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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Southeastern Plant Symposium in Raleigh, North Carolina
May 15, 2019 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Southeastern Plant Symposium in Raleigh, North Carolina
Southeastern Plant Symposium in Raleigh, North Carolina

The inaugural Southeastern Plant Symposium is set for June 7 and 8, 2019, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Organizers are Mark Weathington, director of JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University, and Tony Avent, founder …

Tidewater Camellia Show & Sale
February 13, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Tidewater Camellia Show & Sale
Tidewater Camellia Show & Sale

The annual Tidewater Camellia Show and Sale takes place February 23, 2019, in the New Hanover County Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina.
More than 1,000 blooms will be evaluated by American Camellia Society judges. …

“Nearer to Nature” in North Carolina
February 6, 2019 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on “Nearer to Nature” in North Carolina
“Nearer to Nature” in North Carolina

Road Trips Gardeners still have time to catch “Nearer to Nature” at the Cameron Art Museum, 3201 South 17th Street, Wilmington, North Carolina.
It’s open until March 10, 2019.
Noting that humans have always been inspired …

Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring
January 16, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring
Biltmore Blooms Welcome Spring

Thinking about spring travel, Road Trips Gardeners? “Biltmore Blooms” will be in flower April 1 through May 23, 2019, at the Biltmore, One Lodge Street, Asheville, North Carolina.
Biltmore’s gardens, designed by landscape architect Frederick Law …

“Enchanted Airlie” in North Carolina
November 28, 2018 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on “Enchanted Airlie” in North Carolina
“Enchanted Airlie” in North Carolina

The 14th annual “Enchanted Airlie” runs through December 22, 2018, at Airlie Gardens, 300 Airlie Road, Wilmington, North Carolina.
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, the holiday display includes sparkling sights and festive sounds …

Art and The Bloom
January 14, 2018 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Art and The Bloom
Art and The Bloom

Polly Kopka of Hubert, North Carolina, won Best of Show (pictured) as the Art & the Bloom exhibition wrapped up today in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.
The four-day event in the Blockade Runner Beach Resort showcased …

“Enchanted Airlie”
December 1, 2017 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on “Enchanted Airlie”
“Enchanted Airlie”

Lights and holiday displays make up “Enchanted Airlie“, a tradition in New Hanover County, North Carolina, since 2005 at Airlie Gardens, 300 Airlie Road, Wilmington, North Carolina.
It’s a self-guided walking tour through the …

“Chihuly at Biltmore” Set for Summer 2018
October 21, 2017 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on “Chihuly at Biltmore” Set for Summer 2018
“Chihuly at Biltmore” Set for Summer 2018

“Chihuly at Biltmore”, a new exhibition opening in 2018, will feature multi-media artist Dale Chihuly’s monumental glass sculptures set throughout areas of Biltmore House, gardens, and grounds, One Lodge Street, Asheville, North Carolina.
Chihuly’s …

North Carolina Azalea Festival
April 5, 2017 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on North Carolina Azalea Festival
North Carolina Azalea Festival

Right now is when Road Trips Gardeners should be headed toward Wilmington, North Carolina. That’s because the 70th annual North Carolina Azalea Festival takes place today (April 5, 2017) through Sunday (April 9, 2017) — …

Tidewater Camellia Show in North Carolina
February 3, 2017 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Tidewater Camellia Show in North Carolina
Tidewater Camellia Show in North Carolina

The 67th annual Tidewater Camellia Club Winter Show & Sale is set for February 25, 2017.
Sale hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the flower show open to the public at no charge from …