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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The Magical Gardens of Narnia
December 11, 2017 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on The Magical Gardens of Narnia
The Magical Gardens of Narnia

This year’s Holiday Display at the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, is “Through the Wardrobe: The Magical Gardens of Narnia”.
The show will feature favorite poinsettias from years past, …

Flower of the Day: Informal Bouquet
December 2, 2017 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Informal Bouquet
Flower of the Day: Informal Bouquet

A casual bunch of flowers set in a canning jar: just the perfect decorative touch at a craft brewery in Athens, Georgia.
(Photo ©Susan McKee)

“Enchanted Airlie”
December 1, 2017 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on “Enchanted Airlie”
“Enchanted Airlie”

Lights and holiday displays make up “Enchanted Airlie“, a tradition in New Hanover County, North Carolina, since 2005 at Airlie Gardens, 300 Airlie Road, Wilmington, North Carolina.
It’s a self-guided walking tour through the …

Making a Christmas Wreath
November 1, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Making a Christmas Wreath
Making a Christmas Wreath

A series of three workshops on creating Christmas wreaths are planned for early December at Hills & Dales Estate, 1916 Hills and Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia.
The first, from 10 a.m. to noon December 1, 2017, …

“Chihuly at Biltmore” Set for Summer 2018
October 21, 2017 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on “Chihuly at Biltmore” Set for Summer 2018
“Chihuly at Biltmore” Set for Summer 2018

“Chihuly at Biltmore”, a new exhibition opening in 2018, will feature multi-media artist Dale Chihuly’s monumental glass sculptures set throughout areas of Biltmore House, gardens, and grounds, One Lodge Street, Asheville, North Carolina.
Chihuly’s …

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 …