Top 10 Daffodils for Spring
September 10, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Top 10 Daffodils for Spring

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By the National Garden Bureau
Yellow trumpet daffodils are far and away the world’s most popular style of daffodils. But why stop there when the daffodil world has so much …

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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, …

Filoli Unlocked: A Garden in Winter
December 6, 2017 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Filoli Unlocked: A Garden in Winter
Filoli Unlocked: A Garden in Winter

For the first time ever, Filoli, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside, California, is opening its doors in the winter — unlocking the “secret beauty” of a garden at rest.
From January 7 through February 18, 2018, a …

Moonlight in the Garden of Good & Evil
October 2, 2017 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Moonlight in the Garden of Good & Evil
Moonlight in the Garden of Good & Evil

Garden fairies, trolls, superheroes, villains and other night bloomers are promised for “Moonlight in the Garden of Good and Evil” — not in Savannah, Georgia, but the San Antonio Botanical Garden in Texas.
It takes place …

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Adds A Tasteful Place
September 25, 2017 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Adds A Tasteful Place
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Adds A Tasteful Place

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas, opens “A Tasteful Place” October 3, 2107.
This edible display garden, complete with a lagoon and meandering walkways, fills 3.5 acres. There’s a pavilion, teaching …

One Weekend Left to Celebrate Dahlias
August 30, 2017 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on One Weekend Left to Celebrate Dahlias
One Weekend Left to Celebrate Dahlias

Well, Road Trips Gardeners, we’ve missed the first weekend of the Dahlia Festival — but there’s a second weekend coming up.
More than 30 acres with hundreds of dahlia varieties are blooming September 2 through 4, …

Autumn at the Arboretum
August 25, 2017 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Autumn at the Arboretum
Autumn at the Arboretum

Thousands of pumpkins, gourds and squash are sprouting in the Texas Panhandle this summer, in preparation for “Autumn at the Arboretum“. The fall festival takes place at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland …

Dahlia Show in Everett, Washington
August 4, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Dahlia Show in Everett, Washington
Dahlia Show in Everett, Washington

A Dahlia Show takes place August 19 and 20, 2017, in Floral Hall at Forest Park, 802 Est Mukilteo Boulevard, Everett, Washington.
Hours are 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. …

Washington State Apple Blossom Festival
April 12, 2017 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Washington State Apple Blossom Festival
Washington State Apple Blossom Festival

Headed to the Pacific Northwest, Road Trips Gardeners? The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival takes place Apri 27 through May 7, 2017, in and around Wenatchee, Washington. It’s said to be the oldest major festival …