AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators
July 6, 2018 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators

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Not sure which types of pollinators you want to host? Flowers like zinnias and verbena attract a wide variety of pollinators.
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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 …

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

Your Road Trips Gardener followed the lilac blooming season northward into Ontario, Canada.
This lush lilac bush was in full bloom this week outside the south door of the Toronto Convention Center. It scented the air …

Flower of the Day: Viola
June 1, 2013 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Viola
Flower of the Day: Viola

A genus that includes both a common woodland wildflower (yes, the violet) and the ubiquitous pansy, violas are a flower of springtime — especially the cultivars (such as the ones shown here).
These white, blue, purple …

Celebrate Lilacs in Ontario
May 22, 2013 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Celebrate Lilacs in Ontario
Celebrate Lilacs in Ontario

Heading to Ontario at the end of this month, Road Trips Gardeners?
“Celebrate Lilacs!” is set for May 25, 2013, through June 16, 2013, in the Arboretum of the Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road …