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.
It’s probably been canceled, …

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Spring Blooms at Indianapolis’ Newfields
March 16, 2020 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Spring Blooms at Indianapolis’ Newfields
Spring Blooms at Indianapolis’ Newfields

Warm sun. Fragrant flowers. Defrost your winter-weary self and watch the magic of spring unfold with half a million blooms in The Garden and the galleries at Newfields, 4000 North Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana.
“Spring Blooms“, …

Bloom: A Spring Exhibition
March 9, 2020 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Bloom: A Spring Exhibition
Bloom: A Spring Exhibition

“Bloom: A Spring Exhibition” continues through March 28, 2020, at the Garfield Park Arts Center, 2432 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and admission is free.
Artists featured are students at …

“Mosses and Lichens and Liverworts – Oh My!!!”
March 2, 2020 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on “Mosses and Lichens and Liverworts – Oh My!!!”
“Mosses and Lichens and Liverworts – Oh My!!!”

Mosses, lichens, and liverworts grow on trees, stumps, old logs, rocks, and sometimes even soil. Learn about them during a casual walk beginning at 2 p.m. March 8, 2020, in Ouabache Trails Park, 4930 East …

10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US
March 1, 2020 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on 10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US
10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By the Discoverer Blog
Whether you’re trying to beat the summer heat beneath the leafy shade or escape the winter cold inside tropical greenhouses, botanical gardens are a popular year-round …

Spring Flowers in Indy’s Garfield Park Conservatory
February 28, 2020 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Spring Flowers in Indy’s Garfield Park Conservatory
Spring Flowers in Indy’s Garfield Park Conservatory

Passing through Central Indiana? The first spring bulb show of the season opens today, February 28, 2020, in the Garfield Park Conservatory, 2505 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana. It runs through next Friday (March 6, 2020).
Hours …

Chicago Flower and Garden Show
February 10, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Chicago Flower and Garden Show
Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Spring arrives early in the Windy City when the Flower and Garden Show opens March 18, 2020, on Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Running through March 22, 2020, hours are 10 a.m. …

Chicago Botanic Garden’s Orchid Show
February 5, 2020 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Chicago Botanic Garden’s Orchid Show
Chicago Botanic Garden’s Orchid Show

It’s almost time for The Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
It opens Saturday (February 8, 2020), and runs through March 22, 2020. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 …

Orchid Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden
February 3, 2020 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Orchid Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Orchid Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden

Immerse yourself in a tropical oasis brimming with blooming orchids at the Orchid Show in the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri.
Open now through March 22, 2020, this is a once-a-year opportunity …

Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia
January 25, 2020 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia
Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia

This photographer’s favorite summer flower is rudbeckia — probably because its common name is Black-Eyed Susan (even though she seldom, if ever, sports black eyes).
These Black-Eyed Susans (probably goldsturm or fulgida variety) were snapped in …

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 …