2023’s Best U. S. Cities for Local Flowers
May 11, 2023 – 10:29 pm | Comments Off on 2023’s Best U. S. Cities for Local Flowers

Looking at five floral categories in the 200 largest U.S. cities, Lawn Love came up with these two lists.
They checked out access to flower shops and specialty-cut flower vendors, consumer ratings, and the number of …

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Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland, England
October 23, 2023 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland, England
Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland, England

Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland, England, has a collection of 38 individual small gardens on an eight-acre site ranging from traditional English cottage gardens, to wildlife, Japanese and French gardens as well as areas for growing …

Flower(s) of the Day: Carnegie Library in Reims
August 19, 2023 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Carnegie Library in Reims
Flower(s) of the Day: Carnegie Library in Reims

Today’s flowers are in a massive planter outside La Bibioteque Municiple de Reims, France. Built in 1927-8, the library (which is still in use) was one of three financed by a donation from Carnegie “pour …

London Flower Workshop Plus Tasting
June 5, 2023 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on London Flower Workshop Plus Tasting
London Flower Workshop Plus Tasting

With London, England, bursting into bloom and flower fever all around, the four AA rosette restaurant, Ormer Mayfair by Sofian at Flemings Mayfair Hotel, has partnered with luxury florist Moyses Stevens to offer a flower …

Chelsea Flower Show in London — Open Now
May 25, 2023 – 7:13 pm | Comments Off on Chelsea Flower Show in London — Open Now
Chelsea Flower Show in London — Open Now

It’s almost over! The 2023 Chelsea Flower Show opened Tuesday and closes May 27, 2023, at London Gate, Royal Hospital Road, Royal Hospital Chelsea, London, England.
At the show, you’ll find amazing garden designs, gorgeous floral …

A Human-Resistant Tulip Debuts
March 29, 2023 – 9:46 pm | Comments Off on A Human-Resistant Tulip Debuts
A Human-Resistant Tulip Debuts

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From Netherlands Tourism
Holland is known for its flowers and every year millions travel to the Dutch tulip fields. Visitors, however, often do not realize that they unknowingly cause damage …

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’√©pinard, 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 …

Christmas Lights at England’s Leeds Castle
November 14, 2022 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Christmas Lights at England’s Leeds Castle
Christmas Lights at England’s Leeds Castle

Christmas Lights will be turned on at Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom, from November 25, 2022, through January 1, 2023.
There will be more than a million lights plus lasers and seasonal soundtracks in play …

Belgium’s Meise Botanic Garden
October 20, 2022 – 10:10 pm | Comments Off on Belgium’s Meise Botanic Garden
Belgium’s Meise Botanic Garden

The new Island Garden at Meise Botanic Garden, located just outside of Brussels, was opened to the public September 21, 2022. Formed by a group of islands with various orientations and levels, the new garden …

Keukenhof Gardeners Plant Flower Bulbs
October 6, 2022 – 12:59 pm | Comments Off on Keukenhof Gardeners Plant Flower Bulbs
Keukenhof Gardeners Plant Flower Bulbs

Today (October 6, 2022), the gardeners at Keukenhof in the Netherlands planted the first flower bulbs. This signalled the start of preparations for the 2023 season.
Over the coming three months, seven million flower bulbs will …

Flower of the Day: Succulent
August 7, 2021 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Succulent
Flower of the Day: Succulent

Well, there’s no flower, but the green leaves of the succulent are gorgeous. Not sure of the name. Perhaps it’s a species of sedum.
This pot decorated a restaurant table in Hamburg, Germany, in 2007.
(Photo ¬©2007 …