‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
November 3, 2019 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens

As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …

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Flower of the Day: Pink in Profusion in Erice
November 9, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink in Profusion in Erice
Flower of the Day: Pink in Profusion in Erice

The ancient hilltop town of Erice brims with flowers in the spring; here: a planter of pink blooms.
Erice overlooks the west coast of Sicily.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Keukenhof: Kitchen Garden to Flower Showcase
November 6, 2019 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof: Kitchen Garden to Flower Showcase
Keukenhof: Kitchen Garden to Flower Showcase

If you’re a bulb flower aficionado, it’s not too early to begin planning a jaunt to Keukenhof, the massive flower display near Lisse, the Netherlands.
If opens March 21, 2020, and closes May 10, 2020. Transportation …

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
November 3, 2019 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens

As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …

Flower(s) of the Day: A Trio of Planters
November 2, 2019 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: A Trio of Planters
Flower(s) of the Day: A Trio of Planters

Three buckets of flowers greet passers-by on a street in Ortigia, the historic section of Syracuse on the eastern shore of Sicily.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show
October 23, 2019 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show
Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show

The 11th annual Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show will be held November 14, 15, and 16, 2019, in the Tüyap Exhibition and Congress Center, Istanbul, Turkey.
On display will be hundreds of varieties of plants …

International Floriculture Trade Fair
October 18, 2019 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on International Floriculture Trade Fair
International Floriculture Trade Fair

The next International Floriculture Trade Fair takes place November 6, 7, and 8, 2019, in Expo Haarlemmermeer, Stelling 1, Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands.
Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. November 6 and 7, and 10 …

An Aroma Therapy Workshop with Local Plants
October 2, 2019 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on An Aroma Therapy Workshop with Local Plants
An Aroma Therapy Workshop with Local Plants

As every Road Trips Gardener knows, there’s more to plants than their beauty. Sure, they’re often tasty, too, but sometimes they’re at their finest when distilled into essential oils.
Lošinj, Croatia, was pronounced a natural health …

Fleuramour in Belgium: A Passion for Flowers
September 18, 2019 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Fleuramour in Belgium: A Passion for Flowers
Fleuramour in Belgium: A Passion for Flowers

Heading to Europe this fall, Road Trips Gardeners? Here’s a great exhibition in Belgium. Fleuramour takes place September 27 through 30, 2019, on the castle grounds of Alden Biesen, Bilzen, Belgium. Hours each day are …

Biology + Aesthetics of Trees at Fondation Cartier
September 16, 2019 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Biology + Aesthetics of Trees at Fondation Cartier
Biology + Aesthetics of Trees at Fondation Cartier

An exhibition devoted to “Trees” is on display through November 10, 2019, at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, 261 Boulevard Raspail, Paris, France.
The show continues the organization’s longstanding interest in and exploration of the …

France’s Salon Européen du Bonsaï
September 11, 2019 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on France’s Salon Européen du Bonsaï
France’s Salon Européen du Bonsaï

The Salon Européen du Bonsaï will be held for the seventh year in Saulieu, a city in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (a region in the east of France).
Set for October 12 and 13, 2019, in the …