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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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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Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.
March 18, 2019 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.
Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.

Although the National Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off March 20 (Wednesday) and runs through April 14, 2019, the National Park Service has announced that peak bloom in Washington, D.C., this year will be from April …

Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia
March 8, 2019 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia
Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia

The Azalea Festival is making its way back to Roswell, Georgia, for the fifth year. Events are planned from April 1 through 30, 2019 Even though most of the events are throughout the month of …

Flower(s) of the Day: Impatiens and More
March 2, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Impatiens and More
Flower(s) of the Day: Impatiens and More

On a trip in May, several years ago, to Mobile, Alabama, these bright pink impatiens were in full bloom.
The white flowers serve to emphasize their color.
(Photo ©2001 by Susan McKee)

Daffodil Festival in Gloucester County, Virginia
February 25, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Daffodil Festival in Gloucester County, Virginia
Daffodil Festival in Gloucester County, Virginia

A Daffodil Festival is set for April 6 and 7, 2019, in Gloucester, Virginia. There will be all the accoutrements of a community festival, including arts & crafts, a limited edition poster, a daffodil queen …

Tidewater Camellia Show & Sale
February 13, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Tidewater Camellia Show & Sale
Tidewater Camellia Show & Sale

The annual Tidewater Camellia Show and Sale takes place February 23, 2019, in the New Hanover County Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina.
More than 1,000 blooms will be evaluated by American Camellia Society judges. …

Steaks and Daffodils in Camden, Arkansas
February 11, 2019 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Steaks and Daffodils in Camden, Arkansas
Steaks and Daffodils in Camden, Arkansas

Millions of daffodils burst into bloom across acres of gardens in and around Camden, Arkansas – hopefully perfectly timed for the annual Daffodil Festival, set for March 8 and 9, 2019.
And then there’s …

“Nearer to Nature” in North Carolina
February 6, 2019 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on “Nearer to Nature” in North Carolina
“Nearer to Nature” in North Carolina

Road Trips Gardeners still have time to catch “Nearer to Nature” at the Cameron Art Museum, 3201 South 17th Street, Wilmington, North Carolina.
It’s open until March 10, 2019.
Noting that humans have always been inspired …

Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring
January 16, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring
Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring

Thinking about spring travel, Road Trips Gardeners? “Biltmore Blooms” will be in flower April 1 through May 23, 2019, at the Biltmore, One Lodge Street, Asheville, North Carolina.
Biltmore’s gardens, designed by landscape architect Frederick Law …

Gulf Coast Orchid Society Show
January 14, 2019 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Gulf Coast Orchid Society Show
Gulf Coast Orchid Society Show

The annual show and sale organized by the Gulf Coast Orchid Society takes place January 25, 26 and 27, 2019, in the Gautier Convention Center, 2012 Library Lane, Gautier, Mississippi.
(Photo courtesy of Gulf Coast Orchid …

Tamiami International Orchid Festival
January 11, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Tamiami International Orchid Festival
Tamiami International Orchid Festival

If you’re in Southeastern Florida this weekend, Road Trips Gardeners, you might want to swing by the Miami Orchid Society’s “Tamiami International Orchid Festival“.
Said to be the largest winter orchid show in the United …