2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon
January 1, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on 2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon

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From the National Garden Bureau
Looking for a flower that has multiple uses in the garden, smells great, attracts pollinators and comes in scads of colors? Then you should be …

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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

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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

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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 …

Flower of the Day: Pink Blooms in Pots
February 9, 2019 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink Blooms in Pots
Flower of the Day: Pink Blooms in Pots

Flowering plants fill the atrium of Zhou Enlai’s former residence near the Jialing River in Chongqing, China.
Now a museum, it outlines Zhou’s time in Chongqing during the country’s civil war.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Longwood Gardens Fellows Program
February 8, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Longwood Gardens Fellows Program
Longwood Gardens Fellows Program

Six “garden professionals” have been selected by Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, to participate in the Longwood Gardens Fellows Program, continuing a legacy of developing global leaders in horticulture that began in 1958.
The Fellows are …

“Nearer to Nature” in North Carolina
February 6, 2019 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on “Nearer to Nature” in North Carolina
“Nearer to Nature” in North Carolina

Road Trips Gardeners still have time to catch “Nearer to Nature” at the Cameron Art Museum, 3201 South 17th Street, Wilmington, North Carolina.
It’s open until March 10, 2019.
Noting that humans have always been inspired …