2019 is the Year of the Snapdragon
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From the National Garden Bureau
Looking for a flower that has multiple uses in the garden, smells great, attracts pollinators and comes in scads of colors? Then you should be …

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Virginia’s Historic Garden Week
April 4, 2018 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Virginia’s Historic Garden Week
Virginia’s Historic Garden Week

Historic Garden Week celebrates its 85th anniversary in Virginia this year. Its roots go back to 1927, when a flower show organized by the Garden Club of Virginia raised $7,000 to save some of the …

Dogwood Festival Underway in Charlottesville
March 28, 2018 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Dogwood Festival Underway in Charlottesville
Dogwood Festival Underway in Charlottesville

The 69th annual Dogwood Festival is well underway in the Charlottesville, Virginia, region. It honors the official flower and tree of Virginia.
The festival runs through May 5, 2018, and features a pageant, parade, concert, fireworks …

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 …

Richmond Rose Society Show
September 4, 2015 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Richmond Rose Society Show
Richmond Rose Society Show

The Richmond Rose Society Show takes place October 3 and 4, 2015, in the auditorium of the Education and Library Complex of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, Virginia.
Here’s a chance to see …

Tulip Time
April 13, 2015 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Tulip Time
Tulip Time

There’s nothing that says springtime more than a tulip festival, and there are at least a dozen from which to choose, Road Trips Gardeners. April and May are the best times to see the flowers …

American Daffodil Society
March 23, 2015 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on American Daffodil Society
American Daffodil Society

The annual convention of the American Daffodil Society takes place April 9 through 12, 2015, in the Fort Macgruder Hotel and Conference Center, 6945 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia.
A daffodil show, garden tours and featured …

Spring Garden Expos
January 6, 2015 – 8:10 pm | Comments Off on Spring Garden Expos
Spring Garden Expos

If it’s winter, it must be time to think about what you’re going to be doing outdoors once spring arrives.
A raft of indoor expositions are planned from coast to coast to help with that planning. …

Two Home & Garden Shows
January 5, 2015 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Two Home & Garden Shows
Two Home &  Garden Shows

Heading southeast, Road Trips Gardeners? Both the Greater Roanoke Home & Garden Show and the Volusia County Home & Garden Show take place January 9 through 11, 2015.
The sixth annual Roanoke show takes place in …

Bouquets: French Still Life Painting
December 10, 2014 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Bouquets: French Still Life Painting
Bouquets: French Still Life Painting

The first major American exhibition to consider the French floral still life across the 19th century premiered last October at the Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, Texas.
“Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin …

Pomegranates and Persimmons
September 15, 2014 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Pomegranates and Persimmons
Pomegranates and Persimmons

Your Road Trips Gardener had a grandfather who thought everything he planted in his backyard should work as hard as he did. So, we had raspberry bushes and an asparagus plot and cherry trees and …