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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Teuila Festival Opens Today in Samoa
September 1, 2019 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Teuila Festival Opens Today in Samoa
Teuila Festival Opens Today in Samoa

Lucky Road Trips Gardeners have already arrived in Samoa for the annual Teuila Festival.
Taking place today (September 1, 2019) through September 7, 2019, in Apia, it was established in 1991 and named after the …

Toowoomba Clivia Society Show
August 19, 2019 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Toowoomba Clivia Society Show
Toowoomba Clivia Society Show

After bougainvillea, your Road Trips Gardener’s favorite flower is the clivia. Here’s an event that’s definitely on her bucket list.
The Toowoomba Clivia Society holds its annual show during the city’s Carnival of Flowers (September 20 …

Carnival of Flowers in Queensland, Australia
August 9, 2019 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Carnival of Flowers in Queensland, Australia
Carnival of Flowers in Queensland, Australia

The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers takes place September 20 through 29, 2019, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
Keep in mind that September is the start of spring Down Under.
Mass floral displays are planted in Toowoomba city parks …

Flower of the Day: Jacaranda
October 27, 2018 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Jacaranda
Flower of the Day: Jacaranda

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Destination New South Wales
Love flowering Jacaranda trees? Road Trips Gardeners should head to Sydney and new South Wales, Australia, to immerse themselves in a sea of purple, now …

New Zealand Flower & Garden Show
November 8, 2017 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on New Zealand Flower & Garden Show
New Zealand Flower & Garden Show

The New Zealand Flower & Garden Show is set for November 29 through December 3, 2017, in the Trusts Arena, 65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson, Auckland. (It’s spring Down Under, remember.)
There’ll be International Display Gardens, …

New Zealand Flower & Garden Show
October 23, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on New Zealand Flower & Garden Show
New Zealand Flower & Garden Show

The New Zealand Flower & Garden Show takes place November 29 through December 3, 2017, in the Trusts Arena, 65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand.
(Remember that spring has just arrived in the Southern …

Wildflower Show and Spring Festival in Australia
September 18, 2017 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Wildflower Show and Spring Festival in Australia
Wildflower Show and Spring Festival in Australia

If you’re not headed Down Under, you’ll miss the Wildflower Show and Spring Festival in the Shire of Ravensthorpe, Western Australia.
Underway now, it continues through Saturday (September 23, 2017).
Known for its biodiversity, coastline, and national …

Carnival of Flowers in Australia
September 13, 2017 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Carnival of Flowers in Australia
Carnival of Flowers in Australia

Road Trips Gardeners headed Down Under might want to check out the Carnival of Flowers in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
It opens Friday (September 15, 2017) and runs through September 24, 2017. The floral parade steps off …

Wildflower Season in Perth, Australia
October 31, 2016 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Wildflower Season in Perth, Australia
Wildflower Season in Perth, Australia

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Experience Perth
The time to check out wildflowers in Perth, Australia, is right now (which is springtime Down Under).
There are more than 12,000 species of wildflowers blooming in Western …

Floriade Opens in Canberra, Australia
September 21, 2016 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Floriade Opens in Canberra, Australia
Floriade Opens in Canberra, Australia

Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere need to be reminded that the seasons Down Under are the opposite.
for example, Floriade – Australia’s biggest celebration of spring – opened last weekend in Canberra for the …