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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Flower of the Day: Yellow Iris
July 20, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Yellow Iris
Flower of the Day: Yellow Iris

Sunny yellow iris bloom in Schiller Park, a centerpiece of the German Village neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
(Photo @2019 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Yellow and White Pansies
May 25, 2019 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Yellow and White Pansies
Flower of the Day: Yellow and White Pansies

Concrete planters enliven the streets of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. In early May, they’re planted with pansies in a rainbow of hues. Here: yellow and white.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

“The Great Big Home & Garden Show” in Cleveland
January 28, 2019 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on “The Great Big Home & Garden Show” in Cleveland
“The Great Big Home & Garden Show” in Cleveland

The Great Big Home & Garden Show takes place February 1 through 10, 2019, in the I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio.
The theme this year in the Garden Showcase is Fairy Tales. Road Trips Gardeners will be …

Western Reserve Herb Society Herb Fair
September 12, 2018 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Western Reserve Herb Society Herb Fair
Western Reserve Herb Society Herb Fair

Celebrate herbs at the 73rd annual Herb Fair set for October 13, 2018, at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, 11030 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This year the Western Reserve Herb …

For Road Trips Gardeners in Northeast Ohio This Weekend
September 23, 2017 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on For Road Trips Gardeners in Northeast Ohio This Weekend
For Road Trips Gardeners in Northeast Ohio This Weekend

The 27th annual “Mum Fest 2017” takes place today (September 23, 2017) and tomorrow (September 24, 2017) in Lake Anna Park, Barberton, Ohio. Some 17,000 chrysanthemum plants promise “a million mum blooms”.
Official hours are 10 …

The Herb Capital of Ohio
July 30, 2017 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on The Herb Capital of Ohio
The Herb Capital of Ohio

Just northeast of Columbus, Road Trips Gardeners will find Ohio’s Herb Capital — Gahanna (the state legislature said so in 1972).
Spend a day meandering the town’s Herbal Trail. This collaborative effort showcases 45 culinary and …

Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio
April 26, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio
Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio

The tropical bonsai collection of the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio, will be on display June 3 through November 12, 2017.
The trees are showcased within a Japanese-inspired garden in the Dorothy …

It’s Daffodil Weekend in Ohio
April 8, 2017 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on It’s Daffodil Weekend in Ohio
It’s Daffodil Weekend in Ohio

Discover the delights of daffodils this weekend in northeast Ohio, Road Trips Gardeners.
There’s a daffodil show in Davis Center of Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio, today and tomorrow (April 8 and 9, …

Opening Today: Midwest Green Industry Xperience
January 15, 2017 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on Opening Today: Midwest Green Industry Xperience
Opening Today: Midwest Green Industry Xperience

The public (yes, Road Trips Gardeners too) are welcome to register for the Midwest Green Industry Xperience, which opens today in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio.
A tradeshow, MGIX is …

A “Whimsical Wonderland” in Cincinnati, Ohio
December 23, 2016 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on A “Whimsical Wonderland” in Cincinnati, Ohio
A “Whimsical Wonderland” in Cincinnati, Ohio

The 2016 Holiday Show at the Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Eden Park, Cincinnati,Ohio, adds a twist to holiday tradition.
“A Whimsical Wonderland” features poinsettias of royal blue, lively orange, and deep purple as well …