AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators
July 6, 2018 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators

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Not sure which types of pollinators you want to host? Flowers like zinnias and verbena attract a wide variety of pollinators.
Looking to attract butterflies? Plant both host …

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Children’s Garden Celebrates 5th Anniversary
August 8, 2018 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Children’s Garden Celebrates 5th Anniversary
Children’s Garden Celebrates 5th Anniversary

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden celebrates the fifth anniversary of the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (RMCAG) September 21, 22, and 23, 2018, with a birthday party and other festive events. RMCAG admission for …

Flower of the Day: Prickly Pear Cactus
July 21, 2018 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Prickly Pear Cactus
Flower of the Day: Prickly Pear Cactus

It’s always a surprise to see beautiful soft blooms on such a forbidding plant as prickly pear.
This one was in bloom in Lubbock, Texas, last month.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

National Heirloom Expo
July 9, 2018 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on National Heirloom Expo
National Heirloom Expo

The eighth annual National Heirloom Expo takes place September 11, 12 and 13, 2018, at the Sonoma County Event Center, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, California.
This is a big deal, Road …

Macy’s Flower Shows
March 23, 2018 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Macy’s Flower Shows
Macy’s Flower Shows

Spring is welcomed by the Macy’s stores in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco with flowers and plants from around the world.
Wander the Herald Square Macy’s, 151 West 34th Street, New York, New York …

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
March 21, 2018 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is underway at Wooden Shoe Farm, 33814 South Meridian Road, Woodburn, Oregon, March 23 through April 30, 2018.
For more than 30 years, the family-owned Wooden Shoe Farm has been open …

Dallas Blooms Through April 8
March 14, 2018 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Dallas Blooms Through April 8
Dallas Blooms Through April 8

“Dallas Blooms” — said to be the largest floral festival in the Southwest — continues now through April 8, 2018, at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.
More than 500,000 spring …

Spring Wildflower Hikes in Oregon
March 2, 2018 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Spring Wildflower Hikes in Oregon
Spring Wildflower Hikes in Oregon

If you’re headed to Oregon, Road Trips Gardeners, go for a wildflower hike.
The Mosier Plateau Trail, located five miles east of Hood River in the town of Mosier, Oregon, is a must-do hike during wildflower …

International Orchid Show in Santa Barbara
February 21, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on International Orchid Show in Santa Barbara
International Orchid Show in Santa Barbara

“ORCHIDS – The World’s Greatest Show” is the theme for this year’s International Orchid Show, back for its 73rd year in Santa Barbara, California.
More than 50 orchid exhibitors and vendors are expected at the three-day …

Flower(s) of the Day: Wedding Reception
January 27, 2018 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Wedding Reception
Flower(s) of the Day: Wedding Reception

Color theme for a summer wedding reception in the E. W. Marland Estate in Ponca City, Oklahoma, was yellow and white.
This is one of the arrangements on view under the mansion’s porte-cochère. Notice the sunshine …

Enchanted: A Zoo and a Forest of Lights
December 18, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Enchanted: A Zoo and a Forest of Lights
Enchanted: A Zoo and a Forest of Lights

Two places to see holiday lights in Los Angeles this month are Descanso Gardens and the Los Angeles Zoo.
“Enchanted: Forest of Light” at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, California, is an interactive, …