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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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 …

New York’s Holiday Train Show
November 30, 2018 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on New York’s Holiday Train Show
New York’s Holiday Train Show

The Holiday Train Show is open through January 21, 2019, in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory of the New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York.
Model trains zip through a display of …

Fall Forest Weekends at the New York Botanical Garden
October 19, 2018 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Fall Forest Weekends at the New York Botanical Garden
Fall Forest Weekends at the New York Botanical Garden

When most of New York State’s leaf season is on the wane, the trees at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York, are just coming into their prime.
That is especially …

Explore France’s Domain of Méréville in NYC
October 15, 2018 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Explore France’s Domain of Méréville in NYC
Explore France’s Domain of Méréville in NYC

Road Trips Gardeners in New York City tomorrow might want to consider attending this presentation in the Skyroom at the French Institute / Alliance Française, 22 East 60th Street, New York, New York.
The topic for …

Scots Influences on the Early Gardens of New York
September 5, 2018 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Scots Influences on the Early Gardens of New York
Scots Influences on the Early Gardens of New York

There’s a trans-Atlantic mix for an upcoming presentation by the American Scottish Foundation (ASF), the National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA, and the Burns Society of New York.
Both “Historic Scottish Gardens” and “Scots Influences on …

The Edible Academy Opens at NY Botanical Garden
July 25, 2018 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on The Edible Academy Opens at NY Botanical Garden
The Edible Academy Opens at NY Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) has opened a new $28 million Edible Academy. The indoor-outdoor campus will allow NYBG’s edible gardening program for children, families, teachers, and the general public to double its capacity …

Lilacs in Rochester, New York
April 18, 2018 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Lilacs in Rochester, New York
Lilacs in Rochester, New York

This year is the 120th anniversary of the Lilac Festival in Highland Park, Rochester, New York. It takes place May 11 through 20, 2018, and showcases what’s said to be the largest lilac collection in …

Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn
April 11, 2018 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn
Cherry Blossoms in Brooklyn

Sakura Matsuri, a two-day festival celebrating the blossoming of the cherry trees, will be held April 28 and 29, 2018, in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York, New York. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 …