A Caution in the Age of COVID-19
March 14, 2020 – 9:39 pm | Comments Off on A Caution in the Age of COVID-19

Many events that draw crowds have been postponed or cancelled.
If you’re planning to travel to a flower or garden event, check with the organizers to see that it’s still happening.
It’s probably been canceled, …

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Art & The Bloom Returns to Wrightsville Beach
December 30, 2019 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Art & The Bloom Returns to Wrightsville Beach
Art & The Bloom Returns to Wrightsville Beach

Canceled last January following one of the worst hurricanes in North Carolina’s history, floral designers in North Carolina will gather again for Art & The Bloom. The exhibition and competitive judging takes place January 9 …

Six Great English Gardens
December 25, 2019 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Six Great English Gardens
Six Great English Gardens

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Visit Britain
An English country garden is a sight to behold and there are plenty within an hour’s journey of central London that can easily be visited on a …

Midwest Perennial Plant Association Symposium
December 23, 2019 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Midwest Perennial Plant Association Symposium
Midwest Perennial Plant Association Symposium

“Garden Companions”, the 2020 Midwest Perennial Plant Association Symposium, will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. February 1, 2020, in the Thornhill Education Center, Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, Illinois.
Registration fee …

Flower of the Day: Red Geraniums
December 21, 2019 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Red Geraniums
Flower of the Day: Red Geraniums

A floral Christmas window box spotted on a city center street in Colmar, France, in December 2018 (yes: it was warm enough for flowers to bloom outside).
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Christmas at Longwood Gardens
December 18, 2019 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Christmas at Longwood Gardens
Christmas at Longwood Gardens

This year Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, features the many shapes of the season in a display that is both nostalgic and inventive. Now through January 5,2020, “A Longwood Christmas” is inspired …

Think Spring: Planting for a Floral Festival in Dallas
December 16, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Think Spring: Planting for a Floral Festival in Dallas
Think Spring: Planting for a Floral Festival in Dallas

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden‘s horticultural staff, with the help of up to 30 additional seasonal gardeners, are laying out and planting more …

Flower of the Day: Orchids
December 14, 2019 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Orchids
Flower of the Day: Orchids

The lobby of the Shangri-La Bangkok Hotel in Thailand’s capital city is filled with orchids.
This urn is just part of the display, which features thousands of blooms in many colors.
(If you want to read more …

Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”
December 13, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”
Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”

Two shows open January 18, 2020, at the Phipps Conservatory, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Out of This World will showcase hundreds of “otherworldly” orchids plus a “cosmic” collection of …

Poinsettia Show in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
December 11, 2019 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Poinsettia Show in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Poinsettia Show in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

The annual Poinsettia Show is underway i the Floral Showhouse, 7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. A holiday tradition for more than 65 years, the display features poinsettias, cyclamen, azaleas, Christmas cactus, and paperwhite …

Filoli’s Orchid Show in Woodside, California
December 9, 2019 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Filoli’s Orchid Show in Woodside, California
Filoli’s Orchid Show in Woodside, California

Orchids are considered one of the most important plant collections at Filoli Historic House & Garden, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside, California. They’re spotlighted from January 4 through February 24, 2020, during the annual Orchid Show. …