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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La Batalla de Flores de Laredo
August 17, 2015 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on La Batalla de Flores de Laredo
La Batalla de Flores de Laredo

It’s called the Battle of the Flowers, although the competition is artistic rather than martial.
On the last Friday of August (August 28, 2015, this year) groups of local residents of Laredo, Spain (arranged in …

Le Jardin du Monastère des Hospitalières
August 9, 2013 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Le Jardin du Monastère des Hospitalières
Le Jardin du Monastère des Hospitalières

If you’re going to be in Montréal, Québec, Canada, later this summer, you might want to put one of these upcoming tours on your schedule, Road Trips Gardeners.
Le Jardin du Monastère des Hospitalières is the …

Highgrove Florilegium in Brussels
August 7, 2013 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Highgrove Florilegium in Brussels
Highgrove Florilegium in Brussels

For five years, some of the world’s best botanical illustrators were invited by H.R.H Prince Charles of Wales to create drawings and watercolors based on the plants growing in his garden at his Highgrove estate …

Global Kitchen Garden
July 29, 2013 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Global Kitchen Garden
Global Kitchen Garden

If you like growing your own food, here’s an exhibit you’ll want to see, Road Trips Gardeners. (You’ll need to hop across the pond, because it’s at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, London, England — …

Swiss Dahlias
July 26, 2013 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Swiss Dahlias
Swiss Dahlias

Dahlia aficionados headed to Switzerland shouldn’t miss a stop at the shoreline of Lake Geneva in Morges (map).
From now through October, some 2,250 dahlias will be in bloom between the castle and the Parc de …

Helsinki’s Rose Garden
July 24, 2013 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Helsinki’s Rose Garden
Helsinki’s Rose Garden

If you’ll be in Helsinki, Finland, this summer, Road Trips Gardeners be sure to stop by the Rose Garden — it’s in bloom from July until late autumn. (Do note that we’re talking about the …

Tudor Place Landscape Tour
July 22, 2013 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Tudor Place Landscape Tour
Tudor Place Landscape Tour

Road Trips Gardeners can learn about the history and horticulture of centuries-old trees, heirloom plants and flowers and fragrant English boxwood on a guided walk across 5.5 acres and two centuries of landscape design at …

100 years of Méret Oppenheim
July 19, 2013 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on 100 years of Méret Oppenheim
100 years of Méret Oppenheim

Basel, Switzerland, has a unique garden exhibit in the works.
Called the “100 years of Méret Oppenheim – the secret of vegetation” combines sculpture and nature in a project centered around the Surrealist artist’s 100th birthday …

Gardens of New Orleans – Not!
July 17, 2013 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Gardens of New Orleans – Not!
Gardens of New Orleans – Not!

If you’re meandering the Midwest but have a hankering for Louisiana, Road Trips Gardeners, consider a stop at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 South Calhoun Street Fort Wayne, Indiana (map) for a quick immersion into …

Chihuly: Secret Garden
June 29, 2013 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Chihuly: Secret Garden
Chihuly: Secret Garden

They’re not really flowers, but simulacra — impressions of flowers fashioned in glass by the artisans in Dale Chihuly‘s studio.
“Chihuly: Secret Garden” opens today (June 29, 2013) at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 …