A Caution in the Age of COVID-19
March 14, 2020 – 9:39 pm | Comments Off on A Caution in the Age of COVID-19

Many events that draw crowds have been postponed or cancelled.
If you’re planning to travel to a flower or garden event, check with the organizers to see that it’s still happening.
Some garden venues are …

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Kampong National Botanical Garden in Miami
December 8, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Kampong National Botanical Garden in Miami
Kampong National Botanical Garden in Miami

The International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society (IWGS) hosts a live, virtual tour of Kampong, National Tropical Botanical Garden in Coconut Grove, Florida (near Miami), with Craig Morell, Director.
It begins at 3 p.m. EDT December …

Flower of the Day: Iris
December 5, 2020 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Iris
Flower of the Day: Iris

Iris have been planted in profusion around the Old Governor’s Mansion in Milledgeville, the former capital of Georgia.
According to Wikipedia: Iris is a genus of 260 to 300 species of flowering plants with showy flowers. …

Raleigh’s Juniper Level Botanic Garden
September 3, 2020 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Raleigh’s Juniper Level Botanic Garden
Raleigh’s Juniper Level Botanic Garden

Juniper Level Botanic Garden, a $7.5 million gift to North Carolina State University, will open two weekends in September at 9241 Sauls Road, Raleigh, North Carolina, for public viewing and plant purchases. These are the …

A Japanese Garden Might be the Escape You Need
August 10, 2020 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on A Japanese Garden Might be the Escape You Need
A Japanese Garden Might be the Escape You Need

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From Portland Japanese Garden
With months of quarantine, travel restrictions, and a new way of living, it’s no wonder we’re all looking for ways to cope in the age of …

“The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art
June 19, 2020 – 9:12 pm | Comments Off on “The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art
“The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art

Road Trips Gardeners no doubt know that some of the greatest painters in history were inspired by their gardens. Having a garden close to one’s home or studio is not only convenient for daily material …

New Stamps Celebrate Ten American Gardens
May 13, 2020 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off on New Stamps Celebrate Ten American Gardens
New Stamps Celebrate Ten American Gardens

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From the United States Postal Service
The natural beauty of American gardens is being celebrated by the U.S. Postal Service by issuing stamps that feature gardens ranging from botanical …

Mansions in a Georgia Mill Town
March 27, 2020 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Mansions in a Georgia Mill Town
Mansions in a Georgia Mill Town

“Mansions in a Mill Town” is a day of visiting five historic properties in Roswell, Georgia. Set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2, 2020, it includes Bullock Hall, Barrington Hall, Archibald Smith Plantation …

Plant Sale at Lockerly Arboretum
March 13, 2020 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Plant Sale at Lockerly Arboretum
Plant Sale at Lockerly Arboretum

The annual plant sale takes place at Lockerly Arboretum, 1534 Irwinton Road, Milledgeville, Georgia, April 17 and 18, 2020. Friday morning is members-only, but the public is welcomed Friday between 1 and 4:30 p.m., and …

Attn: Road Trips Gardeners in Palm Coast Today
March 6, 2020 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Attn: Road Trips Gardeners in Palm Coast Today
Attn: Road Trips Gardeners in Palm Coast Today

Join a ranger for a First Friday Garden Walk from 10 to 11 a.m. today in Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 North Oceanshore Boulevard, Palm Coast, Florida.
No registration is required. And, if you miss …

Azalea Festival in Southern Georgia
March 4, 2020 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Azalea Festival in Southern Georgia
Azalea Festival in Southern Georgia

The annual Valdosta-Lowndes Azalea Festival takes place March 14 and 15, 2020, in Drexel Park, 1401 North Patterson Street, Valdosta, Georgia. Hours both days are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Like most community celebrations, there will …