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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Merion, Pennsylvania, Campus of Barnes Arboretum
May 5, 2017 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Merion, Pennsylvania, Campus of Barnes Arboretum
Merion, Pennsylvania, Campus of Barnes Arboretum

Road Trips Gardeners may have heard of the Barnes Foundation‘s art collection, but did you know that the Merion campus of the Barnes Arboretum, 300 North Latch’s Lane, Merion, Pennsylvania, continues the extensive arboretum and …

Cherry Blossom Festival in Philly
April 3, 2017 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Cherry Blossom Festival in Philly
Cherry Blossom Festival in Philly

A Cherry Blossom Festival is underway in Greater Philadelphia. It started last Saturday and runs through next Sunday (April 9, 2017). (Just in case you’ve forgotten, sakura = cherry blossoms.)
Road Trips Gardeners still have time …

Flower of the Day: Blue Poppy
March 18, 2017 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Blue Poppy
Flower of the Day: Blue Poppy

Blue poppies (Meconopsis ‘Lingholm’) are alive and thriving at Longwood Gardens, but only for a limited time. These spectacular flowers which are native to the high elevations of the Himalayan Mountains are on display now …

Spring Blooms at Longwood Gardens
March 13, 2017 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Spring Blooms at Longwood Gardens
Spring Blooms at Longwood Gardens

The splendor of spring emerges at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, April 1 through May 26, 2017. Look for gardens of daffodils, tulips, azaleas, wisteria plus flowering magnolias and cherry trees. Indoors, …

Flower Field Dinners Across the USA
February 15, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Flower Field Dinners Across the USA
Flower Field Dinners Across the USA

OK, Road Trips Gardeners — there’s just no excuse not to participate in one of the flower field dinners scheduled across the United States this year from March through November.
What are they?
Known more formally as …

Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza
February 1, 2017 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza
Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza

Road Trips Gardeners longing for the sight of flowers should plan a visit to the “Orchid Extravaganza” at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
Inside the heated four-acre conservatory are thousands of colorful orchid …

2017 “Today’s Horticulture” Symposium
January 9, 2017 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on 2017 “Today’s Horticulture” Symposium
2017 “Today’s Horticulture” Symposium

The 2017 “Today’s Horticulture” Symposium of the Professional Gardener Alumni Association will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. February 3, 2017, in the Ballroom and Conservatory of Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett …

2017 Philadelphia Flower Show
December 14, 2016 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show
2017 Philadelphia Flower Show

The Philadelphia Flower Show takes place March 11 through 19, 2017, in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Holland is this year’s theme: “From towering windmills, wooden shoes and delectable cheeses, to …

Winter Flower Show and Light Garden
November 21, 2016 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Winter Flower Show and Light Garden
Winter Flower Show and Light Garden

Combining both blooms and bulbs, the Winter Flower Show and Light Garden opens Friday (November 25, 2016) at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Built around a whimsical “Snow Day at Phipps” …

Planting in a Post Wild World
October 7, 2015 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Planting in a Post Wild World
Planting in a Post Wild World

“Planting in a Post Wild World” is the topic for a presentation from 10 a.m. ’til noon October 30, 2015, in the Gillespie room of Wister Center, Scott Arboretum, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
It’s co-sponsored with …