Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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“Standard Flower Show” at Meijer Gardens
August 14, 2019 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on “Standard Flower Show” at Meijer Gardens
“Standard Flower Show” at Meijer Gardens

A “Standard Flower Show” is set for September 7 and 8, 2019, in the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
This show features floral designs and a horticulture …

The Garden Show on Mackinac Island
July 31, 2019 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on The Garden Show on Mackinac Island
The Garden Show on Mackinac Island

It’s almost time for the Garden Show at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan. This year’s dates are August 25, 26, and 27, 2019.
Speakers include Jimmy Turner of the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, Australia; Paul …

Lilac Festival on Michigan’s Mackinac Island
May 24, 2019 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Lilac Festival on Michigan’s Mackinac Island
Lilac Festival on Michigan’s Mackinac Island

Spring arrives a little bit later in the northern reaches of Michigan, so the 10-day The Mackinac Island Lilac Festival takes place June 7 through 16, 2019.
The highlight — the Lilac Festival Grand Parade …

Rooftop Sculpture Garden Opens in Michigan
May 22, 2019 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Rooftop Sculpture Garden Opens in Michigan
Rooftop Sculpture Garden Opens in Michigan

The Stuart and Barbara Padnos Rooftop Sculpture Garden, just open at the Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, is part of the “Welcoming the World: Honoring …

Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange
April 10, 2019 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange
Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange

It’s the 90th anniversary year for Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan. The dates are May 4 through 12, 2019.
This year’s theme is “orange” (that’s the color symbolizing the royal family in the Netherlands), so all …

Herb & Gourd Fest in Michigan
September 26, 2018 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Herb & Gourd Fest in Michigan
Herb & Gourd Fest in Michigan

An Herb & Gourd Fest organized by the Midwest Michigan Herb Association and Michigan Gourd Society takes place October 13 and 14, 2018, at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, …

Chrysanthemums and More in Michigan
September 21, 2018 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemums and More in Michigan
Chrysanthemums and More in Michigan

The Chrysanthemums and More exhibition at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park,1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, features a celebration of all things fall today through October 28 2018.
This year’s focus …

Grand Garden Show on Mackinac Island
July 30, 2018 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Grand Garden Show on Mackinac Island
Grand Garden Show on Mackinac Island

Road Trips Gardeners don’t have to stay at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan, to attend the Grand Garden Show, but it does make things easier. That’s because your show tix are included in …

Corpse Flower Set to Bloom in Michigan
July 11, 2018 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Corpse Flower Set to Bloom in Michigan
Corpse Flower Set to Bloom in Michigan

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
A rare Amorphophallus titanum expected to reach peak bloom between tomorrow and Saturday (July 12-14, 2018), in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservancy …

Holland, Michigan, Presents Tulip Time
April 9, 2018 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Holland, Michigan, Presents Tulip Time
Holland, Michigan, Presents Tulip Time

Five million tulip bulbs will blossom for the annual Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan, set for May 5 through 13, 2018.
You’ll find them flowering along city streets (especially along eighth street), in city parks, …