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Holidays at the Conservatory
December 2, 2010 – 4:10 am | Comments Off on Holidays at the Conservatory
Holidays at the Conservatory

An annual Central Ohio tradition, Holidays at the Conservatory includes poinsettias (don’t miss the 10-foot-tall poinsettia “tree”), but also Candlelight Nights, Candlelight Dinners and a new-this-year music box model train by garden railway designer Paul …

Gardenland Express
November 29, 2010 – 8:39 pm | Comments Off on Gardenland Express
Gardenland Express

G-scale model trains travel through a mountainous, miniature landscape of living plants, small towns and rural dwellings along the re-created Appalachian Trail at Gardenland Express, open now through January 2, 2011, at the Missouri Botanical …

Poinsettias and Model Trains
November 28, 2010 – 8:30 pm | One Comment
Poinsettias and Model Trains

Model trains will chug around poinsettias at the annual show in Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha’s Botanical Garden.
Several passenger and freight lines will be whistling and whirring on more than 300 feet of track through the …

Poinsettias Say Christmas
November 26, 2010 – 7:15 pm | Comments Off on Poinsettias Say Christmas
Poinsettias Say Christmas

No flowering plant says “Christmas” more than the poinsettia. Although, technically, the red “blossoms” are really just red-hued leaves, nobody much cares when the result is so spectacular.
One place celebrating National Poinsettia Day December 12, …

Trains ‘n’ Poinsettias in Indy
November 24, 2010 – 2:56 am | Comments Off on Trains ‘n’ Poinsettias in Indy
Trains ‘n’ Poinsettias in Indy

“Conservatory Crossing” combines model trains with brilliant poinsettias in the Garfield Park Conservatory, 2505 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana. The winter wonderland display is created in partnership with the Indiana Rail Road Company.
It’s open November 26 …

“Shades of Crimson” at Cantigny
November 22, 2010 – 2:33 am | Comments Off on “Shades of Crimson” at Cantigny
“Shades of Crimson” at Cantigny

There’s a narrow window of opportunity for us Road Trips Gardeners who are driving in northeastern Illinois on November 30, 2010.
That’s when the Cantigny Park Horticulture Department will host the “Shades of Crimson” poinsettia display. …

From Backyard to Burren
November 21, 2010 – 1:40 am | Comments Off on From Backyard to Burren
From Backyard to Burren

“Dual Focus – From Backyard to Burren” is the title of an exhibit of watercolors and photography on display at the Lauritzen Gardens, the Botanical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, through December 31, 2010.
Hours are …

Poinsettia Show Opened Friday
November 20, 2010 – 1:15 am | Comments Off on Poinsettia Show Opened Friday
Poinsettia Show Opened Friday

The annual Poinsettia Show opened yesterday (November 19) in Luthy Botanical Garden, 2218 North Prospect (in Glen Oak Park), Peoria, Illinois. It runs through December 31, but is closed on Mondays. Hours are 10 a.m. …

Trees in the Urban Landscape
November 6, 2010 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Trees in the Urban Landscape
Trees in the Urban Landscape

The 13th Annual “Trees in the Urban Landscape Symposium” will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. November 18, 2010, at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Massachusetts.
The theme for 2010 …

Flowering Frost
November 5, 2010 – 12:09 am | Comments Off on Flowering Frost
Flowering Frost

“Flowering Frost,” an exhibit of 36 photographic works by David Boesch is on display through November 14, 2010, in Monsanto Hall on the upper level of the Ridgway Visitor Center at the Missouri Botanical Garden, …