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Holiday Flowers on Display
December 13, 2010 – 12:16 am | Comments Off on Holiday Flowers on Display
Holiday Flowers on Display

There’s no question that poinsettias are the flower of the season. Many botanical gardens across the country feature the brilliant bloom during exhibits at this time of the year, often including miniature train setups.
Here are …

Holidays at the Conservatory
December 2, 2010 – 4:10 am | Comments Off on Holidays at the Conservatory
Holidays at the Conservatory

An annual Central Ohio tradition, Holidays at the Conservatory includes poinsettias (don’t miss the 10-foot-tall poinsettia “tree”), but also Candlelight Nights, Candlelight Dinners and a new-this-year music box model train by garden railway designer Paul …

San Diego’s Poinsettias
November 30, 2010 – 9:02 pm | Comments Off on San Diego’s Poinsettias
San Diego’s Poinsettias

Sure, there’s the Poinsettia Bowl on December 23, 2010, in San Diego, but that California football classic has little to do with the holiday flower. To see them, head over to Balboa Park for the …

Gardenland Express
November 29, 2010 – 8:39 pm | Comments Off on Gardenland Express
Gardenland Express

G-scale model trains travel through a mountainous, miniature landscape of living plants, small towns and rural dwellings along the re-created Appalachian Trail at Gardenland Express, open now through January 2, 2011, at the Missouri Botanical …

Poinsettias and Model Trains
November 28, 2010 – 8:30 pm | One Comment
Poinsettias and Model Trains

Model trains will chug around poinsettias at the annual show in Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha’s Botanical Garden.
Several passenger and freight lines will be whistling and whirring on more than 300 feet of track through the …

Poinsettia Show and Auction
November 27, 2010 – 8:24 pm | Comments Off on Poinsettia Show and Auction
Poinsettia Show and Auction

Wandering through northern Louisiana on December 2, 2010, Road Trips Gardeners?
Plan to swing by Louisiana Technical University, 305 Wisteria Street, Ruston, Louisiana, for a Poinsettia Show and Auction beginning at 6 p.m. next Thursday in …

Christmas Poinsettias
November 26, 2010 – 7:54 pm | Comments Off on Christmas Poinsettias
Christmas Poinsettias

Poinsettia fans are getting ready to celebrate National Poinsettia Day on December 12.
The day (said to be declared by an act of the United States Congress — although your Road Trips Gardener could find no …

Poinsettias Say Christmas
November 26, 2010 – 7:15 pm | Comments Off on Poinsettias Say Christmas
Poinsettias Say Christmas

No flowering plant says “Christmas” more than the poinsettia. Although, technically, the red “blossoms” are really just red-hued leaves, nobody much cares when the result is so spectacular.
One place celebrating National Poinsettia Day December 12, …

Trains ‘n’ Poinsettias in Indy
November 24, 2010 – 2:56 am | Comments Off on Trains ‘n’ Poinsettias in Indy
Trains ‘n’ Poinsettias in Indy

“Conservatory Crossing” combines model trains with brilliant poinsettias in the Garfield Park Conservatory, 2505 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana. The winter wonderland display is created in partnership with the Indiana Rail Road Company.
It’s open November 26 …

Holiday Flowers in New Mexico
November 23, 2010 – 2:44 am | Comments Off on Holiday Flowers in New Mexico
Holiday Flowers in New Mexico

December Garden Holidays are set for December 4 through 31, 2010, in the various sections of the Botanic Garden of ABQ BioPark in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
An Evergreen …