2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon
January 1, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on 2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon

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Looking for a flower that has multiple uses in the garden, smells great, attracts pollinators and comes in scads of colors? Then you should be …

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Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis
March 25, 2019 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis
Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis

Here’s a chance to sharpen your observational skills, Road Trips Gardeners. Eagle Creek Park, 7840 West 56th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, is hosting a Wildflower Weekend April 27 and 28, 2019.
Guided hikes will take “citizen scientists” …

Spring Blooms in Indianapolis
March 11, 2019 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Spring Blooms in Indianapolis
Spring Blooms in Indianapolis

Sometimes publicity folks get a bit carried away with poetic language. Here’s how Newfields, 4000 North Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana, describes “Spring Blooms“, open from March 22, 2019, through May 26, 2019:
“Imagine an idyllic, pastoral …

Orchid Escape Underway in Evansville, Indiana
March 4, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Orchid Escape Underway in Evansville, Indiana
Orchid Escape Underway in Evansville, Indiana

Hundreds of unique orchids are blooming in Amazonia during Orchid Escape at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden, 1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, Indiana. The display continues through March 17, 2019.
Immerse yourself in the …

Studio Drift: Meadow
January 25, 2019 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Studio Drift: Meadow
Studio Drift: Meadow

Art imitating nature is at the heart of an upcoming exhibition at Newfields, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Opening February 22, 2019, “Studio Drift: Meadow” is the American debut of an “upside-down landscape,” a masterwork of …

Orchids at Newfields in Indianapolis
January 2, 2019 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Orchids at Newfields in Indianapolis
Orchids at Newfields in Indianapolis

If it’s the dead of winter, it must be time for an orchid show. One Midwestern spectacular takes place February 8, 2019, through March 3, 2019, in the Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse at Newfields, 4000 …

Conservatory Crossing Open Through Dec. 31
December 24, 2018 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Conservatory Crossing Open Through Dec. 31
Conservatory Crossing Open Through Dec. 31

Passing through central Indiana, Road Trips Gardeners? You’ve still got about a week to catch Conservatory Crossing, the annual poinsettias, model trains, villages, and thousands of twinkling lights on exhibit in the Garfield Park Conservatory, …

Jingle Rails in Indianapolis
December 3, 2018 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Jingle Rails in Indianapolis
Jingle Rails in Indianapolis

“Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure” is open at the Eiteljorg Museum, White River State Park, 500 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. At this year’s edition, model trains wind past miniature landscapes of Indianapolis and …

Flower of the Day: Zinnias
September 8, 2018 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Zinnias
Flower of the Day: Zinnias

In a final burst of summer glory, a bed of zinnias bloom at the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
These flowers were captured on the last day of August 2018.
(Photo ©2018 …

Flower(s) of the Day: Pink!
August 18, 2018 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Pink!
Flower(s) of the Day: Pink!

Several shades of pink brighten a corner of the valet parking lot on the grounds of the West Baden Springs Hotel in West Baden, Indiana.
These bright blooms were captured earlier this month.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan …

Flowers of the Day: French Lick Resort
August 11, 2018 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Flowers of the Day: French Lick Resort
Flowers of the Day: French Lick Resort

This colorful bouquet greets guests in the opulent lobby of the French Lick Resort and Casino in French Lick, Indiana.
The resort is a restored, modernized, and expanded version of an old spa hotel featuring “healing” …