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.
Some garden venues are …

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Colorado Garden & Home Show
January 31, 2020 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on Colorado Garden & Home Show
Colorado Garden & Home Show

The Colorado Garden & Home Show takes place February 22, 2020, through March 1, 2020, in the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver, Colorado. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. February 22 and …

Philadelphia Flower Show
January 29, 2020 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Philadelphia Flower Show
Philadelphia Flower Show

The Philadelphia Flower Show will be held February 28, 2020, through March 8, 2020, in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tickets are available online.
There will be more than 10 acres of …

Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art
January 27, 2020 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art
Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art

An exhibition of botanical art at Kew Gardens, Richmond, London, England, celebrates the 30 years of the Shirley Sherwood Collection.
Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art, open now through March 15, 2020, is split into geographical …

Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia
January 25, 2020 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia
Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia

This photographer’s favorite summer flower is rudbeckia — probably because its common name is Black-Eyed Susan (even though she seldom, if ever, sports black eyes).
These Black-Eyed Susans (probably goldsturm or fulgida variety) were snapped in …

Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
January 24, 2020 – 7:47 am | Comments Off on Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day

Held on the last Saturday in January each year, National Seed Swap Day is a chance for growers to exchange seeds for flowers, vegetables, herbs, and, well, anything that grows from seed.
There are multitudes of …

Rhododendrons Celebrated in Bremen, Germany
January 22, 2020 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Rhododendrons Celebrated in Bremen, Germany
Rhododendrons Celebrated in Bremen, Germany

Although the Town Musicians of Bremen remain the top tourist draw for this city in northwestern Germany, there’s a better reason for Road Trips Gardeners to stop by this former Hanseatic League member.
There are more …

Art in Bloom in Raleigh, North Carolina
January 20, 2020 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Art in Bloom in Raleigh, North Carolina
Art in Bloom in Raleigh, North Carolina

Art in Bloom is a four-day festival of art and flowers in the North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
It’s set for March 19 through 22, 2020. Hours are 9 …

Flower of the Day: Orchids
January 18, 2020 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Orchids
Flower of the Day: Orchids

The Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, is filled with orchids in many colors blooming in profusion.
There are multitudes throughout the lobby and in the restaurant (such as these).
You can read my review of the Shangri-La Bangkok …

Kew Gardens’ Orchid Festival
January 17, 2020 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Kew Gardens’ Orchid Festival
Kew Gardens’ Orchid Festival

Celebrating the biodiversity of Indonesia, the Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens, Kew, Richmond, London, England, opens February 8, 2020, and runs through March 8, 2020.
Road Trips Gardeners can enter the Princess of Wales Conservatory and …

Horticulture Symposium at Newfields in Indianapolis
January 16, 2020 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Horticulture Symposium at Newfields in Indianapolis
Horticulture Symposium at Newfields in Indianapolis

A Horticulture Symposium is planned for February 29, 2020, at Newfields, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana. This is an all-day event (from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), and takes place in the Toby Theater and …