2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon
January 1, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on 2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon

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From the National Garden Bureau
Looking for a flower that has multiple uses in the garden, smells great, attracts pollinators and comes in scads of colors? Then you should be …

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Rhododendron Fan? Head to Mendocino
April 22, 2019 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Rhododendron Fan? Head to Mendocino
Rhododendron Fan? Head to Mendocino

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More than 124 species of rhododendrom thrive in Coastal Mendocino County, California — some of which even have heavenly scents to match their vibrant beauty, unusual for these intense …

Japan’s Osaka Castle Replicated in Las Vegas
April 8, 2019 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Japan’s Osaka Castle Replicated in Las Vegas
Japan’s Osaka Castle Replicated in Las Vegas

The spring display in the Conservatory & Botanical Garden of Bellagio, 3600 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada, is a replica of Osaka Castle in Japan.
Through June 15, 2019, the Conservatory takes guests …

Field Day at the Dallas Arboretum
March 22, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Field Day at the Dallas Arboretum
Field Day at the Dallas Arboretum

Just a “heads up” notice (since your Road Trips Gardener has no details…yet).
June 26, 2019, is “Field Day” at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.
More when it’s announced!
(Photo courtesy of …

Opening Day at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad
March 1, 2019 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Opening Day at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad
Opening Day at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad

Today (March 1, 2019) is opening day at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad Ranch, 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, California. The colorful event runs through May 12, 2019.
“We’re excited to see that the fields have …

“Gardens of the World” in Seattle
January 30, 2019 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on “Gardens of the World” in Seattle
“Gardens of the World” in Seattle

Gardens of the World is the theme for the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival, to be held February 20 through 24, 2019, in the Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike Street, Seattle, Washington.
Hours are 9 …

“Pacific Orchid Exposition”
January 21, 2019 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on “Pacific Orchid Exposition”
“Pacific Orchid Exposition”

The “Pacific Orchid Exposition” of the San Francisco Orchid Society takes place February 22, 23 ad 24, 2019, in the Hall of Flowers at Golden Gate Park, 1199 Ninth Avenue, San Francisco, California.
Theme for the …

Dallas Blooms: “Life’s A Picnic”
January 18, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Dallas Blooms: “Life’s A Picnic”
Dallas Blooms: “Life’s A Picnic”

Dallas Blooms, the largest annual floral festival in the Southwest, takes place February 23 through April 7, 2019, at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.
Themed “Life’s A Picnic,” the spring …

Christmas in the Amarillo Botanical Garden
December 10, 2018 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Christmas in the Amarillo Botanical Garden
Christmas in the Amarillo Botanical Garden

“Christmas in the Gardens” features more than 350,000 sparkling lights in the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive, Amarillo, Texas.
Hours are 6 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 23, 2018.
This …

“The Splendor of Mums” on Display in Cupertino
October 24, 2018 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on “The Splendor of Mums” on Display in Cupertino
“The Splendor of Mums” on Display in Cupertino

Wandering south of San Francisco early next month, Road Trips Gardeners?
The annual chrysanthemum show sponsored by the Bay Area Chrysanthemum Society takes place November 3 and 4, 2018, in the Quinlan Center, 10185 North Stelling …

Flower of the Day: Yellow Blooms in Flagstaff
September 29, 2018 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Yellow Blooms in Flagstaff
Flower of the Day: Yellow Blooms in Flagstaff

A pot of sunny yellow flowers — a variety of daisies, perhaps — greets passers-by in downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, in early September.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)