Top 10 Daffodils for Spring
September 10, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Top 10 Daffodils for Spring

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By the National Garden Bureau
Yellow trumpet daffodils are far and away the world’s most popular style of daffodils. But why stop there when the daffodil world has so much …

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Orchid Festival on the French Riviera
February 12, 2018 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Orchid Festival on the French Riviera
Orchid Festival on the French Riviera

Sure, it takes place in the middle of La Fête du Citron, but an Orchid Festival is a tourist magnet all by itself.
Look for the tropical display in the Palais de l’Europe, Menton, France, opening …

Orchids Festival at London’s Kew Gardens
January 31, 2018 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Orchids Festival at London’s Kew Gardens
Orchids Festival at London’s Kew Gardens

Thailand’s colors, culture and plant life will be celebrated February 10, 2018, through March 11, 2018, during the 23rd annual Orchids Festival in the Princess of Wales Conservatory at Kew Gardens, Richmond, England.
Colorful floral displays …

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival
January 15, 2018 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on The Scottish Snowdrop Festival
The Scottish Snowdrop Festival

Each year the Snowdrop Festival gathers together some of the best gardens and woodlands in Scotland where you can see swathes of snowdrops. There are 300 varieties of Galanthus – to give the snowdrop its …

Flower Show in Istanbul
November 10, 2017 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Flower Show in Istanbul
Flower Show in Istanbul

Although it’s more for retailers than consumers, the Flower Show Istanbul will be blooming November 23 through 25, 2017, in Tuyap Convention and Exhibition Center, Istanbul, Turkey.
Featured will be indoor and outdoor ornamental plants, Mediterranean …

Festive Flower & Food Show
November 6, 2017 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Festive Flower & Food Show
Festive Flower & Food Show

The Festive Flower & Food Show returns for its second year to the Winter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, England this weekend — the dates are November 9 through 11 2017.
It’s sponsored by the National …

Flower of the Day: Geranium
November 4, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Geranium
Flower of the Day: Geranium

It was an afternoon in early October, but the summer geraniums were still blooming brightly in the window boxes of a restaurant alongside the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

International Floriculture Trade Fair
October 16, 2017 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on International Floriculture Trade Fair
International Floriculture Trade Fair

The eighth edition of the International Floriculture Trade Fair takes place November 8 through 10, 2017, in Expo Haarlemmermeer, Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands. Expo Haarelmmermeer is a building designed and especially built as a state-of-the-art greenhouse …

A Lavender-Tinged Indulgence in Provence
September 22, 2017 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on A Lavender-Tinged Indulgence in Provence
A Lavender-Tinged Indulgence in Provence

Do your dreams of France include fields of lavender, Road Trips Gardeners? Then this is the tour for you.
“Provence Dreams“, set for peak lavender bloom, takes place June 24 through July 1, 2018. Endless fields …

Flower of the Day: Pink Roses
September 16, 2017 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink Roses
Flower of the Day: Pink Roses

Pink roses have gained a foothold in the rocky ruins of an old fort along the coast at Ierapetra on the Greek island of Crete.

(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

Fleuramour Flower Show Tour
September 15, 2017 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Fleuramour Flower Show Tour
Fleuramour Flower Show Tour

If you’re thinking about next year’s travel plans, here’s a tour to consider. Belgian gardens and the Fleuramour Flower Show are highlights of a European jaunt set for September 23 through October 2, 2018, arranged …