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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“Moonlight in the Garden” in Raleigh, North Carolina
October 14, 2019 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on “Moonlight in the Garden” in Raleigh, North Carolina
“Moonlight in the Garden” in Raleigh, North Carolina

For seven nights in November, the magical lighting exhibition “Moonlight in the Garden” returns to showcase JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University (it’s the only opportunity each year to access the arboretum …

Flower(s) of the Day: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel
October 12, 2019 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel
Flower(s) of the Day: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel

An exuberant bouquet of fall flowers greeted guests in late September at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel in Celoron, New York.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

“Blooms & Bamboo”: Chrysanthemums + Ikebana
October 7, 2019 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on “Blooms & Bamboo”: Chrysanthemums + Ikebana
“Blooms & Bamboo”: Chrysanthemums + Ikebana

Something new is on view at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
“Blooms & Bamboo: Chrysanthemum and Ikebana Sogetsu Artistry” is open through November 17, 2019. Billed as a “once-in-a-lifetime experience”, the display …

Flower(s) of the Day: Floral Plantings in Watkins Glen
October 5, 2019 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Floral Plantings in Watkins Glen
Flower(s) of the Day: Floral Plantings in Watkins Glen

The Watkins Glen (New York) Harbor Inn uses a variety of colorful flowers in its landscaping.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

Garden-Inspired Floral Arranging
July 17, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Garden-Inspired Floral Arranging
Garden-Inspired Floral Arranging

An Afternoon of Garden-Inspired Floral Arranging is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. September 7, 2019, in the Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
Compose a seasonal arrangement while learning the design …

Butterfly Festival in Central New Jersey
July 8, 2019 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Butterfly Festival in Central New Jersey
Butterfly Festival in Central New Jersey

A Butterfly Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 3, 2019, in the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington, New Jersey
Tour the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House, where you can see …

Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers
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 …

South Carolina Festival of Flowers
June 7, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on South Carolina Festival of Flowers
South Carolina Festival of Flowers

The South Carolina Festival of Flowers takes place throughout the month of June, but the main weekend is today, tomorrow, and Sunday (June 7, 8 and 9, 2019).
This is the 52nd year for the “beginning …

Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains
June 5, 2019 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains
Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains

The Festival of Fountains is underway at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
Through October 27, 2019, there will be daily performances from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.at the Main Fountain Garden. Water …

Newport Flower Show Shines Spotlight on Audubon
May 29, 2019 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Newport Flower Show Shines Spotlight on Audubon
Newport Flower Show Shines Spotlight on Audubon

“Audubon Artistic Adventures” is the theme for this year’s Newport Flower Show, held at Redcliff, one of the mansions of the Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, June 21, 22 and 23, 2019.
American ornithologist …