Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
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If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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Flower of the Day: White Roses
April 24, 2021 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: White Roses
Flower of the Day: White Roses

The austere elegance of white roses formed a bouquet in a guest room at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon.
(Photo ©2012 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Petunias
April 17, 2021 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Petunias
Flower of the Day: Petunias

Festive magenta petunias fill a hanging planter at a restaurant in eastern Kazakhstan.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Rose
February 29, 2020 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Rose
Flower of the Day: Rose

A solitary red rose blooms in the courtyard of a house in Uzbekistan.
(Photo ©2017) by Susan McKee)

Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show
October 23, 2019 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show
Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show

The 11th annual Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show will be held November 14, 15, and 16, 2019, in the Tüyap Exhibition and Congress Center, Istanbul, Turkey.
On display will be hundreds of varieties of plants …

Flower of the Day: Desert Bloom
February 23, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Desert Bloom
Flower of the Day: Desert Bloom

Dark pink flowers provide a burst of color in the rock and sand of a Central Asian desert in 2017.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea
February 2, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea
Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea

Shocking pink is definitely the favorite color at Michèle’s Garden Bed & Breakfast in Anjuna, Goa, India.
The tropical climate allows the bougainvillea blossoms to flourish.
(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

Eurasia Plant Fair in Istanbul
November 10, 2018 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Eurasia Plant Fair in Istanbul
Eurasia Plant Fair in Istanbul

Eurasia Plant Fair and Flower Show Istanbul is a three day event being held November 22, 23 and 24, 2018 at the TUYAP Fuar ve Kongre Merkezi (TUYAP Fair and Convention Center) in Istanbul, Turkey.
Aimed …

Flower of the Day: Plant Stand Display
January 20, 2018 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Plant Stand Display
Flower of the Day: Plant Stand Display

Sidewalks in cities in Central Asia often have stands with potted flowering plants.
This example is from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, captured on a sunny autumn day. The fanciful scrollwork is the perfect complement to the bright …

Flower of the Day: Red Rose
December 30, 2017 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Red Rose
Flower of the Day: Red Rose

On an early autumn afternoon, a red single rose remains on a bush planted in a courtyard in Bukhara, Uzbekistan.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Pink Begonias
December 23, 2017 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink Begonias
Flower of the Day: Pink Begonias

A pot of pink begonias delights passers-by on a street in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)