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.
You …

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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 …

Flower of the Day: Orange Roses
May 8, 2021 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Orange Roses
Flower of the Day: Orange Roses

Pretty light orange roses contrast with dark green leaves for a restaurant table floral display in Cebu, Philippines, in 2007.
(Photo ©2007 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Altria Hotel Arrangement
May 1, 2021 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Altria Hotel Arrangement
Flower of the Day: Altria Hotel Arrangement

Not sure what these flowers are, but their hue certainly is enhanced by the red glass vases (and the red book) in the lobby of the Altria Hotel in Macau.
(Photo by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day: Autumn in Kyoto
April 10, 2021 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Autumn in Kyoto
Flower(s) of the Day: Autumn in Kyoto

A festive bouquet of blossoms brightens a fall afternoon in Kyoto, Japan.
(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

Cherry Blossom Time in Japan
March 22, 2021 – 7:34 pm | Comments Off on Cherry Blossom Time in Japan
Cherry Blossom Time in Japan

Maybe next year Road Trips Gardeners will be able to experience Cherry Blossom season in Japan in person.
Cherry blossoms usually open between mid-March and early May. In 2021, cherry blossoms started March 15 in Tokyo. …

“Flower” of the Day: Silvery Aluminum
March 7, 2020 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on “Flower” of the Day: Silvery Aluminum
“Flower” of the Day: Silvery Aluminum

Whaddya do when a plant produces no flowers?
Faced with this problem on a Dracaena in the lobby of Mémoire d’Angkor Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia, the staff came up with a novel (and long-lasting) solution: flowers …

Flower of the Day: Orchids
January 18, 2020 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Orchids
Flower of the Day: Orchids

The Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, is filled with orchids in many colors blooming in profusion.
There are multitudes throughout the lobby and in the restaurant (such as these).
You can read my review of the Shangri-La Bangkok …

Flower of the Day: Orchids
December 14, 2019 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Orchids
Flower of the Day: Orchids

The lobby of the Shangri-La Bangkok Hotel in Thailand’s capital city is filled with orchids.
This urn is just part of the display, which features thousands of blooms in many colors.
(If you want to read more …

Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival in Japan
October 11, 2019 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival in Japan
Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival in Japan

The Urasa Chrysanthemum Festival takes place October 31, 2019, through November 10, 209, on the grounds of the Bishamondo Temple, 2495, Urasa, Minamiuonuma-shi, Niigata, Japan. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The flowers on display …

Beijing Horticultural Exposition
September 9, 2019 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Beijing Horticultural Exposition
Beijing Horticultural Exposition

The Beijing Horticultural Exposition is well underway Yanqing District of China’s capital. It opened April 28, 2019, and runs through October 7, 2019.
A massive expo, there are five main venues: International Pavilion, China Pavilion, Botanical …