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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Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa
April 17, 2019 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa
Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa

The annual Canadian Tulip Festival takes place May 10 to 20, 2019, in Commissioners Park and Aberdeen Pavilion, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
The festival centers around Ottawa’s love affair with the tulip, with a million tulips blooming …

Canada Blooms in Toronto
February 27, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Canada Blooms in Toronto
Canada Blooms in Toronto

The theme is “It’s a Family Affair” at the 23rd annual Canada Blooms with more than 25 gardens designed by landscape designers, architects, and builders in the Enercare Centre, 100 Princes Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, …

Christmas Flowers on Display in Ontario
November 19, 2018 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Christmas Flowers on Display in Ontario
Christmas Flowers on Display in Ontario

The annual Poinsettia Show begins Saturday (November 24, 2018) in the Floral Showhouse, 7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. It ends January 6, 2019.
It’s been a family holiday tradition for more than 65 years. …

Annual Chrysanthemum Show at Niagara Falls
October 26, 2018 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Annual Chrysanthemum Show at Niagara Falls
Annual Chrysanthemum Show at Niagara Falls

The mum’s diversity of color and form will be on display during the annual Chrysanthemum Show in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
It takes place tomorrow (October 27, 2018) through November 18, 2018. Hours are 9:30 …

Ontario’s Purple Road
May 3, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Ontario’s Purple Road
Ontario’s Purple Road

The heady scent of fields of lavender welcome Road Trips Gardeners to a selection of agri-tourism destinations in Ontario, Canada — including lavender farms and shops. It’s called, appropriately enough, the Purple Road.
These are some …

Valentine Orchids
February 6, 2015 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Valentine Orchids
Valentine Orchids

The orchid show sponsored by the Southern Ontario Orchid Society takes place February 14 and 15, 2015. Hours both days are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
It all happens at the Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence …

Ontario’s Lily Show
July 10, 2013 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Ontario’s Lily Show
Ontario’s Lily Show

The 48th annual Lily Show sponsored by the Ontario (Canada) Regional Lily Society will be held July 13 and 14, 2013, in the Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, Ontario, Canada (map).
Hours are …

Celebrate Roses in Ontario
June 28, 2013 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Celebrate Roses in Ontario
Celebrate Roses in Ontario

There are two acres of fragrant roses in Hendrie Park at the Royal Botanical Garden, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, Ontario, Canada (map).
The garden celebrates its roses with a festival from June 29 to July …

Iris, Peonies — and Roses — in Ontario
June 21, 2013 – 8:13 am | Comments Off on Iris, Peonies — and Roses — in Ontario
Iris, Peonies — and Roses — in Ontario

There’s only this weekend left, Road Trips Gardeners. If you’re anywhere near southwestern Ontario, head on over to celebrate iris and peonies at Laking Garden in the Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, …

Flower of the Day: Allium
June 15, 2013 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Allium
Flower of the Day: Allium

These brilliant purple allium were blooming along the mill race at the Ancaster Mill Restaurant in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, last month.
According to Wikipedia, Allium is a monocot genus of flowering plants, informally referred to as …