‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
November 3, 2019 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens

As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …

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Flower(s) of the Day: Fake
June 29, 2019 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Fake
Flower(s) of the Day: Fake

Somehow it’s especially disheartening to run across dozens of artificial flowers when in a semi-tropical country.
These faux fleurs were for sale in Mazatlan, Mexico.

(Photo ©2010 by Susan McKee)

Home Garden Tour in Janesville, Wisconsin
June 28, 2019 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Home Garden Tour in Janesville, Wisconsin
Home Garden Tour in Janesville, Wisconsin

Tour nine local gardens – and the Rotary Botanical Gardens – during the 25th annual Home Garden Tour in Janesville, Wisconsin.
Learn about the history of each garden, listen to live music and meet the homeowners …

Festival of Butterflies in Missouri
June 26, 2019 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Festival of Butterflies in Missouri
Festival of Butterflies in Missouri

A Festival of Butterflies takes place July 27 through August 11, 2019, in Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s Botanical Garden, 1609 Northwest U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Missouri.
Road Trips Gardeners can walk through the tropical conservatory …

Flower(s) of the Day: A Bouquet in Bruges
June 22, 2019 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: A Bouquet in Bruges
Flower(s) of the Day: A Bouquet in Bruges

A pink and purple floral bouquet fills a corner of a window in the old city of Bruges, Belgium.
(Photo ©2005 by Susan McKee)

Monarchs and Milkweed Festival
June 17, 2019 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Monarchs and Milkweed Festival
Monarchs and Milkweed Festival

A Monarchs and Milkweed Festival takes place noon to 3 p.m. June 23, 2019, in LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve, part of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County, 37W700 Dean Street, St. Charles, Illinois.
It’s the …

Fox Cities Butterfly Festival
June 10, 2019 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Fox Cities Butterfly Festival
Fox Cities Butterfly Festival

The 11th annual Fox Cities Butterfly Festival takes place from 9 a.m. ’til noon June 15, 2019, in the City Park, 500 East Franklin Street, downtown Appleton, Wisconsin.
Admission is free. Activities for the whole …

South Carolina Festival of Flowers
June 7, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on South Carolina Festival of Flowers
South Carolina Festival of Flowers

The South Carolina Festival of Flowers takes place throughout the month of June, but the main weekend is today, tomorrow, and Sunday (June 7, 8 and 9, 2019).
This is the 52nd year for the “beginning …

Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains
June 5, 2019 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains
Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains

The Festival of Fountains is underway at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
Through October 27, 2019, there will be daily performances from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.at the Main Fountain Garden. Water …

Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival
June 3, 2019 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival
Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival

A Rhododendron Festival takes place June 22 and 23, 2019, in Roan Mountain State Park, Tennessee (between Asheville, North Carolina, and Johnson City, Tennessee).
Road Trips Gardeners will be able to visit what’s said to be …