Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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“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 …

Flower(s) of the Day: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel
October 12, 2019 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel
Flower(s) of the Day: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel

An exuberant bouquet of fall flowers greeted guests in late September at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel in Celoron, New York.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival in Japan
October 11, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival in Japan
Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival in Japan

The Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival takes place October 31, 2019, through November 10, 209, on the grounds of the Bishamondo Temple, 2495, Urasa, Minamiuonuma-shi, Niigata, Japan. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The flowers on display …

Chrysanthemum Display in Floral Showhouse
October 9, 2019 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemum Display in Floral Showhouse
Chrysanthemum Display in Floral Showhouse

Pinks, purples, greens, yellows, and bronzes — the range of fall mum colors — will be on display at the Floral Showhouse, 7145 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, during the annual Chrysanthemum Display.
Enjoy brush …

“Blooms & Bamboo”: Chrysanthemums + Ikebana
October 7, 2019 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on “Blooms & Bamboo”: Chrysanthemums + Ikebana
“Blooms & Bamboo”: Chrysanthemums + Ikebana

Something new is on view at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
“Blooms & Bamboo: Chrysanthemum and Ikebana Sogetsu Artistry” is open through November 17, 2019. Billed as a “once-in-a-lifetime experience”, the display …

Managing Stormwater and Stream Restoration
October 6, 2019 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Managing Stormwater and Stream Restoration
Managing Stormwater and Stream Restoration

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From the Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies
Both stormwater control and stream restoration are proven ways to reduce erosion along water channels. Often, though, each method …

Flower(s) of the Day: Floral Plantings in Watkins Glen
October 5, 2019 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Floral Plantings in Watkins Glen
Flower(s) of the Day: Floral Plantings in Watkins Glen

The Watkins Glen (New York) Harbor Inn uses a variety of colorful flowers in its landscaping.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

Cascading Chrysanthemums in Alabama
October 4, 2019 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Cascading Chrysanthemums in Alabama
Cascading Chrysanthemums in Alabama

The 56th annual Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums display, said to be the nation’s largest outdoor chrysanthemums show, takes place November 1 through 27, 2019, at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road, Theodore, Alabama. …

An Aroma Therapy Workshop with Local Plants
October 2, 2019 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on An Aroma Therapy Workshop with Local Plants
An Aroma Therapy Workshop with Local Plants

As every Road Trips Gardener knows, there’s more to plants than their beauty. Sure, they’re often tasty, too, but sometimes they’re at their finest when distilled into essential oils.
Lošinj, Croatia, was pronounced a natural health …