2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon
January 1, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on 2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon

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From the National Garden Bureau
Looking for a flower that has multiple uses in the garden, smells great, attracts pollinators and comes in scads of colors? Then you should be …

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“The Great Big Home & Garden Show” in Cleveland
January 28, 2019 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on “The Great Big Home & Garden Show” in Cleveland
“The Great Big Home & Garden Show” in Cleveland

The Great Big Home & Garden Show takes place February 1 through 10, 2019, in the I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio.
The theme this year in the Garden Showcase is Fairy Tales. Road Trips Gardeners will be …

Studio Drift: Meadow
January 25, 2019 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Studio Drift: Meadow
Studio Drift: Meadow

Art imitating nature is at the heart of an upcoming exhibition at Newfields, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Opening February 22, 2019, “Studio Drift: Meadow” is the American debut of an “upside-down landscape,” a masterwork of …

“Winter Carnival Orchid Show”
January 4, 2019 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on “Winter Carnival Orchid Show”
“Winter Carnival Orchid Show”

A “Winter Carnival Orchid Show” takes place January 26 and 27, 2019, in the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. …

Orchids at Newfields in Indianapolis
January 2, 2019 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Orchids at Newfields in Indianapolis
Orchids at Newfields in Indianapolis

If it’s the dead of winter, it must be time for an orchid show. One Midwestern spectacular takes place February 8, 2019, through March 3, 2019, in the Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse at Newfields, 4000 …

Chicago Flower & Garden Show
December 26, 2018 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Chicago Flower & Garden Show
Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Just a quick heads up to mark your calendars, Road Trips Gardeners.
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show will be March 20 through 24, 2019, on Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
Hours Wednesday through …

Conservatory Crossing Open Through Dec. 31
December 24, 2018 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Conservatory Crossing Open Through Dec. 31
Conservatory Crossing Open Through Dec. 31

Passing through central Indiana, Road Trips Gardeners? You’ve still got about a week to catch Conservatory Crossing, the annual poinsettias, model trains, villages, and thousands of twinkling lights on exhibit in the Garfield Park Conservatory, …

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. …