A Caution in the Age of COVID-19
March 14, 2020 – 9:39 pm | Comments Off on A Caution in the Age of COVID-19

Many events that draw crowds have been postponed or cancelled.
If you’re planning to travel to a flower or garden event, check with the organizers to see that it’s still happening.
Some garden venues are …

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Orchid Shows the Last Weekend in March
February 21, 2020 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Orchid Shows the Last Weekend in March
Orchid Shows the Last Weekend in March

No matter where your travels take you in late March, Road Trips Gardeners, there’s probably an orchid show on your route — in the United States or in Canada.
Six scheduled for March 27, 28, and …

Alpine Blossom Festival
July 15, 2015 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Alpine Blossom Festival
Alpine Blossom Festival

Nope. It’s not too late to see wildflowers. Just head north to the Alpine Blossom Festival, set for July 31 through August 2, 2015, at Sun Peaks Resort, 1280 Alpine Road, Sun Peaks, British Columbia, …

The Herbarium Project
July 4, 2014 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on The Herbarium Project
The Herbarium Project

“The Herbarium Project” is an exhibition of oil paintings by Karen Yurkovich. It’s open through August 23, 2014, in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Yurkovich explores humankind’s complex and variegated …

Project Orange Thumb
December 1, 2013 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Project Orange Thumb
Project Orange Thumb

Special to Road Trips for Gardeneers
By Fiskars
Every year community gardens continue to sprout up across North America. To help groups make their community garden plans a reality, Fiskars is pleased to open its 2014 …

Vancouver’s Cherry Blossoms
February 13, 2013 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Vancouver’s Cherry Blossoms
Vancouver’s Cherry Blossoms

Thanks to the mild climate in this part of Canada’s British Columbia, Vancouver starts to spring out of winter earlier than you might imagine. As early as late February, visitors and locals can witness the …

Two Sales at VanDusen
September 24, 2012 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Two Sales at VanDusen
Two Sales at VanDusen

If you’re near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the end of the month, consider rolling past the VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5521 Oak Street, Vancouver (map).
The first is the annual Compost & Spring Bulb Sale, …

Point Grey Chrysanthemum Association
August 29, 2012 – 7:55 am | Comments Off on Point Grey Chrysanthemum Association
Point Grey Chrysanthemum Association

A show and sale of early varieties of mums will be held September 15 and 16, 2012, by the Point Grey Chrysanthemum Association.
Hours for the event, held in the VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak Street, …

Vancouver: Cherry Blossoms and More
February 15, 2012 – 12:51 am | One Comment
Vancouver: Cherry Blossoms and More

As early as late February, Road Trips Gardeners will see trees along the streets of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, turning cherry pink with the blossoming of the city’s 37,000 flowering cherry trees. Come spring, 35 …

Festival of Lights
December 23, 2011 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Festival of Lights
Festival of Lights

OK, so it’s not garden weather. It is, however, holiday lights weather!
Check out the display at the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It’s open from 4:30 …

Chinese New Year’s in a Chinese Garden?
December 7, 2011 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Chinese New Year’s in a Chinese Garden?
Chinese New Year’s in a Chinese Garden?

What better place to ring in the Year of the Dragon than the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The garden, at 578 Carrall Street in the Canadian city’s Chinatown neighborhood, …