 24, 2019, in the Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike Street, Seattle, Washington.
Hours are 9 …

“The Great Big Home & Garden Show” in Cleveland
January 28, 2019 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on “The Great Big Home & Garden Show” in Cleveland
“The Great Big Home & Garden Show” in Cleveland

The Great Big Home & Garden Show takes place February 1 through 10, 2019, in the I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio.
The theme this year in the Garden Showcase is Fairy Tales. Road Trips Gardeners will be …

Flower of the Day: Red Cyclamen
January 26, 2019 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Red Cyclamen
Flower of the Day: Red Cyclamen

It was warm enough in Cologne, Germany, in early December 2018 that these red cyclamen and blue pansies were still radiant in the winter sunshine. Chilly, but no killing frost as yet.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan …

Studio Drift: Meadow
January 25, 2019 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Studio Drift: Meadow
Studio Drift: Meadow

Art imitating nature is at the heart of an upcoming exhibition at Newfields, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Opening February 22, 2019, “Studio Drift: Meadow” is the American debut of an “upside-down landscape,” a masterwork of …

The Orchid Show: Singapore in the Bronx
January 23, 2019 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on The Orchid Show: Singapore in the Bronx
The Orchid Show: Singapore in the Bronx

Road Trips Gardeners traveling to New York City (but would rather be in the tropics) might consider scheduling a winter break for The Orchid Show: Singapore, scheduled for February 23 through April 28, 2019, in …

“Pacific Orchid Exposition”
January 21, 2019 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on “Pacific Orchid Exposition”
“Pacific Orchid Exposition”

The “Pacific Orchid Exposition” of the San Francisco Orchid Society takes place February 22, 23 ad 24, 2019, in the Hall of Flowers at Golden Gate Park, 1199 Ninth Avenue, San Francisco, California.
Theme for the …

Dallas Blooms: “Life’s A Picnic”
January 18, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Dallas Blooms: “Life’s A Picnic”
Dallas Blooms: “Life’s A Picnic”

Dallas Blooms, the largest annual floral festival in the Southwest, takes place February 23 through April 7, 2019, at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.
Themed “Life’s A Picnic,” the spring …

Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring
January 16, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring
Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring

Thinking about spring travel, Road Trips Gardeners? “Biltmore Blooms” will be in flower April 1 through May 23, 2019, at the Biltmore, One Lodge Street, Asheville, North Carolina.
Biltmore’s gardens, designed by landscape architect Frederick Law …

Gulf Coast Orchid Society Show
January 14, 2019 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Gulf Coast Orchid Society Show
Gulf Coast Orchid Society Show

The annual show and sale organized by the Gulf Coast Orchid Society takes place January 25, 26 and 27, 2019, in the Gautier Convention Center, 2012 Library Lane, Gautier, Mississippi.
(Photo courtesy of Gulf Coast Orchid …

Flower of the Day: Bird of Paradise
January 12, 2019 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Bird of Paradise
Flower of the Day: Bird of Paradise

Yellow Bird of Paradise flowers grow wild on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
These were pictured in September 2018.
(Photo ©by Susan McKee)