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.
Some garden venues are …

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New Stamps Celebrate Ten American Gardens
May 13, 2020 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off on New Stamps Celebrate Ten American Gardens
New Stamps Celebrate Ten American Gardens

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From the United States Postal Service
The natural beauty of American gardens is being celebrated by the U.S. Postal Service by issuing stamps that feature gardens ranging from botanical …

Frederik Meijer Gardens Celebrates 25 Years Today
April 20, 2020 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Frederik Meijer Gardens Celebrates 25 Years Today
Frederik Meijer Gardens Celebrates 25 Years Today

April 20, 1995: It’s been a quarter century since the first visitors arrived at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
What started with the dream of Betsy Borre and the West …

Flower of the Day: Violets
April 18, 2020 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Violets
Flower of the Day: Violets

Viola sororia, known as the common blue violet, is a short-stemmed herbaceous perennial plant that is native to eastern North America.
Your Road Trips Gardener has multitudes of violets in bloom in her Central Indiana backyard …

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 …