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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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 …

Frederik Meijer Gardens Celebrates 25 Years Today
April 20, 2020 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Frederik Meijer Gardens Celebrates 25 Years Today
Frederik Meijer Gardens Celebrates 25 Years Today

April 20, 1995: It’s been a quarter century since the first visitors arrived at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
What started with the dream of Betsy Borre and the West …

Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia
January 25, 2020 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia
Flower of the Day: Rudbeckia

This photographer’s favorite summer flower is rudbeckia — probably because its common name is Black-Eyed Susan (even though she seldom, if ever, sports black eyes).
These Black-Eyed Susans (probably goldsturm or fulgida variety) were snapped in …

Christmas & Holiday Traditions at Meijer Gardens
November 20, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Christmas & Holiday Traditions at Meijer Gardens
Christmas & Holiday Traditions at Meijer Gardens

Experience the wonder of the holidays at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, with the annual Christmas & Holiday Traditions exhibition, on display November 26, 2019, through …

Fall Bonsai Show at Meijer Gardens
September 23, 2019 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Fall Bonsai Show at Meijer Gardens
Fall Bonsai Show at Meijer Gardens

A Fall Bonsai Show takes place October 5 and 6, 2019, at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. October 5, …

“Standard Flower Show” at Meijer Gardens
August 14, 2019 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on “Standard Flower Show” at Meijer Gardens
“Standard Flower Show” at Meijer Gardens

A “Standard Flower Show” is set for September 7 and 8, 2019, in the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
This show features floral designs and a horticulture …

The Garden Show on Mackinac Island
July 31, 2019 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on The Garden Show on Mackinac Island
The Garden Show on Mackinac Island

It’s almost time for the Garden Show at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan. This year’s dates are August 25, 26, and 27, 2019.
Speakers include Jimmy Turner of the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, Australia; Paul …

Lilac Festival on Michigan’s Mackinac Island
May 24, 2019 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Lilac Festival on Michigan’s Mackinac Island
Lilac Festival on Michigan’s Mackinac Island

Spring arrives a little bit later in the northern reaches of Michigan, so the 10-day The Mackinac Island Lilac Festival takes place June 7 through 16, 2019.
The highlight — the Lilac Festival Grand Parade …

Rooftop Sculpture Garden Opens in Michigan
May 22, 2019 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Rooftop Sculpture Garden Opens in Michigan
Rooftop Sculpture Garden Opens in Michigan

The Stuart and Barbara Padnos Rooftop Sculpture Garden, just open at the Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, is part of the “Welcoming the World: Honoring …

Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange
April 10, 2019 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange
Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange

It’s the 90th anniversary year for Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan. The dates are May 4 through 12, 2019.
This year’s theme is “orange” (that’s the color symbolizing the royal family in the Netherlands), so all …