Top 10 Daffodils for Spring
September 10, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Top 10 Daffodils for Spring

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By the National Garden Bureau
Yellow trumpet daffodils are far and away the world’s most popular style of daffodils. But why stop there when the daffodil world has so much …

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Flower Show Sponsored by Plant City Garden Club
October 11, 2017 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Flower Show Sponsored by Plant City Garden Club
Flower Show Sponsored by Plant City Garden Club

The annual Flower Show sponsored by the Plant City Garden Club will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. November 11, 2017, in Plant City 1914 High School Community Center, 605 North Collins Street, …

Flower Show – Alabama National
September 29, 2017 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Flower Show – Alabama National
Flower Show – Alabama National

The 64th annual Flower Show at the Alabama National Fair takes place October 27 through November 5, 2017, at the fairgrounds, 1555 Federal Drive, Montgomery, Alabama.
The fair, an independent, self-sustaining, non-profit corporation that is NOT …

“One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”
September 6, 2017 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on “One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”
“One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”

Eudora Alice Welty was an American short story writer and novelist who wrote about the American South. (Her novel, The Optimist’s Daughter, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973). Did you know she was also an …

Flower(s) of the Day: Lamposts in Orlando
September 2, 2017 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Lamposts in Orlando
Flower(s) of the Day: Lamposts in Orlando

Nothing brightens a streetscape more than ebullient blooms in planters hanging from quirky lampposts.
Orlando, Florida, certainly has the right idea with these, combining bright flowers with green accents.
(Photo by Susan McKee)

Waterlily Festival in Georgia
August 28, 2017 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Waterlily Festival in Georgia
Waterlily Festival in Georgia

Waterlilies will be celebrated September 23 and 24, 2017, at Gibbs Gardens, 1987 Gibbs Drive, Ball Ground, Georgia
It’s an Arts Festival and Monet Waterlily Festival too. In addition to waterlilies “blooming with gusto” (both hardy …

Leaf Casting Workshop in Georgia
August 23, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Leaf Casting Workshop in Georgia
Leaf Casting Workshop in Georgia

A hands-on leaf casting workshop is scheduled at 10 a.m. September 30, 2017, at Hills & Dales Estate, 1916 Hills & Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia.
Under the direction of horticultural staff member Tina Eturralde, participants …

Greenhouse and Garden Tours at Churchill Downs
May 15, 2017 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Greenhouse and Garden Tours at Churchill Downs
Greenhouse and Garden Tours at Churchill Downs

Road Trips Gardeners can get an inside look at the effort it takes to keep the grounds of Churchill Downs beautiful during “backstage” tours. The Greenhouse and Garden Van & Walking Tour at the iconic …

Flower of the Day: English Roses
April 29, 2017 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: English Roses
Flower of the Day: English Roses

Shocking pink roses are in full bloom outside the Booth Museum of Western Art in Cartersville, Georgia.
These blooms were snapped in April 2017.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

Garden Day in Wilmington, Delaware
April 28, 2017 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Garden Day in Wilmington, Delaware
Garden Day in Wilmington, Delaware

Held rain or shine, Garden Day is a self-guided tour of some of the distinctive homes and gardens in Wilmington, Delaware and the Brandywine Valley. This year’s tour is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May …

Learn How to Grow Mushrooms
April 7, 2017 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Learn How to Grow Mushrooms
Learn How to Grow Mushrooms

If you’ll be in the Southeast later this month, Road Trips Gardeners, consider attending this workshop at Hills & Dales, 1916 Hills & Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia.
Cornelia Cho and Sam Landes (pictured) of the …