2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon
January 1, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on 2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon

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From the National Garden Bureau
Looking for a flower that has multiple uses in the garden, smells great, attracts pollinators and comes in scads of colors? Then you should be …

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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 …

Shimmering Flowers at Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 20, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Shimmering Flowers at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Shimmering Flowers at Berkshire Botanical Garden

“Shimmering Flowers“, a series of gilt and mother-of-pearl paintings and objects, opens June 1, 2019, in the Leonhardt Galleries of Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
A New York City based artist, Nancy …

Southeastern Plant Symposium in Raleigh, North Carolina
May 15, 2019 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Southeastern Plant Symposium in Raleigh, North Carolina
Southeastern Plant Symposium in Raleigh, North Carolina

The inaugural Southeastern Plant Symposium is set for June 7 and 8, 2019, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Organizers are Mark Weathington, director of JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University, and Tony Avent, founder …

Experience the Scents of Long-Lost Flowers
May 13, 2019 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Experience the Scents of Long-Lost Flowers
Experience the Scents of Long-Lost Flowers

“Resurrecting the Sublime”, an immersive installation created in collaboration with artist Dr. Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, smell researcher and artist Sissel Tolaas, debuted yesterday as part of Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial in New York City, co-organized …

Tulip Festival in Albany, New York
April 19, 2019 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Tulip Festival in Albany, New York
Tulip Festival in Albany, New York

The annual Tulip Festival takes place May 11 and 12, 2019, in Washington Park, Albany, New York.
Highlights include more than 100,000 tulips in bloom, musical performances, the traditional street scrubbing on State Street, children’s activities, …

Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia
April 12, 2019 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia
Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia

New this year for the 28th annual Sacred Heart Garden Festival is a live Butterfly Habitat.
The festival takes place April 26 through 28, 2019, at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene Street, Augusta, Georgia. …

Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month
March 27, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month
Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month

Headed to Washington, D.C., in April, Road Trips Gardeners? (Willing to stand in line for hours?) The White House gardens and grounds are open to visitors two days next month. The grounds will be open …

Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.
March 18, 2019 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.
Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.

Although the National Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off March 20 (Wednesday) and runs through April 14, 2019, the National Park Service has announced that peak bloom in Washington, D.C., this year will be from April …