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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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)

Flower(s) of the Day: Lobby of the Overton Hotel
September 22, 2018 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Lobby of the Overton Hotel
Flower(s) of the Day: Lobby of the Overton Hotel

A lush arrangement in lavender, white and yellow greeted guests in the lobby of the Overton Hotel in Lubbock, Texas, in June 2018.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Los Angeles and Its River
September 10, 2018 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Los Angeles and Its River
Los Angeles and Its River

La Reina de Los Ángeles will present a discussion of our current relationship with water, using the Los Angeles River as an entry point. Through contemporary art works, documentary films, historic materials and special programming, …

Wind Sculptures in Motion Open for One More Week
August 24, 2018 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Wind Sculptures in Motion Open for One More Week
Wind Sculptures in Motion Open for One More Week

The exhibition of “Wind Sculptures in Motion: The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker” has been extended through August 31 at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas. During August, main garden …

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 …