10 Extraordinary Gardens
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As the breadbasket of the country, California is known for its bountiful harvests of everything from avocados to grapes. But the Golden State is also home to …

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Signs of Life
July 21, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Signs of Life
Signs of Life

It’s not often that an artist comes up with a new way of seeomg. Robert Bueltman has done just that.
Without using either camera or lens, Buelteman’s technique — which he has dubbed photograms — has …

Weird, Wild and Wonderful
July 16, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Weird, Wild and Wonderful
Weird, Wild and Wonderful

In homage to the beauty of the botanical world’s most bizarre flora, the New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating …

The Herbarium Project
July 4, 2014 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on The Herbarium Project
The Herbarium Project

“The Herbarium Project” is an exhibition of oil paintings by Karen Yurkovich. It’s open through August 23, 2014, in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Yurkovich explores humankind’s complex and variegated …

Fluttering Flowers
June 30, 2014 – 10:50 am | 2 Comments
Fluttering Flowers

Butterflies and flowers naturally go together, the latter tethered to the earth, and the former free to flit, bringing both color and motion to a garden.
Many conservatories host butterfly exhibits. Some are seasonal, others are …

Chihuly Arrives in Denver
June 27, 2014 – 8:48 am | 2 Comments
Chihuly Arrives in Denver

Before he’s done, glass artist Dale Chihuly will have had installations in every major botanical garden from coast to coast (your Road Trips Gardener first saw his work in Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory).
Now it’s Colorado’s …

Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens
June 25, 2014 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens
Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens

This summer, check out some great American gardens of the early 20th Century and the women who designed them during a garden-wide exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York …

Plant Trials Field Day
June 20, 2014 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Plant Trials Field Day
Plant Trials Field Day

Results of the trial garden program at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8617 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas, will be announced at 2 p.m. June 25, 2014.
These results include data of what plants performed …

Seed Saving
June 18, 2014 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Seed Saving
Seed Saving

Once upon a time, Road Trips Gardeners, all gardeners were seed savers. Why not now?
Here’s a class to get you started. “Seed Saving” will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. June 27, 2014, in …

Hartford Blooms
June 16, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Hartford Blooms
Hartford Blooms

The 20th anniversary “Hartford Blooms” Garden Tour takes place June 21 through 29, 2014, in Hartford, Connecticut.
This nine-day showcase of the city’s gardens and historic architecture includes daily self-guided tours of both public and private …

Haus und Garten Tour
June 13, 2014 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Haus und Garten Tour
Haus und Garten Tour

Every last Sunday of June, Columbus, Ohio’s German Village neighborhood opens its doors and garden gates for the German Village Society’s annual Haus und Garten Tour.
During the 55th edition, set for June 29, 2014, visitors …