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.
Road Trips Gardeners know that some of the best gardens in the world are found in the United Kingdom. Of course …

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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, …

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)

Auckland Garden Design Fest
October 25, 2019 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Auckland Garden Design Fest
Auckland Garden Design Fest

The Auckland Garden DesignFest will showcase 20 private gardens November 16 and 17, 2019, in and around Auckland, New Zealand.
The biennial event, initiated by the Garden Design Society of New Zealand and run as a …

Teuila Festival Opens Today in Samoa
September 1, 2019 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Teuila Festival Opens Today in Samoa
Teuila Festival Opens Today in Samoa

Lucky Road Trips Gardeners have already arrived in Samoa for the annual Teuila Festival.
Taking place today (September 1, 2019) through September 7, 2019, in Apia, it was established in 1991 and named after the …

Toowoomba Clivia Society Show
August 19, 2019 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Toowoomba Clivia Society Show
Toowoomba Clivia Society Show

After bougainvillea, your Road Trips Gardener’s favorite flower is the clivia. Here’s an event that’s definitely on her bucket list.
The Toowoomba Clivia Society holds its annual show during the city’s Carnival of Flowers (September 20 …

Carnival of Flowers in Queensland, Australia
August 9, 2019 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Carnival of Flowers in Queensland, Australia
Carnival of Flowers in Queensland, Australia

The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers takes place September 20 through 29, 2019, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
Keep in mind that September is the start of spring Down Under.
Mass floral displays are planted in Toowoomba city parks …

Flower of the Day: Jacaranda
October 27, 2018 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Jacaranda
Flower of the Day: Jacaranda

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Destination New South Wales
Love flowering Jacaranda trees? Road Trips Gardeners should head to Sydney and new South Wales, Australia, to immerse themselves in a sea of purple, now …

New Zealand Flower & Garden Show
November 8, 2017 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on New Zealand Flower & Garden Show
New Zealand Flower & Garden Show

The New Zealand Flower & Garden Show is set for November 29 through December 3, 2017, in the Trusts Arena, 65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson, Auckland. (It’s spring Down Under, remember.)
There’ll be International Display Gardens, …

New Zealand Flower & Garden Show
October 23, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on New Zealand Flower & Garden Show
New Zealand Flower & Garden Show

The New Zealand Flower & Garden Show takes place November 29 through December 3, 2017, in the Trusts Arena, 65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand.
(Remember that spring has just arrived in the Southern …

Wildflower Show and Spring Festival in Australia
September 18, 2017 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Wildflower Show and Spring Festival in Australia
Wildflower Show and Spring Festival in Australia

If you’re not headed Down Under, you’ll miss the Wildflower Show and Spring Festival in the Shire of Ravensthorpe, Western Australia.
Underway now, it continues through Saturday (September 23, 2017).
Known for its biodiversity, coastline, and national …