Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
January 1, 2020 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows

Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

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“Orchid Daze” Now at Atlanta Botanical Garden
February 24, 2020 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on “Orchid Daze” Now at Atlanta Botanical Garden
“Orchid Daze” Now at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Warm your winter and bring on spring with the beauty and fragrance of Orchid Daze at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia. Open now through April 12, 2020.
This year’s exhibition draws …

Do Soils need a Low-Salt Diet?
February 23, 2020 – 8:13 am | Comments Off on Do Soils need a Low-Salt Diet?
Do Soils need a Low-Salt Diet?

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From Science Societies
Doctors often tell their patients to reduce their salt intake as part of a healthy lifestyle. When we start looking at food labels, we may find salt …

Orchid Shows the Last Weekend in March
February 21, 2020 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Orchid Shows the Last Weekend in March
Orchid Shows the Last Weekend in March

No matter where your travels take you in late March, Road Trips Gardeners, there’s probably an orchid show on your route — in the United States or in Canada.
Six scheduled for March 27, 28, and …

Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden
February 19, 2020 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden
Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden

“Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden” will be on exhibit in Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, March 28, 2020, through October 25, 2020.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Coach House gallery.
Nick Knight, …

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
February 17, 2020 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

The annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival takes place at Disney World, Orlando, Florida, March 4 through June 1, 2020.
Take in a showcase of brilliant blossoms, flavor-rich cuisine from various outdoor kitchens, Disney …

Spring Home & Garden Show in San Antonio, Texas
February 14, 2020 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Spring Home & Garden Show in San Antonio, Texas
Spring Home & Garden Show in San Antonio, Texas

The Spring Home + Garden Show takes place February 28, 29, and Narch 1, 2020, in the Alamodome, 100 Montana Street, San Antonio, Texas.
Hours are noon to 8 p.m. February 28, 10 a.m. …

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show
February 12, 2020 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show
Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

The Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show is set for Friday through Sunday (February 14, 15, and 16, 2020) at the Knoxville Convention Center, 701 Henley Street, Knoxville, Tennessee.
The show is a fundraiser for Dogwood …

Chicago Flower and Garden Show
February 10, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Chicago Flower and Garden Show
Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Spring arrives early in the Windy City when the Flower and Garden Show opens March 18, 2020, on Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Running through March 22, 2020, hours are 10 a.m. …

Flower(s) of the Day: What’s in Bloom at Hills & Dales
February 8, 2020 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: What’s in Bloom at Hills & Dales
Flower(s) of the Day: What’s in Bloom at Hills & Dales

What’s blooming in West Central Georgia?
According to the folks at Hills & Dales Estate, 1916 Hills and Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia, Road Trips Gardeners passing through can enjoy the following in the garden: camellias, daffodils, …

Wild Orchids Forever Stamps
February 7, 2020 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Wild Orchids Forever Stamps
Wild Orchids Forever Stamps

Species of wild orchids that grow in the United States are featured on a series of stamps to be issued February 21, 2020, by the United States Postal Service. The images are by photographer Jim …