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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Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum
September 6, 2019 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum
Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum

“It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” is the theme for this year’s Autumn at the Arboretum fest, set for September 21 through October 31, 2019, in the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, …

Butterfly Flutterby in Grapevine, Texas
July 29, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Butterfly Flutterby in Grapevine, Texas
Butterfly Flutterby in Grapevine, Texas

The annual Butterfly Flutterby takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. October 19, 2019, in the Grapevine Botanical Gardens, 411 Ball Street, Grapevine, Texas.
(Photo courtesy of Grapevine Parks and Recreation)

Field Day at the Dallas Arboretum
March 22, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Field Day at the Dallas Arboretum
Field Day at the Dallas Arboretum

Just a “heads up” notice (since your Road Trips Gardener has no details…yet).
June 26, 2019, is “Field Day” at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.
More when it’s announced!
(Photo courtesy of …

Dallas Blooms: “Life’s A Picnic”
January 18, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Dallas Blooms: “Life’s A Picnic”
Dallas Blooms: “Life’s A Picnic”

Dallas Blooms, the largest annual floral festival in the Southwest, takes place February 23 through April 7, 2019, at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.
Themed “Life’s A Picnic,” the spring …

Christmas in the Amarillo Botanical Garden
December 10, 2018 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Christmas in the Amarillo Botanical Garden
Christmas in the Amarillo Botanical Garden

“Christmas in the Gardens” features more than 350,000 sparkling lights in the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive, Amarillo, Texas.
Hours are 6 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 23, 2018.
This …

Flower(s) of the Day: Lobby of the Overton Hotel
September 22, 2018 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Lobby of the Overton Hotel
Flower(s) of the Day: Lobby of the Overton Hotel

A lush arrangement in lavender, white and yellow greeted guests in the lobby of the Overton Hotel in Lubbock, Texas, in June 2018.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Wind Sculptures in Motion Open for One More Week
August 24, 2018 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Wind Sculptures in Motion Open for One More Week
Wind Sculptures in Motion Open for One More Week

The exhibition of “Wind Sculptures in Motion: The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker” has been extended through August 31 at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas. During August, main garden …

Children’s Garden Celebrates 5th Anniversary
August 8, 2018 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Children’s Garden Celebrates 5th Anniversary
Children’s Garden Celebrates 5th Anniversary

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden celebrates the fifth anniversary of the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden (RMCAG) September 21, 22, and 23, 2018, with a birthday party and other festive events. RMCAG admission for …

Flower of the Day: Prickly Pear Cactus
July 21, 2018 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Prickly Pear Cactus
Flower of the Day: Prickly Pear Cactus

It’s always a surprise to see beautiful soft blooms on such a forbidding plant as prickly pear.
This one was in bloom in Lubbock, Texas, last month.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Dallas Blooms Through April 8
March 14, 2018 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Dallas Blooms Through April 8
Dallas Blooms Through April 8

“Dallas Blooms” — said to be the largest floral festival in the Southwest — continues now through April 8, 2018, at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas.
More than 500,000 spring …