Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
July 28, 2022 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off on Without Bugs, There are No Gardens

If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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Annual Conference of GardenComm Takes Place in August
March 24, 2023 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Annual Conference of GardenComm Takes Place in August

GardenComm 2023 ConferenceGardenComm celebrates its 75 years at the annual conference August 1 through 5, 2023. Non-members can attend, but there’s a significant discount for members (so you might consider joining).

included are a dozen education sessions and workshops, garden tours, and the National Garden Bureau’s “What’s New for 2024”.

The conference will be held in the Hilton Minneapolis Downtown, 1001 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota. All of the conference education sessions, networking, and select hosted functions, will be held in the Marquette and Orchestra Ballrooms located on the 2nd floor of the Hilton Minneapolis Downtown. Registration will be stationed in the Marquette Ballroom Foyer. All transportation to offsite functions will leave from this hotel.

There are no booths or an exhibit hall at the GardeComm Conference. Attendees will have an opportunity to attend the Garden Center Conference & Expo hall on the 3rd floor, during the designated reception function. This conference is primarily for owners, executives, managers, and team members of independent garden centers in the U.S. and Canada.

National Orchid Day is April 16
March 19, 2023 – 12:49 am | Comments Off on National Orchid Day is April 16
National Orchid Day is April 16

Soak, Drain, Thrive! It literally takes 3 minutes to step up your orchid game and keep them thriving. It could be a lifetime of beauty if you stay in a routine, counsels Westerlay Orchids.

Gardening: One of the Most Popular Hobbies in America
March 12, 2023 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Gardening: One of the Most Popular Hobbies in America
Gardening: One of the Most Popular Hobbies in America

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A recent report by Bigger Garden has shown that gardening has become one of the most popular hobbies in America, with 55% of American households actively gardening. In fact, …

The Orchid Show: Natural Heritage
March 10, 2023 – 8:15 pm | Comments Off on The Orchid Show: Natural Heritage
The Orchid Show: Natural Heritage

“The Orchid Show: Natural Heritage” at the New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York, continues through April 23, 2023.
The 20th annual Orchid Show, designed by landscape artist Lily Kwong, features immersive …

Home & Garden Show
March 8, 2023 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on Home & Garden Show
Home & Garden Show

Get a jump start on warm weather projects at the Home & Garden Show in Great Bend, Kansas.
It will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 25, 2023, in the Great Bend Events …

Wildflowers Around Lake Havasu
March 6, 2023 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Wildflowers Around Lake Havasu
Wildflowers Around Lake Havasu

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Lake Havasu City will be “wild” this spring. More than 20 wildflowers and flowering plants bloom throughout the region.
Thanks to abundant winter rainfall, the desert is expected to come …

“Art in Bloom” Returns to Indy’s Newfields
February 27, 2023 – 1:00 am | Comments Off on “Art in Bloom” Returns to Indy’s Newfields
“Art in Bloom” Returns to Indy’s Newfields

“Art in Bloom” will return to Newfields in Indianapolis, Indiana, for a third annual celebration set for March 23 through March 26, 2023.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art galleries as well as the Lilly House will …

Juniper Level Botanic Garden’s Open Garden Weekends
February 24, 2023 – 1:35 am | Comments Off on Juniper Level Botanic Garden’s Open Garden Weekends
Juniper Level Botanic Garden’s Open Garden Weekends

Juniper Level Botanic Garden in Raleigh, North Carolina (part of North Carolina State University), announces eight Open Garden weekends during 2023 for self-guided tours, talks with experts, enjoyment of seasonal blooms, and plant purchases.
“Two weekends …

Millions of daffodil bloom at Gibbs Garden
February 23, 2023 – 5:56 pm | Comments Off on Millions of daffodil bloom at Gibbs Garden
Millions of daffodil bloom at Gibbs Garden

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More than 60 varieties of early, mid and late blooming daffodils appear every two weeks for a full six weeks of flowers in every shade of yellow—from almost white to …

Orchid Shows Brighten the Winter
February 1, 2023 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Orchid Shows Brighten the Winter
Orchid Shows Brighten the Winter

If it’s February it must be the time for orchid shows. The wild tropical plant that’s become a reliable greenhouse bloomer brightens the days as the countdown to spring continues.
Orchidaceae, the Orchid family, is a …

Terra Botanica in Angers, France
January 30, 2023 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on Terra Botanica in Angers, France
Terra Botanica in Angers, France

Terra Botanica, Route d’épinard, Angers, France, said to be the world’s first plant-dedicated theme park, opens for the season March 25, 2023.
The attractions range from the fanciful (a virtual reality tour) to the practical (a …