Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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National Chrysanthemum Society Convention
October 16, 2019 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on National Chrysanthemum Society Convention
National Chrysanthemum Society Convention

Go “Around the World with Mums” at the 76th annual convention and show of the National Chrysanthemum Society, set for November 7 through 10, 2019.
The show venue is The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical …

Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum
September 6, 2019 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum
Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum

“It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” is the theme for this year’s Autumn at the Arboretum fest, set for September 21 through October 31, 2019, in the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, …

National Heirloom Foods Expo
September 2, 2019 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on National Heirloom Foods Expo
National Heirloom Foods Expo

The National Heirloom Expo is an annual gathering in Santa Rosa, California, of gardeners, food activists, farmers, chefs and food organizations from around the globe who come together to share best practices, showcase products, and …

Flower of the Day: Barbra Streisand Rose
August 17, 2019 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Barbra Streisand Rose
Flower of the Day: Barbra Streisand Rose

Rosa ‘Barbra Streisand’ is a Hybrid Tea rose with fragrant clusters of large, four-inch-across, lavender flowers (26-30 petals), adorned with deep magenta petal edges. Opening from lavender buds, the flowers exude a strong, citrus, rose …

Flower of the Day: Densiseta
August 10, 2019 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Densiseta
Flower of the Day: Densiseta

The red-flowering cactus is Lobivia araghnaganta var. densiseta, a native of Bolivia. This one was blooming in the Huntington Gardens, San Marino, California, a few years ago.
(Photo ©2011 by Susan McKee)

Butterfly Flutterby in Grapevine, Texas
July 29, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Butterfly Flutterby in Grapevine, Texas
Butterfly Flutterby in Grapevine, Texas

The annual Butterfly Flutterby takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. October 19, 2019, in the Grapevine Botanical Gardens, 411 Ball Street, Grapevine, Texas.
(Photo courtesy of Grapevine Parks and Recreation)

Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers
Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
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 …