Top 10 Daffodils for Spring
September 10, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Top 10 Daffodils for Spring

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By the National Garden Bureau
Yellow trumpet daffodils are far and away the world’s most popular style of daffodils. But why stop there when the daffodil world has so much …

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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

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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 …

Ballarat Begonia Festival
December 12, 2014 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Ballarat Begonia Festival
Ballarat Begonia Festival

If you’re heading Down Under next year, Road Trips Gardeners, and Melbourne is on your agenda, consider a swing out to the Ballarat Begonia Festival.
It takes place March 7, 8 and 9, 2015, at Lake …

Lotus Flower Season
December 8, 2014 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Lotus Flower Season
Lotus Flower Season

The Blue Lotus Water Garden opens December 27, 2014, for its annual Lotus Flower Season, which runs through April 7, 2015, at 2628 Warburton Highway, Yarra Junction, Victoria, Australia.
The water garden features thousands of lotus …

Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina
November 26, 2014 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina
Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina

Heading Down Under later this month? Consider a stop at Open Garden Weekend at Warratina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Road, Seville, Victoria, Australia.
It takes place November 29 and 30, 2014.
This is a private garden, …

Floriade 2014
August 27, 2014 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Floriade 2014
Floriade 2014

Winter’s waning and spring’s just around the corner Down Under. That means it’s time for Floriade 2014. It’s set for September 13 through October 12, 2014, in Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia.
If you happen to be …

Garden Shows
January 3, 2013 – 7:28 pm | Comments Off on Garden Shows
Garden Shows

Sometimes the only way a Road Trips Gardener can get through winter is by visiting a home and garden show. Scheduled mostly at the end of winter, these merchandising extravaganzas tempt us away from the …

It’s Almost Springtime Down Under
September 10, 2012 – 7:55 am | Comments Off on It’s Almost Springtime Down Under
It’s Almost Springtime Down Under

Miss spring? Head to Western Australia, where the wildflowers are beginning to bloom as winter transitions to summer.
Now through November Road Trips Gardeners will have the chance to enjoy dazzling blooms as the season …