Top 10 Daffodils for Spring
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By the National Garden Bureau
Yellow trumpet daffodils are far and away the world’s most popular style of daffodils. But why stop there when the daffodil world has so much …

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Rare Seeds, Creative Harvest
June 6, 2012 – 12:41 am | Comments Off on Rare Seeds, Creative Harvest
Rare Seeds, Creative Harvest

Driving through the northeastern reaches of Chicagoland this summer, Road Trips Gardeners? Stop by the Chicago Botanic Garden to see “Rare Seeds, Creative Harvest”, an exhibit inspired by the library’s Rare Book Collection.
Scarce botanical …

Consider the Cahaba Lily
May 23, 2012 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Consider the Cahaba Lily
Consider the Cahaba Lily

The 23rd annual Cahaba Lily Festival takes place May 26, 2012, in West Blocton, Alabama (map).
Each year the program begins in the morning (roughly 9 a.m.) in the Cahaba Lily Center on Main Street …

Creating Art with Nature
May 21, 2012 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on Creating Art with Nature
Creating Art with Nature

An exhibit titled “Creating Art with Nature” continues through June 3, 2012, at the Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston, Massachusetts (map).
Bonsai is an art with an ancient history, having originated in China before …

Dandelion Festival
May 18, 2012 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Dandelion Festival
Dandelion Festival

You knew there had to be one, didn’t you, Road Trips Gardeners?
The West Virginia Dandelion Festival will be held May 24 through 28, 2012, in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
There’ll be all sorts of …

Rhododendron Festival
May 16, 2012 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on Rhododendron Festival
Rhododendron Festival

A Rhododendron Festival will be held in downtown Mentone, Alabama (map), May 19 and 20, 2012.
For more information on visiting Alabama’s De Kalb County, go online.
(Photo courtesy of DeKalb County Tourist Association)

Treehouse Talk
May 14, 2012 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on Treehouse Talk
Treehouse Talk

Did you know that tree houses have something to say? According to professional tree house creator Pete Nelson, they speak in an ancient language and the message is universal: climb up and be in harmony …

Lantern Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden
May 11, 2012 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Lantern Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden
Lantern Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden

If you needed another reason to visit the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri (map) here’s one: the Lantern Festival is May 26, 2012, through August 19, 2012.
The fest, titled “Art by …

Connecticut’s “Trade Secrets”
May 9, 2012 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Connecticut’s “Trade Secrets”
Connecticut’s “Trade Secrets”

The Trade Secrets sale in Connecticut’s Litchfield Hills is a chance to shop for treasures from nearly 60 growers and vendors of plants and garden antiques.
The sale, scheduled for May 19, 2012, at LionRock Farm …

Rhododendron Festival
May 7, 2012 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Rhododendron Festival
Rhododendron Festival

The 105th annual Rhododendron Festival takes place May 18 through 20, 2012, in Florence, Oregon.
The celebration officially begins on Friday evening (May 18) with the Rhody Pageant to crown “Queen Rhododendra.”
The American Rhododendron Society …

Garden Season in Boston
May 4, 2012 – 12:19 am | Comments Off on Garden Season in Boston
Garden Season in Boston

National Gardens & Parks Day May 11, 2012 (the day before Mother’s Day) kicks off Garden & Park Festivals Season in and around Boston, Massachusetts, with events ranging from “Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill” to …