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.

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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 of the Day: Pale Pink Rose
June 12, 2021 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pale Pink Rose
Flower of the Day: Pale Pink Rose

Roses were in bloom when your Road Trips Gardener visited the Botanic Garden in Prague, Czech Republic, in September 2011.
(Photo ©2011 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Orange Exotica
June 5, 2021 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Orange Exotica
Flower of the Day: Orange Exotica

Nope: I don’t know what orange blooms are in this vase, but the base seems to be coffee beans!
The artistic arrangement was in the lobby of a fancy hotel in Zagreb, Croatia, in 2005.
(Photo ©2005 …

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 …

British Flowers Week in June
April 28, 2021 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on British Flowers Week in June
British Flowers Week in June

The Garden Museum’s annual British Flowers Week exhibition is returning to London, England, this summer, in partnership with founders New Covent Garden Market. Uniting florists, flower growers, wholesalers, and flower lovers, British Flowers Week is …

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 …

GROW by Daan Roosegaarde
January 21, 2021 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on GROW by Daan Roosegaarde
GROW by Daan Roosegaarde

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
Daan Roosegaarde’s latest artwork GROW is an homage to the beauty and importance of agriculture. In the world film premiere GROW appears as a luminous dreamscape. Red and blue …

Super Nature Artists at Garden Museum in London
September 30, 2020 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Super Nature Artists at Garden Museum in London
Super Nature Artists at Garden Museum in London

For Road Trips Gardeners able to get to the United Kingdom this month, “Super Nature” will be open for just one weekend — October 9 through 11, 2020, at the Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace …

“The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art
June 19, 2020 – 9:12 pm | Comments Off on “The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art
“The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art

Road Trips Gardeners no doubt know that some of the greatest painters in history were inspired by their gardens. Having a garden close to one’s home or studio is not only convenient for daily material …

Flower(s) of the Day: Edinburgh, Scotland
June 6, 2020 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Edinburgh, Scotland
Flower(s) of the Day: Edinburgh, Scotland

Thinking about trip I made to Scotland a few years ago.
Wandering the downtown streets turned up multitudes of flowers in window boxes and planters.
Today’s photos are a small sampling from that trip in September 2013.
(Photos …

A Video Visit to Keukenhof
April 29, 2020 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on A Video Visit to Keukenhof
A Video Visit to Keukenhof

As of March 14, 2020, an emergency regulation of the Dutch government is in force, with the aim to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
It states that meetings with more than 100 people are not …