Top 10 Daffodils for Spring
September 10, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on 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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The Orchid Show in New York: Thailand
January 6, 2017 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on The Orchid Show in New York: Thailand
The Orchid Show in New York: Thailand

Thailand is the theme for this year’s Orchid Show in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory of the New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York. Dates are February 18 through April 9, 2017.
Now …

Keukenhof Comes to New York’s Battery Park
October 17, 2016 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof Comes to New York’s Battery Park
Keukenhof Comes to New York’s Battery Park

Strictly speaking, it’s a media event. But Road Trips Gardeners in Manhattan tomorrow might want to stop by Battery Park at 10 a.m. to witness something special.
The Battery Conservancy, Keukenhof Flower Exhibition and the Consulate …

Macy’s Flower Shows
March 18, 2015 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Macy’s Flower Shows
Macy’s Flower Shows

The flower shows at Macy’s this spring are a cross-country extravaganza. Starting March 22, 2015, and running through April 4, 2015, they feature millions of flowers, exotic topiaries and more.
Venues are Macy’s stores in New …

Flora Illustrata
November 17, 2014 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Flora Illustrata
Flora Illustrata

“Flora Illustrata: A Celebration of Botanical Masterworks” opens November 15, 2014, in the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York.
The display of books, manuscripts, maps, private …

“Flower” of the Day: Pumpkins
November 1, 2014 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on “Flower” of the Day: Pumpkins
“Flower” of the Day: Pumpkins

In honor of Halloween and All Saints Day, here are some of the pumpkins on view at the New York Botanical Garden last month month.
Road Trips Gardeners might want to check out their “Haunted Pumpkin …

The Changing Nature of Nature in Cities
October 31, 2014 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on The Changing Nature of Nature in Cities
The Changing Nature of Nature in Cities

From rampant urbanization to the alarming spread of invasive species and the rapidly increasing concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, human activities are impacting natural systems on a global scale, reports the New York …

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 …

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 …

Virtual Herbarium
May 25, 2014 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Virtual Herbarium
Virtual Herbarium

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By the New York Botanical Garden
In 1990, during the development of The New York Botanical Garden’s first Long Range Plan, Science Division staff articulated the need for improved access …

Flowers or Vegetables: Which Do You Grow?
July 4, 2013 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Flowers or Vegetables: Which Do You Grow?
Flowers or Vegetables: Which Do You Grow?

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By W. Atlee Burpee & Company
A beautiful bouquet of flowers is an endangered species, according to one of the nation’s leading experts, as gardeners throughout America devote almost all …