Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
January 1, 2020 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows

Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

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Horticulture Symposium at Newfields in Indianapolis
January 16, 2020 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Horticulture Symposium at Newfields in Indianapolis
Horticulture Symposium at Newfields in Indianapolis

A Horticulture Symposium is planned for February 29, 2020, at Newfields, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana. This is an all-day event (from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), and takes place in the Toby Theater and …

Master Gardeners Show in Valparaiso, Indiana
January 6, 2020 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Master Gardeners Show in Valparaiso, Indiana
Master Gardeners Show in Valparaiso, Indiana

The 16th annual Gardening Show sponsored by the Porter County Master Gardeners Association (PCMGA) takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 25, 2020, in the Porter County Expo Center, 215 East Division Road, …

American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
January 1, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps

The United States Postal Service™ celebrates the beauty of American Gardens in a set of commemoratives.
This pane of 20 stamps features ten different photographs of botanic, country estate, and municipal gardens, taken between 1996 and …

Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
January 1, 2020 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows

Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

Midwest Perennial Plant Association Symposium
December 23, 2019 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Midwest Perennial Plant Association Symposium
Midwest Perennial Plant Association Symposium

“Garden Companions”, the 2020 Midwest Perennial Plant Association Symposium, will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. February 1, 2020, in the Thornhill Education Center, Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, Illinois.
Registration fee …

Poinsettias and Model Trains in Omaha
December 2, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias and Model Trains in Omaha
Poinsettias and Model Trains in Omaha

A Holiday Poinsettia Show is underway through January 5, 2020, at Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha’s Botanical Center, 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, Nebraska. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New …

Christmas & Holiday Traditions at Meijer Gardens
November 20, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Christmas & Holiday Traditions at Meijer Gardens
Christmas & Holiday Traditions at Meijer Gardens

Experience the wonder of the holidays at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, with the annual Christmas & Holiday Traditions exhibition, on display November 26, 2019, through …

Holiday Light Show at Rotary Gardens in Janesville
November 15, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Holiday Light Show at Rotary Gardens in Janesville
Holiday Light Show at Rotary Gardens in Janesville

More than 750,000 twinkling lights are promised during the 2019 Holiday Light Show at the Rotary Gardens in Janesville, Wisconsin, most evenings from November 29 through December 30, 2019.
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The last …

“Lightscape” at the Chicago Botanic Garden
November 13, 2019 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on “Lightscape” at the Chicago Botanic Garden
“Lightscape” at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Along a mile-long path in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois, November 22 through January 5, 2020, the night will come alive with color, imagination, and sound, from a playful “choir” …

Winterlights Returns to Newfields
November 8, 2019 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Winterlights Returns to Newfields
Winterlights Returns to Newfields

Merry and bright, Winterlights returns to Newfields, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana, for a third year.
Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. November 23, 2019, through January 5, 2020. Timed tickets are available online.
Wander through the …