Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
January 1, 2020 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows

Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

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Art in Bloom in Raleigh, North Carolina
January 20, 2020 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Art in Bloom in Raleigh, North Carolina
Art in Bloom in Raleigh, North Carolina

Art in Bloom is a four-day festival of art and flowers in the North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
It’s set for March 19 through 22, 2020. Hours are 9 …

Tropical Plant International Expo in Florida
January 13, 2020 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Tropical Plant International Expo in Florida
Tropical Plant International Expo in Florida

The Tropical Plant International Expo is January 22, 23, and 24, 2020, in the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention CenterFort Lauderdale, Florida.
Alas! Road Trips Gardeners, it’s a trade (not a consumer) show.
It’s produced by …

American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
January 1, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps

The United States Postal Service™ celebrates the beauty of American Gardens in a set of commemoratives.
This pane of 20 stamps features ten different photographs of botanic, country estate, and municipal gardens, taken between 1996 and …

Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
January 1, 2020 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows

Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

Art & The Bloom Returns to Wrightsville Beach
December 30, 2019 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Art & The Bloom Returns to Wrightsville Beach
Art & The Bloom Returns to Wrightsville Beach

Canceled last January following one of the worst hurricanes in North Carolina’s history, floral designers in North Carolina will gather again for Art & The Bloom. The exhibition and competitive judging takes place January 9 …

Colorful Poinsettias on Display in Baltimore
December 4, 2019 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Colorful Poinsettias on Display in Baltimore
Colorful Poinsettias on Display in Baltimore

“Travel to the tropics” this holiday season wandering a colorful display of poinsettias in the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens, 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, Maryland (in Druid Hill Park, near the intersection of …

‘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 …