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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Holiday Light Show at Rotary Gardens in Janesville
October 31, 2022 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off on Holiday Light Show at Rotary Gardens in Janesville
Holiday Light Show at Rotary Gardens in Janesville

A Holiday Light Show illuminates the Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, Wisconsin, each year.
This annual holiday event is a seasonal escape into a winter wonderland of more than one million twinkling lights and …

Colors of Autumn: Chrysanthemums at Meijer Gardens
September 1, 2022 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Colors of Autumn: Chrysanthemums at Meijer Gardens
Colors of Autumn: Chrysanthemums at Meijer Gardens

Celebrating its 24th year at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, “Chrysanthemums & More!” features the element of surprise created by fall plantings used in uncommon color …

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 …

It’s Lilac Time in Lombard
May 7, 2021 – 10:15 pm | Comments Off on It’s Lilac Time in Lombard
It’s Lilac Time in Lombard

Lilac Time is well underway in Lombard, Illinois. It opened May 1, 2021, in the Chicago suburb, and continues through May 16, 2021, in Lilacia Park, 150 South Park Avenue, Lombard.
Lilacia Park tours are given …

“Curious Caterpillars” in Rotary Botanical Gardens
May 5, 2021 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on “Curious Caterpillars” in Rotary Botanical Gardens
“Curious Caterpillars” in Rotary Botanical Gardens

“Curious Caterpillars”, a garden art exhibit, is on display in the Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, Wisconsin, through mid-September.
This year’s exhibit is handcrafted wooden caterpillars built by RBG volunteers then painted and embellished …

Decorator’s Show House . . . and Gardens
April 14, 2021 – 8:13 am | Comments Off on Decorator’s Show House . . . and Gardens
Decorator’s Show House . . . and Gardens

A Midwestern favorite returns this month. The country’s “longest-running show house event”, celebrating its 60th anniversary, returns for daily tours April 24 through May 9, 2021.
This year’s show house is the Columns on Meridian, 5417 …

“Saturation” of Flowers in Chicago
April 9, 2021 – 11:52 pm | Comments Off on “Saturation” of Flowers in Chicago
“Saturation” of Flowers in Chicago

“Saturation”, the spring flower show at Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, is on display through Mother’s Day, May 9, 2021.
This year’s show will immerse visitors in virtually the entire spectrum …

Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis
March 17, 2021 – 9:17 pm | Comments Off on Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis
Wildflower Weekend in Indianapolis

The annual Wildflower Weekend takes place April 17 and 18, 2021, in Eagle Creek Park, 7840 West 56th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. Hours both days are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Included in gate admission are themed …

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.
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 …

Flower(s) of the Day: A Window Box in Iowa
December 19, 2020 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: A Window Box in Iowa
Flower(s) of the Day: A Window Box in Iowa

Just what we need on a cold winter’s day — flowers in a window box.
These brighten a building in the Amana Colonies, Iowa.
(Photo ©2012 by Susan McKee)