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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Global Kitchen Garden
July 29, 2013 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Global Kitchen Garden
Global Kitchen Garden

If you like growing your own food, here’s an exhibit you’ll want to see, Road Trips Gardeners. (You’ll need to hop across the pond, because it’s at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, London, England — …

Celebrate Lilacs in Ontario
May 22, 2013 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Celebrate Lilacs in Ontario
Celebrate Lilacs in Ontario

Heading to Ontario at the end of this month, Road Trips Gardeners?
“Celebrate Lilacs!” is set for May 25, 2013, through June 16, 2013, in the Arboretum of the Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road …

Flower of the Day: Spring Planting
May 18, 2013 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Spring Planting
Flower of the Day: Spring Planting

Here’s a delightful combination of spring flowers planted in a sidewalk at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois.
With both contrasting colors and heights, the selection delights the eye.
What combinations do you like to use in …

Lilac Festival
May 17, 2013 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Lilac Festival
Lilac Festival

Lilacs provide the scented backdrop for artisans, performers and musicians at the Pine Mountain Club Lilac Festival. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday (May 18 and 19, 2013) at Pine …

Ohio’s Cherry Blossom Festival
May 15, 2013 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Ohio’s Cherry Blossom Festival
Ohio’s Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry blossom season must come late in Barberton, Ohio, since their annual Cherry Blossom Festival doesn’t take place until May 17 through 19, 2013.
All the fun stuff — we’re talking games, food, vendors — takes …

Shepherd Park Garden Tour
May 14, 2013 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Shepherd Park Garden Tour
Shepherd Park Garden Tour

The Shepherd Park Garden Tour is a self-guided walk in Shepherd Park, Colonial Village and North Portal Estates in Washington, D.C.
The ninth annual tour takes place from 2 to 5 p.m. May 19, 2013. Tickets …

Spokane Lilac Festival
May 13, 2013 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Spokane Lilac Festival
Spokane Lilac Festival

Did you know that Spokane, Washington’s official nickname is the “Lilac City”? That’s probably the reason they schedule a Lilac Festival, which is celebrating its 75th year this week.
One can only assume that …

Today is Lilac Sunday
May 12, 2013 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Today is Lilac Sunday
Today is Lilac Sunday

The second Sunday in May every year is “Lilac Sunday” at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 125 Arborway, Boston, Massachusetts (map).
Probably because the second Sunday in May also is Mothers’ Day, it’s the only …

Flower of the Day: Tulip
May 11, 2013 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Tulip
Flower of the Day: Tulip

One of the fascinating things about tulips is the wide variety of colors and markings available.
These tulips were growing in the woodland surrounding the Graue Mill in Oak Brook, Illinois, this May.
Who planted them?
You can …

Apple Blossom Festival
May 10, 2013 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Apple Blossom Festival
Apple Blossom Festival

The flowering beauty of the apple tree is celebrated during the annual Apple Blossom Festival to be held May 16 through 19, 2013, in Williamson, New York (map).
A community festival, it has all the essentials …