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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Super Nature Artists at Garden Museum in London
September 30, 2020 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Super Nature Artists at Garden Museum in London
Super Nature Artists at Garden Museum in London

For Road Trips Gardeners able to get to the United Kingdom this month, “Super Nature” will be open for just one weekend — October 9 through 11, 2020, at the Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace …

“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 …

Flower(s) of the Day: Edinburgh, Scotland
June 6, 2020 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Edinburgh, Scotland
Flower(s) of the Day: Edinburgh, Scotland

Thinking about trip I made to Scotland a few years ago.
Wandering the downtown streets turned up multitudes of flowers in window boxes and planters.
Today’s photos are a small sampling from that trip in September 2013.
(Photos …

A Video Visit to Keukenhof
April 29, 2020 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on A Video Visit to Keukenhof
A Video Visit to Keukenhof

As of March 14, 2020, an emergency regulation of the Dutch government is in force, with the aim to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
It states that meetings with more than 100 people are not …

Mollie Salisbury Cup: Garden Memoir Competition
April 13, 2020 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Mollie Salisbury Cup: Garden Memoir Competition
Mollie Salisbury Cup: Garden Memoir Competition

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By The Garden Museum
We are delighted to announce this year’s Mollie Salisbury Cup, an annual award for garden memoirs sponsored by the Cecil family in memory of their mother, …

National Flower Show in Chelmsford, England
March 11, 2020 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on National Flower Show in Chelmsford, England
National Flower Show in Chelmsford, England

Thinking of heading across the pond, Road Trips Gardeners? The National Flower Show is set for May 15, 16, and 17, 2020, in Hylands House, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England. Hours are 10 a.m. to …

Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden
February 19, 2020 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden
Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden

“Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden” will be on exhibit in Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, March 28, 2020, through October 25, 2020.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Coach House gallery.
Nick Knight, …

Flower(s) of the Day: December in Cologne
February 1, 2020 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: December in Cologne
Flower(s) of the Day: December in Cologne

Killing frosts had not yet hit Cologne, Germany, in early December 2018.
These lovely blooms — mostly red cyclamen plus a few blue pansies– spotted along a downtown street welcomed visitors to the city during the …

Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art
January 27, 2020 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art
Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art

An exhibition of botanical art at Kew Gardens, Richmond, London, England, celebrates the 30 years of the Shirley Sherwood Collection.
Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art, open now through March 15, 2020, is split into geographical …

Rhododendrons Celebrated in Bremen, Germany
January 22, 2020 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Rhododendrons Celebrated in Bremen, Germany
Rhododendrons Celebrated in Bremen, Germany

Although the Town Musicians of Bremen remain the top tourist draw for this city in northwestern Germany, there’s a better reason for Road Trips Gardeners to stop by this former Hanseatic League member.
There are more …