Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
January 1, 2020 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows

Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

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Tropical Plant International Expo in Florida
January 13, 2020 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Tropical Plant International Expo in Florida
Tropical Plant International Expo in Florida

The Tropical Plant International Expo is January 22, 23, and 24, 2020, in the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention CenterFort Lauderdale, Florida.
Alas! Road Trips Gardeners, it’s a trade (not a consumer) show.
It’s produced by …

American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
January 1, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps

The United States Postal Service™ celebrates the beauty of American Gardens in a set of commemoratives.
This pane of 20 stamps features ten different photographs of botanic, country estate, and municipal gardens, taken between 1996 and …

Tamiami International Orchid Festival
January 11, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Tamiami International Orchid Festival
Tamiami International Orchid Festival

If you’re in Southeastern Florida this weekend, Road Trips Gardeners, you might want to swing by the Miami Orchid Society’s “Tamiami International Orchid Festival“.
Said to be the largest winter orchid show in the United …

“Orchid Paradise” in Fort Lauderdale
January 7, 2019 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on “Orchid Paradise” in Fort Lauderdale
“Orchid Paradise” in Fort Lauderdale

“Orchid Paradise“, the annual show of the Fort Lauderdale Orchid Society, taks place January 25, 26 and 27, 2019, in the War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE Eighth Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
In addition to displays and …

“For the Love of Orchids” in Sarasota, Florida
December 31, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on “For the Love of Orchids” in Sarasota, Florida
“For the Love of Orchids” in Sarasota, Florida

“For the Love of Orchids” is the theme for the 62d annual show (and sale) of the Sarasota Orchid Society, in cooperation with the Venice and Englewood Orchid Societies.
It will be held January 5 and …

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 …