2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.
February 10, 2021 – 11:39 pm | Comments Off on 2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Brenda Ryan for LawnStarter
What says romance better than a dozen roses? How about thousands of roses, along with lilies, tulips, philodendrons, and every other flower you can imagine.
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Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden
March 30, 2021 – 10:01 pm | Comments Off on Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden
Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden

Vita Sackville-West has been called the most visionary British horticulturalist of the 20th Century. From 1946 to 1957, she wrote a weekly column in the Observer depicting her life on an estate named Sissinghurst that …

Flower(s) of the Day: Fez, Morocco
March 27, 2021 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Fez, Morocco
Flower(s) of the Day: Fez, Morocco

A beautiful welcoming bouquet at the entrance to the restaurant Dar Moha Almadina in Fez, Morocco.
(Photo ©2013 by Susan McKee)

Cherry Blossom Time in Japan
March 22, 2021 – 7:34 pm | Comments Off on Cherry Blossom Time in Japan
Cherry Blossom Time in Japan

Maybe next year Road Trips Gardeners will be able to experience Cherry Blossom season in Japan in person.
Cherry blossoms usually open between mid-March and early May. In 2021, cherry blossoms started March 15 in Tokyo. …

Flower of the Day: Yellow Roses
March 20, 2021 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Yellow Roses
Flower of the Day: Yellow Roses

A lavish two-level profusion of yellow roses greeted visitors to the Nyali International Beach Resort just north of Mombasa, Kenya, in 2013.
The Indian Ocean laps the sandy beaches of the resort, which opened in 1946.
(Photo …

Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis
March 17, 2021 – 9:17 pm | Comments Off on Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis
Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis

The annual Wildflower Weekend takes place April 17 and 18, 2021, in Eagle Creek Park, 7840 West 56th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. Hours both days are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Included in gate admission are themed …

Flower(s) of the Day: Lavish Planter
March 13, 2021 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Lavish Planter
Flower(s) of the Day: Lavish Planter

Plants and flowers of all colors are found in this lavish container garden on the grounds of the Severin Sea Lodge in Mombasa, Kenya.
Mombasa, along the shore of the Indian Ocean, is known for its …

Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color in Pittsburgh
March 8, 2021 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color in Pittsburgh
Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color in Pittsburgh

Look up! Spring is in the air at the Spring Flower Show that brings our signature seasonal blooms to new heights.
Don’t miss the show creating color from above, open from March 13, 2021, through April …

Flower of the Day: Hibiscus
March 6, 2021 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Hibiscus
Flower of the Day: Hibiscus

Shocking pink hibiscus bloomed in profusion in the landscaping around the Serena Nairobi Hotel in Kenya in 2013.
According to Wikipedia, hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. The genus is …