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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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 …

Tropical Plant International Expo in Florida
January 13, 2020 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Tropical Plant International Expo in Florida
Tropical Plant International Expo in Florida

The Tropical Plant International Expo is January 22, 23, and 24, 2020, in the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention CenterFort Lauderdale, Florida.
Alas! Road Trips Gardeners, it’s a trade (not a consumer) show.
It’s produced by …

Connecticut Flower & Garden Show in February
January 8, 2020 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Connecticut Flower & Garden Show in February
Connecticut Flower & Garden Show in February

The 39th annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show will be held February 20 through 23, 2020, in the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, Connecticut.
Hours are 10 a.m. ti 7 p.m. February 20, 10 …

Orchid Show Coming to New York Botanical Garden
January 3, 2020 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Orchid Show Coming to New York Botanical Garden
Orchid Show Coming to New York Botanical Garden

“The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope” opens February 15, 2020, at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York.
Leatham’s designs and installations will transform each gallery of the exhibition in NYBG’s …

Award-Winning Garden Lights Go Dim Sunday Night
January 2, 2020 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Award-Winning Garden Lights Go Dim Sunday Night
Award-Winning Garden Lights Go Dim Sunday Night

Longwood Gardens has been named the winner of the Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights by USA TODAY’s 2019 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. With more than 500,000 outdoor lights, and fountains that dance to holiday classics, …

American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
January 1, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps

The United States Postal Service™ celebrates the beauty of American Gardens in a set of commemoratives.
This pane of 20 stamps features ten different photographs of botanic, country estate, and municipal gardens, taken between 1996 and …

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
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 …

Art & The Bloom Returns to Wrightsville Beach
December 30, 2019 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Art & The Bloom Returns to Wrightsville Beach
Art & The Bloom Returns to Wrightsville Beach

Canceled last January following one of the worst hurricanes in North Carolina’s history, floral designers in North Carolina will gather again for Art & The Bloom. The exhibition and competitive judging takes place January 9 …

Christmas at Longwood Gardens
December 18, 2019 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Christmas at Longwood Gardens
Christmas at Longwood Gardens

This year Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, features the many shapes of the season in a display that is both nostalgic and inventive. Now through January 5,2020, “A Longwood Christmas” is inspired …

Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”
December 13, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”
Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”

Two shows open January 18, 2020, at the Phipps Conservatory, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Out of This World will showcase hundreds of “otherworldly” orchids plus a “cosmic” collection of …