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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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 …

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)