A Caution in the Age of COVID-19
March 14, 2020 – 9:39 pm | Comments Off on A Caution in the Age of COVID-19

Many events that draw crowds have been postponed or cancelled.
If you’re planning to travel to a flower or garden event, check with the organizers to see that it’s still happening.
Some garden venues are …

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Wind Sculptures in Ohio’s Dawes Arboretum
October 5, 2020 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on Wind Sculptures in Ohio’s Dawes Arboretum
Wind Sculptures in Ohio’s Dawes Arboretum

“Wind Sculptures by Lyman Whitaker” are on display throughout the grounds of Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Road SE, Licking Township, Newark, Ohio, through December 15, 2020.
Many of the metal sculptures are inspired by nature, …

Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
January 24, 2020 – 7:47 am | Comments Off on Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day

Held on the last Saturday in January each year, National Seed Swap Day is a chance for growers to exchange seeds for flowers, vegetables, herbs, and, well, anything that grows from seed.
There are multitudes of …

American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
January 1, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps

The United States Postal Service™ celebrates the beauty of American Gardens in a set of commemoratives.
This pane of 20 stamps features ten different photographs of botanic, country estate, and municipal gardens, taken between 1996 and …

Flower of the Day: Red!
August 24, 2019 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Red!
Flower of the Day: Red!

Summer blossoms in a riot of red enliven the front yard of a house in the German Village neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

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 …