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

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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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The Flower Carpet in Brussels, Belgium
July 18, 2018 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on The Flower Carpet in Brussels, Belgium
The Flower Carpet in Brussels, Belgium

The top of this Road Trips Gardener’s bucket list? The bi-annual Flower Carpet on Grand-Place in Brussels, Belgium.
It’ll be August 16 through 19, 2018. This year’s carpet is dedicated to Guanajuato, a region of central …

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
July 2, 2018 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Headed across the pond this week, Road Trips Gardeners? The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show takes place tomorrow through Sunday (July 3 through 8, 2018), at Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, England
This show by …

Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland
April 23, 2018 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland
Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland

All along Lake Geneva, spring announces itself with colorful blossoms that last for weeks.
On the hillsides and meadows above Montreux and Vevey, Switzerland, a sure sign of spring are the fields of wild narcissus …

The Annual Flower Parade in the Netherlands
April 16, 2018 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on The Annual Flower Parade in the Netherlands
The Annual Flower Parade in the Netherlands

The Bloemencorso Bollenstreek — Flower Parade in Dutch — celebrates the bulb flowers of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths each year in the Netherlands.
Set for April 21, 2018, the 20 huge floats and 30 decorated cars …

Italy Celebrates the Cherry Tree
March 26, 2018 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Italy Celebrates the Cherry Tree
Italy Celebrates the Cherry Tree

Headed to Italy, Road Trips Gardeners? “Festa dei Ciliegi in Fiore“, a blooming cherry trees festival, takes place March 31 through April 8, 2018, in Vignola, Italy.
Vignola, which is Renaissance-era town on the Po plain, …

Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland
March 19, 2018 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland
Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland

If there’s one bucket list item all Road Trips Gardeners have in common, it’s a springtime trip to Keukenhof in Lisse, the Netherlands.
This year brings the 69th edition of Keukenhof, with “Romance in Flowers” as …

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 …