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 …

Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia
April 12, 2019 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia
Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia

New this year for the 28th annual Sacred Heart Garden Festival is a live Butterfly Habitat.
The festival takes place April 26 through 28, 2019, at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene Street, Augusta, Georgia. …

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 …

Narcissi, Tulips in Bloom in Vaud, Switzerland
April 5, 2019 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Narcissi, Tulips in Bloom in Vaud, Switzerland
Narcissi, Tulips in Bloom in Vaud, Switzerland

Spring is a beautiful time to visit the Lake Geneva region of Switzerland.
Wild narcissi are in bloom along the Montreux Riviera from April to June, transforming the meadows above Montreux and Vevey into white, perfumed …

Dogwood-Azalea Festival in Charleston, Missouri
April 3, 2019 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Dogwood-Azalea Festival in Charleston, Missouri
Dogwood-Azalea Festival in Charleston, Missouri

The 51st annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival takes place April 11 through 14, 2019, in Charleston, Missouri.
A highlight is the six-mile trail — the dogwoods and azaleas along the route are expected to be at peak …

Tulip Festivals in Amsterdam Signal Spring
April 1, 2019 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Tulip Festivals in Amsterdam Signal Spring
Tulip Festivals in Amsterdam Signal Spring

The tulip fever strikes again. During the Tulip Festival Amsterdam, hundreds of thousands blooming tulips can be admired in dozens of venues all over the capital.
This is the best month to see tulips in Holland, …

Two Weeks to See the Royal Greenhouses in Laeken, Belgium
March 29, 2019 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Two Weeks to See the Royal Greenhouses in Laeken, Belgium
Two Weeks to See the Royal Greenhouses in Laeken, Belgium

Each year, the Royal Greenhouses, Koninklijk Parklaan 16, Laeken, Belgium, are open to the public just for a fortnight.
This year’s dates are April 19, 2019, through May 10, 2019 (it’s expected the azaleas will be …

Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month
March 27, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month
Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month

Headed to Washington, D.C., in April, Road Trips Gardeners? (Willing to stand in line for hours?) The White House gardens and grounds are open to visitors two days next month. The grounds will be open …

Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis
March 25, 2019 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis
Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis

Here’s a chance to sharpen your observational skills, Road Trips Gardeners. Eagle Creek Park, 7840 West 56th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, is hosting a Wildflower Weekend April 27 and 28, 2019.
Guided hikes will take “citizen scientists” …

Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade
March 20, 2019 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade
Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade

Headed to Holland, Road Trips Gardeners? The annual flower parade takes place in Haarlem, the Netherlands, April 13, 2019.
Twenty floats and thirty lavishly decorated cars are part of the Bloemencorso, which follows a 42 km …