10 Extraordinary Gardens
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As the breadbasket of the country, California is known for its bountiful harvests of everything from avocados to grapes. But the Golden State is also home to …

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“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 Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield
October 20, 2014 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield
The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield

Road Trips Gardeners will be enchanted with the visionary landscapes of America artist Charles Burchfield (1893-1967). A major exhibition of his work, titled “Exalted Nature:The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield” is on view …

Alongside Tall Grasses
October 13, 2014 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Alongside Tall Grasses
Alongside Tall Grasses

Landscapes can be considered natural gardens. In “Alongside Tall Grasses”, an exhibition of the photographs of Matthew Jensen, the backdrop of the Brandywine River and its tributaries figures in a series shot during summer months.
Look …

International Garden Festival
October 8, 2014 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on International Garden Festival
International Garden Festival

The 10th International Garden Festival: Ponte de Lima runs through October 31, 2014, in far northwest Portugal.
It’s not a short display: it started May 30, 2014. This allows for seasonal changes in the garden designs …

Fall Flower Carpets
October 6, 2014 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Fall Flower Carpets
Fall Flower Carpets

Now’s the time to check out the Fall Flower Carpets in northern Indiana. They’re on display through October 15, 2014.
The “carpets”, located in the downtowns of both Elkhart and Nappanee, Indiana, are loaded with 7,000 …

Bonsai Visions of the West
October 1, 2014 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Bonsai Visions of the West
Bonsai Visions of the West

“Bonsai Visions of the West“, presented by the Golden State Bonsai Federation and the American Bonsai Society will be held October 30 through November 2, 2014, in the DoubleTree Hotel, Sacramento, California.
Headliners are Kathy Shaner, …

North Carolina Chrysanthemum Society Show
September 29, 2014 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on North Carolina Chrysanthemum Society Show
North Carolina Chrysanthemum Society Show

Hundreds of crysanthemum blooms are promised during the annual show of the North Carolina Chrysanthemum Society set for October 18 and 19, 2014, at the North Carolina Arboretum in the Bent Creek Experimental Forest, 100 …

Bonsai Exhibition
September 26, 2014 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Bonsai Exhibition
Bonsai Exhibition

The 43rd annual Bonsai Exhibition of the Yamato Bonsai Kai is set for October 19 and 19, 2014, at Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church, 32975 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City, California.
Hours are noon to 6 p.m. …

Illinois Orchid Society
September 24, 2014 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Illinois Orchid Society
Illinois Orchid Society

The Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale takes place October 11 and 12, 2014, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Ilinois.
Hours each day are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Note …

Inspiring Kew
September 22, 2014 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Inspiring Kew
Inspiring Kew

“Inspiring Kew“, an exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, ngland, reveals the ways Kew has been a source of inspiration, from the creation of …