‘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

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 …

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Chrysanthemum Shows in Los Angeles County
November 1, 2019 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemum Shows in Los Angeles County
Chrysanthemum Shows in Los Angeles County

the Descansco Chrysanthemum Society Show is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow (November 2, 2019) in Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, California.
A second Chrysanthemum Show & Sale takes place the …

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 …

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)

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 …

Opening Day at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad
March 1, 2019 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Opening Day at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad
Opening Day at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad

Today (March 1, 2019) is opening day at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad Ranch, 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, California. The colorful event runs through May 12, 2019.
“We’re excited to see that the fields have …

“Pacific Orchid Exposition”
January 21, 2019 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on “Pacific Orchid Exposition”
“Pacific Orchid Exposition”

The “Pacific Orchid Exposition” of the San Francisco Orchid Society takes place February 22, 23 ad 24, 2019, in the Hall of Flowers at Golden Gate Park, 1199 Ninth Avenue, San Francisco, California.
Theme for the …

“The Splendor of Mums” on Display in Cupertino
October 24, 2018 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on “The Splendor of Mums” on Display in Cupertino
“The Splendor of Mums” on Display in Cupertino

Wandering south of San Francisco early next month, Road Trips Gardeners?
The annual chrysanthemum show sponsored by the Bay Area Chrysanthemum Society takes place November 3 and 4, 2018, in the Quinlan Center, 10185 North Stelling …

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, …