AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators
July 6, 2018 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators

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From All-America Selections
Not sure which types of pollinators you want to host? Flowers like zinnias and verbena attract a wide variety of pollinators.
Looking to attract butterflies? Plant both host …

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Holiday Light Show at Rotary Botanical Gardens
December 5, 2018 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Holiday Light Show at Rotary Botanical Gardens
Holiday Light Show at Rotary Botanical Gardens

The annual Holiday Light Show at Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, Wisconsin, is a seasonal escape into a winter wonderland of 500,000 twinkling lights and family-friendly fun.
Activities include a chance to visit with …

Jingle Rails in Indianapolis
December 3, 2018 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Jingle Rails in Indianapolis
Jingle Rails in Indianapolis

“Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure” is open at the Eiteljorg Museum, White River State Park, 500 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. At this year’s edition, model trains wind past miniature landscapes of Indianapolis and …

Poinsettias, Toy Trains, and a Holiday Light Show
November 26, 2018 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias, Toy Trains, and a Holiday Light Show
Poinsettias, Toy Trains, and a Holiday Light Show

The annual Gardenland Express Holiday Flower and Train Show is open through January 1, 2019, at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri. Look for G-scale trains representing many eras traveling along …

Poinsettias “Tickled Pink” in Chicago
November 23, 2018 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias “Tickled Pink” in Chicago
Poinsettias “Tickled Pink” in Chicago

Pink poinsettias will be the stars at the holiday flower show in the Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
“Tickled Pink” opens today (November 23, 2018) and runs through January 6, 2019. …

Holiday Flower Show at Como Park Conservatory
November 16, 2018 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Holiday Flower Show at Como Park Conservatory
Holiday Flower Show at Como Park Conservatory

The Holiday Flower Show in the conservatory at Como Park Zoo, 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, Minnesota, is planned for December 1, 2018, through January 6, 2019
The holiday tradition, begun in 1925, will have a …

Holiday Poinsettia Show in Omaha
November 7, 2018 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Holiday Poinsettia Show in Omaha
Holiday Poinsettia Show in Omaha

If it’s November, it must be time to make plans to see one of the lavish holiday flower shows on offer.
A Holiday Poinsettia Show is open in Lauritzen Gardens – Omaha’s Botanical Center, 100 Bancroft …

Basics in Plant Disease Management
November 2, 2018 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Basics in Plant Disease Management
Basics in Plant Disease Management

“Growing Healthy Plants: Basics in Plant Disease Management” is the topic for Brian Hudleson during this month’s educational seminary at Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, Wisconsin.
The session runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. …

Field Design…at the Baseball Stadium
October 28, 2018 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Field Design…at the Baseball Stadium
Field Design…at the Baseball Stadium

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From Sustainable, Secure Food Blog
Does baseball have you seeing stripes, diamonds, and circles? The October 22, 2018, edition of the Sustainable, Secure Food blog explains the turf maintenance and …

Omaha’s Fall Chrysanthemum Show
October 3, 2018 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Omaha’s Fall Chrysanthemum Show
Omaha’s Fall Chrysanthemum Show

The Fall Chrysanthemum Show takes place October 6, 2018, to November 16, 2018, in Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, Nebraska.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Admission is $10 for adults; …

Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale
October 1, 2018 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale
Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale

The fall show & sale organized by the Illinois Orchid Society takes place October 13 and 14, 2018, at the Chicago Botanic Society, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
Hours each day are 10 a.m. to …