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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Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia
April 12, 2019 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia
Sacred Heart Garden Festival in Augusta, Georgia

New this year for the 28th annual Sacred Heart Garden Festival is a live Butterfly Habitat.
The festival takes place April 26 through 28, 2019, at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene Street, Augusta, Georgia. …

Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia
March 8, 2019 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia
Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia

The Azalea Festival is making its way back to Roswell, Georgia, for the fifth year. Events are planned from April 1 through 30, 2019 Even though most of the events are throughout the month of …

Old City Flower Festival in Macon, Georgia
December 19, 2018 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Old City Flower Festival in Macon, Georgia
Old City Flower Festival in Macon, Georgia

The 8th annual Old City Flower Festival takes place January 19 through 21, 2019, in Centenary United Methodist Church, 1290 College Street, Macon, Georgia.
Theme this year is “Hymn of Promise”. Hours are 10 a.m. to …

Wreath Making Workshop in Georgia
October 17, 2018 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Wreath Making Workshop in Georgia
Wreath Making Workshop in Georgia

Road Trips Gardeners traveling through Georgia early next month might want to schedule a stop at Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell, Georgia, for a wreath-making workshop.
It will be held from 10 a.m. ’til noon …

Flower of the Day: Informal Bouquet
December 2, 2017 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Informal Bouquet
Flower of the Day: Informal Bouquet

A casual bunch of flowers set in a canning jar: just the perfect decorative touch at a craft brewery in Athens, Georgia.
(Photo ©Susan McKee)

Making a Christmas Wreath
November 1, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Making a Christmas Wreath
Making a Christmas Wreath

A series of three workshops on creating Christmas wreaths are planned for early December at Hills & Dales Estate, 1916 Hills and Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia.
The first, from 10 a.m. to noon December 1, 2017, …

“One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”
September 6, 2017 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on “One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”
“One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”

Eudora Alice Welty was an American short story writer and novelist who wrote about the American South. (Her novel, The Optimist’s Daughter, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973). Did you know she was also an …

Waterlily Festival in Georgia
August 28, 2017 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Waterlily Festival in Georgia
Waterlily Festival in Georgia

Waterlilies will be celebrated September 23 and 24, 2017, at Gibbs Gardens, 1987 Gibbs Drive, Ball Ground, Georgia
It’s an Arts Festival and Monet Waterlily Festival too. In addition to waterlilies “blooming with gusto” (both hardy …

Leaf Casting Workshop in Georgia
August 23, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Leaf Casting Workshop in Georgia
Leaf Casting Workshop in Georgia

A hands-on leaf casting workshop is scheduled at 10 a.m. September 30, 2017, at Hills & Dales Estate, 1916 Hills & Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia.
Under the direction of horticultural staff member Tina Eturralde, participants …

Flower of the Day: English Roses
April 29, 2017 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: English Roses
Flower of the Day: English Roses

Shocking pink roses are in full bloom outside the Booth Museum of Western Art in Cartersville, Georgia.
These blooms were snapped in April 2017.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)