AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators
July 6, 2018 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators

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Not sure which types of pollinators you want to host? Flowers like zinnias and verbena attract a wide variety of pollinators.
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Camellia Show in Gainesville, Florida
December 7, 2018 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Camellia Show in Gainesville, Florida
Camellia Show in Gainesville, Florida

A camellia show takes place January 5 and 6, 2019, in Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Drive, Gainesville, Florida.
Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. January 5, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 6, …

A Poinsettia Parade and Festival in Florida
November 21, 2018 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on A Poinsettia Parade and Festival in Florida
A Poinsettia Parade and Festival in Florida

Snowbirds take note. A poinsettia parade and festival are set for December 8, 2017, in North Port, Florida.
The Poinsettia Parade steps off at 5 p.m. that evening. Themed “Holidays Around the Word,” the parade route …

“Ramble” at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
November 5, 2018 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on “Ramble” at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
“Ramble” at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is celebrating its Fall Garden Festival with its longest-running event – the 74th annual Ramble. The three-day festival in the 83-acre garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, Florida, will be …

Orchid Show at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
September 17, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Orchid Show at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
Orchid Show at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Orchid shows get an early start to the season at the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Drive, Gainesville, Florida. While most are held in winter, theirs is scheduled for October.
From 9 a.m. to …

Gardens With Art in Palm Beach, Florida
April 25, 2018 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Gardens With Art in Palm Beach, Florida
Gardens With Art in Palm Beach, Florida

By Judith Czelusniak
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
Abundant arts districts, ecological experiences, museums, galleries, theaters and art festivals attract cultural tourists to The Palm Beaches, Florida’s Cultural Capital®. Here’s …

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
February 19, 2018 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

The 2018 International Flower & Garden Festival takes place at Walt Disney World’s Epcot in Orlando, Florida, from February 28 through May 28, 2018.
Dozens of Disney-themed topiaries will be on display in both garden spaces …

A Weekend of Orchids in Southeast Florida
February 16, 2018 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on A Weekend of Orchids in Southeast Florida
A Weekend of Orchids in Southeast Florida

The 16th annual international Orchid Festival takes place March 9, 10 and 11, 2018, at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, Florida.
More than 10,000 orchid plants will be spotlighted in the …

First Friday Garden Walks in Florida
December 27, 2017 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on First Friday Garden Walks in Florida
First Friday Garden Walks in Florida

This is especially for Road Trips Gardeners who are snowbirds. If your winter destination is Florida, consider a stop along the way at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 North Oceanshore Boulevard, Palm Coast, Florida.
If …

Flower Show Sponsored by Plant City Garden Club
October 11, 2017 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Flower Show Sponsored by Plant City Garden Club
Flower Show Sponsored by Plant City Garden Club

The annual Flower Show sponsored by the Plant City Garden Club will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. November 11, 2017, in Plant City 1914 High School Community Center, 605 North Collins Street, …

Flower(s) of the Day: Lamposts in Orlando
September 2, 2017 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Lamposts in Orlando
Flower(s) of the Day: Lamposts in Orlando

Nothing brightens a streetscape more than ebullient blooms in planters hanging from quirky lampposts.
Orlando, Florida, certainly has the right idea with these, combining bright flowers with green accents.
(Photo by Susan McKee)