‘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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Keukenhof: Kitchen Garden to Flower Showcase
November 6, 2019 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof: Kitchen Garden to Flower Showcase
Keukenhof: Kitchen Garden to Flower Showcase

If you’re a bulb flower aficionado, it’s not too early to begin planning a jaunt to Keukenhof, the massive flower display near Lisse, the Netherlands.
If opens March 21, 2020, and closes May 10, 2020. Transportation …

International Floriculture Trade Fair
October 18, 2019 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on International Floriculture Trade Fair
International Floriculture Trade Fair

The next International Floriculture Trade Fair takes place November 6, 7, and 8, 2019, in Expo Haarlemmermeer, Stelling 1, Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands.
Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. November 6 and 7, and 10 …

“Flower” of the Day: Wooden Tulips
April 20, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on “Flower” of the Day: Wooden Tulips
“Flower” of the Day: Wooden Tulips

Who says a Road Trips Gardener can’t have a big bouquet of colorful tulips on display year ’round?
It’s easy when they’re carved from wood, like these blooms for sale in Amsterdam, Holland, a few years …

Tulip Festivals in Amsterdam Signal Spring
April 1, 2019 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Tulip Festivals in Amsterdam Signal Spring
Tulip Festivals in Amsterdam Signal Spring

The tulip fever strikes again. During the Tulip Festival Amsterdam, hundreds of thousands blooming tulips can be admired in dozens of venues all over the capital.
This is the best month to see tulips in Holland, …

Flower of the Day: Tulip
March 30, 2019 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Tulip
Flower of the Day: Tulip

Boxes of tulip bulbs and other spring flower corms are offered for sale by the thousands in markets in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Road Trips Gardeners need to remember that they can’t bring bulbs (or plants or …

Flower of the Day: Amaryllis
March 23, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Amaryllis
Flower of the Day: Amaryllis

Dozens of blooming amaryllis are for sale in a flower market in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Road Trips Gardeners who want to bring Dutch bulbs back to the United States must be sure that the bulbs have …

Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade
March 20, 2019 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade
Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade

Headed to Holland, Road Trips Gardeners? The annual flower parade takes place in Haarlem, the Netherlands, April 13, 2019.
Twenty floats and thirty lavishly decorated cars are part of the Bloemencorso, which follows a 42 km …

Tulip Route Flevoland
February 18, 2019 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Tulip Route Flevoland
Tulip Route Flevoland

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From Holland.com
Millions of blooms spring up on land which was once the sea floor of the Zuiderzee. One of the best ways to explore the region is by cycling …

Keukenhof 2019: Flower Power
October 5, 2018 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof 2019: Flower Power
Keukenhof 2019: Flower Power

“Flower Power” is the theme for next year’s bulb extravaganza at Keukenhof, Stationsweg 166A, Lisse, Netherlands.
Bright colors, hippies, peace, and music — “Flower Power” will have that early 1970s vibe.
In 2019, Keukenhof will have …

The Annual Flower Parade in the Netherlands
April 16, 2018 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on The Annual Flower Parade in the Netherlands
The Annual Flower Parade in the Netherlands

The Bloemencorso Bollenstreek — Flower Parade in Dutch — celebrates the bulb flowers of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths each year in the Netherlands.
Set for April 21, 2018, the 20 huge floats and 30 decorated cars …