A Caution in the Age of COVID-19
March 14, 2020 – 9:39 pm | Comments Off on A Caution in the Age of COVID-19

Many events that draw crowds have been postponed or cancelled.
If you’re planning to travel to a flower or garden event, check with the organizers to see that it’s still happening.
It’s probably been canceled, …

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Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
January 24, 2020 – 7:47 am | Comments Off on Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day

Held on the last Saturday in January each year, National Seed Swap Day is a chance for growers to exchange seeds for flowers, vegetables, herbs, and, well, anything that grows from seed.
There are multitudes of …

American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
January 1, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps

The United States Postal Serviceā„¢ celebrates the beauty of American Gardens in a set of commemoratives.
This pane of 20 stamps features ten different photographs of botanic, country estate, and municipal gardens, taken between 1996 and …

Daffodil Festival in Gloucester County, Virginia
February 25, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Daffodil Festival in Gloucester County, Virginia
Daffodil Festival in Gloucester County, Virginia

A Daffodil Festival is set for April 6 and 7, 2019, in Gloucester, Virginia. There will be all the accoutrements of a community festival, including arts & crafts, a limited edition poster, a daffodil queen …

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. …