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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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, …

National Heirloom Expo
July 9, 2018 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on National Heirloom Expo
National Heirloom Expo

The eighth annual National Heirloom Expo takes place September 11, 12 and 13, 2018, at the Sonoma County Event Center, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, California.
This is a big deal, Road …

Macy’s Flower Shows
March 23, 2018 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Macy’s Flower Shows
Macy’s Flower Shows

Spring is welcomed by the Macy’s stores in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco with flowers and plants from around the world.
Wander the Herald Square Macy’s, 151 West 34th Street, New York, New York …

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 …

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 …