Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
January 1, 2020 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows

Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

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Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
January 24, 2020 – 7:47 am | Comments Off on Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day

Held on the last Saturday in January each year, National Seed Swap Day is a chance for growers to exchange seeds for flowers, vegetables, herbs, and, well, anything that grows from seed.
There are multitudes of …

Orchid Show Coming to New York Botanical Garden
January 3, 2020 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Orchid Show Coming to New York Botanical Garden
Orchid Show Coming to New York Botanical Garden

“The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope” opens February 15, 2020, at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York.
Leatham’s designs and installations will transform each gallery of the exhibition in NYBG’s …

American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
January 1, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps

The United States Postal Service™ celebrates the beauty of American Gardens in a set of commemoratives.
This pane of 20 stamps features ten different photographs of botanic, country estate, and municipal gardens, taken between 1996 and …

Kusama Comes to the New York Botanical Garden in 2020
November 18, 2019 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Kusama Comes to the New York Botanical Garden in 2020
Kusama Comes to the New York Botanical Garden in 2020

“KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature” is next year’s major exhibition in the New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York.
It showcases work by internationally celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929). Tickets go on sale …

Flower(s) of the Day: Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel
October 26, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel
Flower(s) of the Day: Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

Festive fall flowers greet guests in the lobby of the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen, New York.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel
October 12, 2019 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel
Flower(s) of the Day: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel

An exuberant bouquet of fall flowers greeted guests in late September at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel in Celoron, New York.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day: Floral Plantings in Watkins Glen
October 5, 2019 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Floral Plantings in Watkins Glen
Flower(s) of the Day: Floral Plantings in Watkins Glen

The Watkins Glen (New York) Harbor Inn uses a variety of colorful flowers in its landscaping.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

Experience the Scents of Long-Lost Flowers
May 13, 2019 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Experience the Scents of Long-Lost Flowers
Experience the Scents of Long-Lost Flowers

“Resurrecting the Sublime”, an immersive installation created in collaboration with artist Dr. Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, smell researcher and artist Sissel Tolaas, debuted yesterday as part of Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial in New York City, co-organized …

Tulip Festival in Albany, New York
April 19, 2019 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Tulip Festival in Albany, New York
Tulip Festival in Albany, New York

The annual Tulip Festival takes place May 11 and 12, 2019, in Washington Park, Albany, New York.
Highlights include more than 100,000 tulips in bloom, musical performances, the traditional street scrubbing on State Street, children’s activities, …

The Orchid Show: Singapore in the Bronx
January 23, 2019 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on The Orchid Show: Singapore in the Bronx
The Orchid Show: Singapore in the Bronx

Road Trips Gardeners traveling to New York City (but would rather be in the tropics) might consider scheduling a winter break for The Orchid Show: Singapore, scheduled for February 23 through April 28, 2019, in …