Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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Oak Grove Butterfly Festival in Kentucky
July 15, 2019 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Oak Grove Butterfly Festival in Kentucky
Oak Grove Butterfly Festival in Kentucky

The 11th annual Oak Grove Butterfly Festival takes place at Valor Hall Conference & Event Center, 105 Walter Garrett Lane, Oak Grove, Kentucky, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 28, 2019.
A live release of …

Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers
Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

South Carolina Festival of Flowers
June 7, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on South Carolina Festival of Flowers
South Carolina Festival of Flowers

The South Carolina Festival of Flowers takes place throughout the month of June, but the main weekend is today, tomorrow, and Sunday (June 7, 8 and 9, 2019).
This is the 52nd year for the “beginning …

Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival
June 3, 2019 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival
Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival

A Rhododendron Festival takes place June 22 and 23, 2019, in Roan Mountain State Park, Tennessee (between Asheville, North Carolina, and Johnson City, Tennessee).
Road Trips Gardeners will be able to visit what’s said to be …

Flower of the Day: Pink Azalea
May 18, 2019 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink Azalea
Flower of the Day: Pink Azalea

Pink azaleas were in full bloom on the day I visited the Dutch Oven Bakery in Falkville, Alabama.
(Photo ©2010 by Susan McKee)

Heading to Decatur, Alabama, This Weekend?
May 17, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Heading to Decatur, Alabama, This Weekend?
Heading to Decatur, Alabama, This Weekend?

Eleven public and private gardens will be on view in the Old Decatur and Albany historic districts Sunday (May 19, 2019) for the Historic Decatur Garden Tour. The annual tour offers visitors and locals a …

Southeastern Plant Symposium in Raleigh, North Carolina
May 15, 2019 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Southeastern Plant Symposium in Raleigh, North Carolina
Southeastern Plant Symposium in Raleigh, North Carolina

The inaugural Southeastern Plant Symposium is set for June 7 and 8, 2019, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Organizers are Mark Weathington, director of JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University, and Tony Avent, founder …

Rhododendron Festival in Mentone, Alabama
April 15, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Rhododendron Festival in Mentone, Alabama
Rhododendron Festival in Mentone, Alabama

Every year, thousands of visitors flock to the town of Mentone, Alabama — a mountain village atop the west brow of Lookout Mountain, for a two-day event paying tribute to rhododendrons. This year’s dates are …

Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia
April 12, 2019 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia
Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia

New this year for the 28th annual Sacred Heart Garden Festival is a live Butterfly Habitat.
The festival takes place April 26 through 28, 2019, at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene Street, Augusta, Georgia. …

Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month
March 27, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month
Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month

Headed to Washington, D.C., in April, Road Trips Gardeners? (Willing to stand in line for hours?) The White House gardens and grounds are open to visitors two days next month. The grounds will be open …