‘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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The Garden Show on Mackinac Island
July 31, 2019 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on The Garden Show on Mackinac Island
The Garden Show on Mackinac Island

It’s almost time for the Garden Show at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan. This year’s dates are August 25, 26, and 27, 2019.
Speakers include Jimmy Turner of the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, Australia; Paul …

Butterfly Flutterby in Grapevine, Texas
July 29, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Butterfly Flutterby in Grapevine, Texas
Butterfly Flutterby in Grapevine, Texas

The annual Butterfly Flutterby takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. October 19, 2019, in the Grapevine Botanical Gardens, 411 Ball Street, Grapevine, Texas.
(Photo courtesy of Grapevine Parks and Recreation)

Nine Gardening Trends to Try
July 28, 2019 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Nine Gardening Trends to Try
Nine Gardening Trends to Try

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Micah Walker, Detroit Free Press
From tiny urban gardens to rolling landscapes in the suburbs, here are nine hot trends for 2019, according to horticultural experts.
NO SPACE? NO PROBLEM
The …

Butterflies & Blooms at Chicago Botanic Garden
July 26, 2019 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Butterflies & Blooms at Chicago Botanic Garden
Butterflies & Blooms at Chicago Botanic Garden

Butterflies & Blooms is a butterfly exhibition at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois, where visitors can immerse themselves in a habitat filled with hundreds of live butterflies. Open now through …

Chihuly Lights Up Kew Garden Nights
July 24, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Chihuly Lights Up Kew Garden Nights
Chihuly Lights Up Kew Garden Nights

If London’s on your itinerary, Road Trips Gardeners, be sure to add Kew Gardens to your plans.
For 33 nights (Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. August 15 through October 26, 2019) visitors …

Two Monarch Festivals in Early September
July 22, 2019 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Two Monarch Festivals in Early September
Two Monarch Festivals in Early September

Two Monarch Festivals take place September 7, 2019 — one in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the other in Galesburg, Illinois.
The Minnesota fest is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 7, 2019, at Lake Nokomis, 49th Street …

Five New Edible All-America Selections
July 21, 2019 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Five New Edible All-America Selections
Five New Edible All-America Selections

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Diane Blazek for All-America Selections
All-America Selections, North America’s oldest and best known non-profit plant trialing organization has announced five new Winners, all of which are new edible …

Flower of the Day: Yellow Iris
July 20, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Yellow Iris
Flower of the Day: Yellow Iris

Sunny yellow iris bloom in Schiller Park, a centerpiece of the German Village neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
(Photo @2019 by Susan McKee)

Flower Show in Southport, United Kingdom
July 19, 2019 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Flower Show in Southport, United Kingdom
Flower Show in Southport, United Kingdom

A Flower Show takes place August 15 through 18, 2019, in the Victoria Park Playground, Southport, England, United Kingdom.
Said to bethe largest independent flower show in the country (attracting over 50,000 visitors across four days), …

Garden-Inspired Floral Arranging
July 17, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Garden-Inspired Floral Arranging
Garden-Inspired Floral Arranging

An Afternoon of Garden-Inspired Floral Arranging is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. September 7, 2019, in the Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
Compose a seasonal arrangement while learning the design …