AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators
July 6, 2018 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators

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From All-America Selections
Not sure which types of pollinators you want to host? Flowers like zinnias and verbena attract a wide variety of pollinators.
Looking to attract butterflies? Plant both host …

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Pressed Plants Artistic Workshop
August 13, 2018 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Pressed Plants Artistic Workshop
Pressed Plants Artistic Workshop

A workshop on Artistic Pressed Plants takes place from 10 a.m. to noon September 15, 2018, in the Philadelphia Horticultural Society’s Meadowbrook Farm, 1633 Washington Lane, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.
This event is especially for those interested in …

Tudor Place Guided Garden Tour
August 6, 2018 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Tudor Place Guided Garden Tour
Tudor Place Guided Garden Tour

Hey, Road Trips Gardeners: if the nation’s capital is on your travel schedule, consider planning a stop at Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, 1644 31st Street NW, Washington DC, for a garden tour.
They’re set …

The Edible Academy Opens at NY Botanical Garden
July 25, 2018 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on The Edible Academy Opens at NY Botanical Garden
The Edible Academy Opens at NY Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) has opened a new $28 million Edible Academy. The indoor-outdoor campus will allow NYBG’s edible gardening program for children, families, teachers, and the general public to double its capacity …

“Herban” Lifestyles at National Arboretum
July 6, 2018 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on “Herban” Lifestyles at National Arboretum
“Herban” Lifestyles at National Arboretum

Herbs fit into almost every facet of a Road Trips Gardener’s life, from healing to high fashion. A new series led by professional herbalists and herbal artisans takes place in August at the National Arboretum,
3501 …

Gardeners Who Love Melons: Take Note
July 1, 2018 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Gardeners Who Love Melons: Take Note
Gardeners Who Love Melons: Take Note

By Diane Blazek
Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
The first All-American Selections winners for 2019 have been announced.
Melon Orange SilverWave F1 (left) is the Regional Winner – Northeast, Southeast (Bred by Asia Seed Co., Ltd.)
Orange …

Princeton University’s Vertical Farming Project
June 3, 2018 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Princeton University’s Vertical Farming Project
Princeton University’s Vertical Farming Project

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
Princeton University’s Vertical Farming Project is partnering with Hopewell Elementary School in Hopewell, New Jersey, to develop their vertical farm-to-cafeteria program.
Fifth grade teacher at Hopewell Elementary, Helen Corveleyn oversees …

Gardens With Art in Palm Beach, Florida
April 25, 2018 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Gardens With Art in Palm Beach, Florida
Gardens With Art in Palm Beach, Florida

By Judith Czelusniak
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
Abundant arts districts, ecological experiences, museums, galleries, theaters and art festivals attract cultural tourists to The Palm Beaches, Florida’s Cultural Capital®. Here’s …

Lilacs in Rochester, New York
April 18, 2018 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Lilacs in Rochester, New York
Lilacs in Rochester, New York

This year is the 120th anniversary of the Lilac Festival in Highland Park, Rochester, New York. It takes place May 11 through 20, 2018, and showcases what’s said to be the largest lilac collection in …

Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn
April 11, 2018 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn
Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn

Sakura Matsuri, a two-day festival celebrating the blossoming of the cherry trees, will be held April 28 and 29, 2018, in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York, New York. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 …

Virginia’s Historic Garden Week
April 4, 2018 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Virginia’s Historic Garden Week
Virginia’s Historic Garden Week

Historic Garden Week celebrates its 85th anniversary in Virginia this year. Its roots go back to 1927, when a flower show organized by the Garden Club of Virginia raised $7,000 to save some of the …