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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Plantasia
August 8, 2014 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Plantasia
Plantasia

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
This summer, immerse yourself in nature’s healing sanctuary, ‘Plantasia’, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England, and experience the stimulating, transformative power of plants: from barefoot walking trails and …

Horticultural Expo in Qingdao
August 6, 2014 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Horticultural Expo in Qingdao
Horticultural Expo in Qingdao

Qingdao, a city on China’s east coast, is the host for 2014 International Horticultural Expo. The exhibit, open now, runs through October 25, 2014.
It features a 23,000-square-meter botanical gardens, which uses low-carbon climate-control systems to …

Tomato Tasting
August 4, 2014 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Tomato Tasting
Tomato Tasting

The ninth annual Tomato Tasting takes place August 30, 2014, at Heritage Farm, 3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, Iowa.
It’s sponsored by the Seed Savers Exchange. You can read about the 2013 event online.
Sample dozens of …

Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps
August 1, 2014 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps
Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps

“Following in the Bartrams’ Footsteps” is a traveling exhibition sponsored by the American Society of Botanical Artists.
It’ll be on display at the North Carolina Botanical Garden at the he University of North Carolina at …

Plants, Trees, and Shrubs of New England
July 30, 2014 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Plants, Trees, and Shrubs of New England
Plants, Trees, and Shrubs of New England

“From the Mountains to the Sea: Plants, Trees, and Shrubs of New England”, a juried exhibit of native New England plant portraits by members of the New England Society of Botanical Artists, will be on …

A Wildlife Garden . . . of LEGOs
July 28, 2014 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on A Wildlife Garden . . . of LEGOs
A Wildlife Garden . . . of LEGOs

How about this, Road Trips Gardeners: a wildlife garden built entirely of LEGOs.
You’ll have to take a jaunt across the pond to see it, though. It’s a project of the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, Winkfield Road, …

Summer Flower Show
July 23, 2014 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Summer Flower Show
Summer Flower Show

Road Trips Gardeners driving through Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this summer should schedule a stop at the Summer Flower Show in the Phipps Conservatory, One Schenley Park — especially if they have children in the car.
That’s because …

Signs of Life
July 21, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Signs of Life
Signs of Life

It’s not often that an artist comes up with a new way of seeomg. Robert Bueltman has done just that.
Without using either camera or lens, Buelteman’s technique — which he has dubbed photograms — has …

Community Field Day in Iowa
July 18, 2014 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Community Field Day in Iowa
Community Field Day in Iowa

Driving in eastern Iowa in mid-August, Road Trips Gardeners? Consider a detour to take part in the Community Field Day from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. August 16, 2014, sponsored by Seed Savers Exchange.
You’ll …

Weird, Wild and Wonderful
July 16, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Weird, Wild and Wonderful
Weird, Wild and Wonderful

In homage to the beauty of the botanical world’s most bizarre flora, the New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating …