‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
November 3, 2019 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens

As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …

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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
November 3, 2019 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens

As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …

“Moonlight in the Garden” in Raleigh, North Carolina
October 14, 2019 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on “Moonlight in the Garden” in Raleigh, North Carolina
“Moonlight in the Garden” in Raleigh, North Carolina

For seven nights in November, the magical lighting exhibition “Moonlight in the Garden” returns to showcase JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University (it’s the only opportunity each year to access the arboretum …

Cascading Chrysanthemums in Alabama
October 4, 2019 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Cascading Chrysanthemums in Alabama
Cascading Chrysanthemums in Alabama

The 56th annual Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums display, said to be the nation’s largest outdoor chrysanthemums show, takes place November 1 through 27, 2019, at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road, Theodore, Alabama. …

Fall Flower & Garden Fest in Mississippi
September 25, 2019 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Fall Flower & Garden Fest in Mississippi
Fall Flower & Garden Fest in Mississippi

Fall Flower & Garden Fest is being held October 11 and 12, 2019, at the Truck Crops Experiment Station in Crystal Springs, Mississippi. (Crystal Springs is about 25 miles south of Jackson.)
Said to be …

Alabama Gourd Show in Cullman
September 13, 2019 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Alabama Gourd Show in Cullman
Alabama Gourd Show in Cullman

Road Trips Gardeners heading through Alabama next month might want to check out the display of unique creations, all handmade from gourds, at the Alabama Gourd Show in the Civic Center, 510 Fifth Street Southwest, …

Cajun Prairie Habitat Preservation Society Tour
September 4, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Cajun Prairie Habitat Preservation Society Tour
Cajun Prairie Habitat Preservation Society Tour

The Cajun Prairie Habitat Preservation Society Tour takes place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday (September 7, 2019), at the Cajun Prairie Habitat Restoration Site, 510 East Magnolia, Eunice, Louisiana.
The Cajun Prairie Habitat Preservation …

Flower of the Day: Densiseta
August 10, 2019 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Densiseta
Flower of the Day: Densiseta

The red-flowering cactus is Lobivia araghnaganta var. densiseta, a native of Bolivia. This one was blooming in the Huntington Gardens, San Marino, California, a few years ago.
(Photo ©2011 by Susan McKee)

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 …