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.
It’s probably been canceled, …

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10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US
March 1, 2020 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on 10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US
10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By the Discoverer Blog
Whether you’re trying to beat the summer heat beneath the leafy shade or escape the winter cold inside tropical greenhouses, botanical gardens are a popular year-round …

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 …

Spring Home & Garden Show in San Antonio, Texas
February 14, 2020 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Spring Home & Garden Show in San Antonio, Texas
Spring Home & Garden Show in San Antonio, Texas

The Spring Home + Garden Show takes place February 28, 29, and Narch 1, 2020, in the Alamodome, 100 Montana Street, San Antonio, Texas.
Hours are noon to 8 p.m. February 28, 10 a.m. …

Colorado Garden & Home Show
January 31, 2020 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on Colorado Garden & Home Show
Colorado Garden & Home Show

The Colorado Garden & Home Show takes place February 22, 2020, through March 1, 2020, in the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver, Colorado. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. February 22 and …

American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
January 1, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps

The United States Postal Service™ celebrates the beauty of American Gardens in a set of commemoratives.
This pane of 20 stamps features ten different photographs of botanic, country estate, and municipal gardens, taken between 1996 and …

Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
January 1, 2020 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows

Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

Think Spring: Planting for a Floral Festival in Dallas
December 16, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Think Spring: Planting for a Floral Festival in Dallas
Think Spring: Planting for a Floral Festival in Dallas

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden‘s horticultural staff, with the help of up to 30 additional seasonal gardeners, are laying out and planting more …

Filoli’s Orchid Show in Woodside, California
December 9, 2019 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Filoli’s Orchid Show in Woodside, California
Filoli’s Orchid Show in Woodside, California

Orchids are considered one of the most important plant collections at Filoli Historic House & Garden, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside, California. They’re spotlighted from January 4 through February 24, 2020, during the annual Orchid Show. …

“The 12 Days of Christmas” in Dallas, Texas
November 11, 2019 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on “The 12 Days of Christmas” in Dallas, Texas
“The 12 Days of Christmas” in Dallas, Texas

Holiday at the Arboretum spotlights “The 12 Days of Christmas” with more than one million lights turned on each evening throughout the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.
A dozen 25-foot-tall Victorian-style …

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
November 3, 2019 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens

As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …