‘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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Omaha’s Chrysanthemum Show
September 30, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Omaha’s Chrysanthemum Show
Omaha’s Chrysanthemum Show

The Fall Chrysanthemum Show takes place Saturday (October 5, 2019) through November 17, 2019, in Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha’s Botanical Center, 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, Nebraska. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Bold chrysanthemums …

Three Shows at the Chicago Botanic Garden
September 27, 2019 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Three Shows at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Three Shows at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Three plant shows will take place simultaneously October 19 and 20, 2019, at the

Fall Flower & Garden Fest in Mississippi
September 25, 2019 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Fall Flower & Garden Fest in Mississippi
Fall Flower & Garden Fest in Mississippi

Fall Flower & Garden Fest is being held October 11 and 12, 2019, at the Truck Crops Experiment Station in Crystal Springs, Mississippi. (Crystal Springs is about 25 miles south of Jackson.)
Said to be …

Fall Bonsai Show at Meijer Gardens
September 23, 2019 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Fall Bonsai Show at Meijer Gardens
Fall Bonsai Show at Meijer Gardens

A Fall Bonsai Show takes place October 5 and 6, 2019, at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. October 5, …

Flower of the Day: Lilies
September 21, 2019 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Lilies
Flower of the Day: Lilies

Fragrant lilies scent the lobby of the Ironworks Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show
September 20, 2019 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show
Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show

The annual Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale takes place October 12 and 13, 2019, in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, …

Fleuramour in Belgium: A Passion for Flowers
September 18, 2019 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Fleuramour in Belgium: A Passion for Flowers
Fleuramour in Belgium: A Passion for Flowers

Heading to Europe this fall, Road Trips Gardeners? Here’s a great exhibition in Belgium. Fleuramour takes place September 27 through 30, 2019, on the castle grounds of Alden Biesen, Bilzen, Belgium. Hours each day are …

Biology + Aesthetics of Trees at Fondation Cartier
September 16, 2019 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Biology + Aesthetics of Trees at Fondation Cartier
Biology + Aesthetics of Trees at Fondation Cartier

An exhibition devoted to “Trees” is on display through November 10, 2019, at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, 261 Boulevard Raspail, Paris, France.
The show continues the organization’s longstanding interest in and exploration of the …

Flower(s) of the Day: Yellow Chrysanthemums
September 14, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Yellow Chrysanthemums
Flower(s) of the Day: Yellow Chrysanthemums

It’s fall on the merchandising calendar, if not on the seasonal one.
Here are some sunny yellow chrysanthemums for sale at an Indianapolis grocery store earlier this month.
(Photo by Susan McKee)

Alabama Gourd Show in Cullman
September 13, 2019 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Alabama Gourd Show in Cullman
Alabama Gourd Show in Cullman

Road Trips Gardeners heading through Alabama next month might want to check out the display of unique creations, all handmade from gourds, at the Alabama Gourd Show in the Civic Center, 510 Fifth Street Southwest, …