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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Flower(s) of the Day: Tropical Bouquet
May 29, 2021 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Tropical Bouquet
Flower(s) of the Day: Tropical Bouquet

A bouquet of colorful tropical flowers (with the vase wrapped in a leaf) on a table in Bully Restaurant, Kosrae, a few years ago.
According to Wikipedia: Kosrae, formerly known as Kusaie or Strong’s Island, …

Wild and Beautiful in San Diego
May 26, 2021 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Wild and Beautiful in San Diego
Wild and Beautiful in San Diego

“Wild and Beautiful“, a sculpture exhibit presented in partnership with the Oceanside Museum of Art Artist Alliance, continues through August 1, 2021, at the San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, California.
Inspired by …

Roy Lichtenstein: Monet’s Garden Goes Pop!
May 24, 2021 – 8:24 pm | Comments Off on Roy Lichtenstein: Monet’s Garden Goes Pop!
Roy Lichtenstein: Monet’s Garden Goes Pop!

“Roy Lichtenstein: Monet’s Garden Goes Pop!” continues through June 27, 2021, at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 1534 Mound Street,
Sarasota, Florida.
This exhibition showcases the legendary Pop artist’s screen prints based on Claude Monet’s paintings of …

Flowers of the Day: Rose Bouquet in Yarra Valley
May 22, 2021 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Flowers of the Day: Rose Bouquet in Yarra Valley
Flowers of the Day: Rose Bouquet in Yarra Valley

Many colors of roses brighten an improvised bouquet placed in a white metal pitcher on a table in the Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia.
(Photo ©2005 by Susan McKee)

Strawberry Hill House and Garden
May 19, 2021 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Strawberry Hill House and Garden
Strawberry Hill House and Garden

Created by writer Horace Walpole (1717-1797), Strawberry Hill House (known as Britain’s finest example of domestic Georgian Gothic revival architecture) reopened to the public Monday (May 17, 2021) at 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, England.
Strawberry …

Pollinator Park . . . Coming Soon!
May 17, 2021 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Pollinator Park . . . Coming Soon!
Pollinator Park . . . Coming Soon!

Poln8rs Plus, a non-profit conservation organization, is purchasing 134 acres near Calhoun Falls in Abbeville County, South Carlina to open a first-of-its-kind fully dedicated Pollinator Park.
When completed, this agri-tourism attraction will feature 20 …

Flowers of the Day: Tropical Blooms
May 15, 2021 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Flowers of the Day: Tropical Blooms
Flowers of the Day: Tropical Blooms

Singapore’s Changi Airport is known for its lavish amenities, including a cactus garden, canopy park, and waterfall. Some of its attractions (the butterfly garden and the sunflower garden, for example) are closed due to the …

Blessing of the Blossoms This Weekend
May 14, 2021 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Blessing of the Blossoms This Weekend
Blessing of the Blossoms This Weekend

This year’s Blessing of the Blossoms will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday (May 16, 2021), at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 12675 Center Road, Traverse City, Michigan — on the Old Mission Peninsula.
The event …

Sunbelt Ag Expo Returns in October
May 12, 2021 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Sunbelt Ag Expo Returns in October
Sunbelt Ag Expo Returns in October

Sunbelt Ag Expo, The agricultural-based trade show, will be held on Oct. 19, 20, and 21, 2021, at Spence Field in Moultrie, Georgia. The event was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic.
Called “North …

Canada’s Tulip Festival is Virtual This Year
May 10, 2021 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Canada’s Tulip Festival is Virtual This Year
Canada’s Tulip Festival is Virtual This Year

Yes, Road Trips Gardeners, the pandemic has altered the Canadian Tulip Festival. Unfortunately for all of us, travel is discouraged at this time (and US residents can’t cross the border anyway).
Fans of the festival are …