‘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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Fall Garden Symposium in Janesville, Wisconsin
October 30, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Fall Garden Symposium in Janesville, Wisconsin
Fall Garden Symposium in Janesville, Wisconsin

If south central Wisconsin is in your travel plans this weekend, consider a stop at the Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, Wisconsin, for an all day seminar Saturday (November 2, 2019) with Irvin …

“Mumvember” at Lan Su Chinese Gardens
October 28, 2019 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on “Mumvember” at Lan Su Chinese Gardens
“Mumvember” at Lan Su Chinese Gardens

It’s “Mumvember” at Lan Su Chinese Garden, 239 NW Everett Street, Portland, Oregon, Friday (November 1, 2019) through November 30, 2019.
Inspired by chrysanthemum displays found in gardens throughout China, Lan Su presents the biggest “Mumvember” …

Flower(s) of the Day: Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel
October 26, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel
Flower(s) of the Day: Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

Festive fall flowers greet guests in the lobby of the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen, New York.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

Auckland Garden Design Fest
October 25, 2019 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Auckland Garden Design Fest
Auckland Garden Design Fest

The Auckland Garden DesignFest will showcase 20 private gardens November 16 and 17, 2019, in and around Auckland, New Zealand.
The biennial event, initiated by the Garden Design Society of New Zealand and run as a …

Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show
October 23, 2019 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show
Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show

The 11th annual Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show will be held November 14, 15, and 16, 2019, in the Tüyap Exhibition and Congress Center, Istanbul, Turkey.
On display will be hundreds of varieties of plants …

Johannesburg International Flower Show
October 21, 2019 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Johannesburg International Flower Show
Johannesburg International Flower Show

The first Johannesburg International Flower Show will take place October 30 through November 3, 2019, in the Mall of Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Look for an exhibition filled with flowers, gardens, nursery displays, music, and food …

Flower of the Day: A Purple Beauty in the Arctic
October 19, 2019 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: A Purple Beauty in the Arctic
Flower of the Day: A Purple Beauty in the Arctic

Yes, flowers bloom high above the Arctic Circle.
This delicate plant with purple blossoms (can anyone identify it?) was spotted in Nunavut, Canada, in August.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

International Floriculture Trade Fair
October 18, 2019 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on International Floriculture Trade Fair
International Floriculture Trade Fair

The next International Floriculture Trade Fair takes place November 6, 7, and 8, 2019, in Expo Haarlemmermeer, Stelling 1, Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands.
Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. November 6 and 7, and 10 …

National Chrysanthemum Society Convention
October 16, 2019 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on National Chrysanthemum Society Convention
National Chrysanthemum Society Convention

Go “Around the World with Mums” at the 76th annual convention and show of the National Chrysanthemum Society, set for November 7 through 10, 2019.
The show venue is The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical …

“Moonlight in the Garden” in Raleigh, North Carolina
October 14, 2019 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on “Moonlight in the Garden” in Raleigh, North Carolina
“Moonlight in the Garden” in Raleigh, North Carolina

For seven nights in November, the magical lighting exhibition “Moonlight in the Garden” returns to showcase JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University (it’s the only opportunity each year to access the arboretum …