‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens
November 3, 2019 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Light Shows in Gardens

As the daylight dwindles, botanical gardens and other public outdoor venues turn on fanciful light shows to attract visitors. November and December are the prime months for such extravaganzas.
Now through December 29, the Royal Botanic …

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Kusama Comes to the New York Botanical Garden in 2020
November 18, 2019 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Kusama Comes to the New York Botanical Garden in 2020
Kusama Comes to the New York Botanical Garden in 2020

“KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature” is next year’s major exhibition in the New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York.
It showcases work by internationally celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929). Tickets go on sale …

Winterlights Returns to Newfields
November 8, 2019 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Winterlights Returns to Newfields
Winterlights Returns to Newfields

Merry and bright, Winterlights returns to Newfields, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana, for a third year.
Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. November 23, 2019, through January 5, 2020. Timed tickets are available online.
Wander through the …

Flower of the Day: Lilies
September 21, 2019 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Lilies
Flower of the Day: Lilies

Fragrant lilies scent the lobby of the Ironworks Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day: Yellow Chrysanthemums
September 14, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Yellow Chrysanthemums
Flower(s) of the Day: Yellow Chrysanthemums

It’s fall on the merchandising calendar, if not on the seasonal one.
Here are some sunny yellow chrysanthemums for sale at an Indianapolis grocery store earlier this month.
(Photo by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day: Summer’s Bounty
August 3, 2019 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Summer’s Bounty
Flower(s) of the Day: Summer’s Bounty

Hours of sunlight (and probably a bit of fertilizer) make this flower cart blossom into a summer work of art.
It’s among a half-dozen or so on the wide sidewalk in front of the Ironworks Hotel …

Carnivorous Plants and a Beer
July 12, 2019 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Carnivorous Plants and a Beer
Carnivorous Plants and a Beer

If you’ll be in Central Indiana this evening, Road Trips Gardeners, how about this for a fun class!
“Carnivorous Plants and a Beer” takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today (July 12, 2019), in the …

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 …

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 …