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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Canada Blooms in Toronto
February 27, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Canada Blooms in Toronto
Canada Blooms in Toronto

The theme is “It’s a Family Affair” at the 23rd annual Canada Blooms with more than 25 gardens designed by landscape designers, architects, and builders in the Enercare Centre, 100 Princes Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, …

Daffodil Festival in Gloucester County, Virginia
February 25, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Daffodil Festival in Gloucester County, Virginia
Daffodil Festival in Gloucester County, Virginia

A Daffodil Festival is set for April 6 and 7, 2019, in Gloucester, Virginia. There will be all the accoutrements of a community festival, including arts & crafts, a limited edition poster, a daffodil queen …

Flower of the Day: Desert Bloom
February 23, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Desert Bloom
Flower of the Day: Desert Bloom

Dark pink flowers provide a burst of color in the rock and sand of a Central Asian desert in 2017.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

Boston Flower & Garden Show
February 22, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Boston Flower & Garden Show
Boston Flower & Garden Show

The Boston Flower & Garden Show takes place March 13 through 17, 2019, in the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
“The Beauty of Balance” will be the theme. “This year’s show explores the harmony we …

Philadelphia Flower Show
February 20, 2019 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Philadelphia Flower Show
Philadelphia Flower Show

It’s almost here! The Philadelphia Flower Show takes place March 2 through 10, 2019, in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It’s the nation’s largest and longest-running horticultural event.
This year’s theme, …

Tulip Route Flevoland
February 18, 2019 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Tulip Route Flevoland
Tulip Route Flevoland

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From Holland.com
Millions of blooms spring up on land which was once the sea floor of the Zuiderzee. One of the best ways to explore the region is by cycling …

Connecticut Flower & Garden Show
February 15, 2019 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Connecticut Flower & Garden Show
Connecticut Flower & Garden Show

The 38th annual “Connecticut Flower & Garden Show” takes place February 21 through 24, 2019, in the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, Connecticut. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. …

Tidewater Camellia Show & Sale
February 13, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Tidewater Camellia Show & Sale
Tidewater Camellia Show & Sale

The annual Tidewater Camellia Show and Sale takes place February 23, 2019, in the New Hanover County Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina.
More than 1,000 blooms will be evaluated by American Camellia Society judges. …

Steaks and Daffodils in Camden, Arkansas
February 11, 2019 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Steaks and Daffodils in Camden, Arkansas
Steaks and Daffodils in Camden, Arkansas

Millions of daffodils burst into bloom across acres of gardens in and around Camden, Arkansas – hopefully perfectly timed for the annual Daffodil Festival, set for March 8 and 9, 2019.
And then there’s …

Salinity Problems for Urban Soils
February 10, 2019 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Salinity Problems for Urban Soils
Salinity Problems for Urban Soils

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
BySoil Science Society of America
Some soils, like some humans, might need a low-salt diet. The February 1, 2019, “Soils Matter” blog by the The Soil Science Society of America …