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.
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Flowers of the Day: Rose Bouquet in Yarra Valley
May 22, 2021 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Flowers of the Day: Rose Bouquet in Yarra Valley
Flowers of the Day: Rose Bouquet in Yarra Valley

Many colors of roses brighten an improvised bouquet placed in a white metal pitcher on a table in the Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia.
(Photo ©2005 by Susan McKee)

Toowoomba Clivia Society Show
August 19, 2019 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Toowoomba Clivia Society Show
Toowoomba Clivia Society Show

After bougainvillea, your Road Trips Gardener’s favorite flower is the clivia. Here’s an event that’s definitely on her bucket list.
The Toowoomba Clivia Society holds its annual show during the city’s Carnival of Flowers (September 20 …

Carnival of Flowers in Queensland, Australia
August 9, 2019 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Carnival of Flowers in Queensland, Australia
Carnival of Flowers in Queensland, Australia

The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers takes place September 20 through 29, 2019, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
Keep in mind that September is the start of spring Down Under.
Mass floral displays are planted in Toowoomba city parks …

Carnival of Flowers in Australia
September 13, 2017 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Carnival of Flowers in Australia
Carnival of Flowers in Australia

Road Trips Gardeners headed Down Under might want to check out the Carnival of Flowers in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
It opens Friday (September 15, 2017) and runs through September 24, 2017. The floral parade steps off …

Wildflower Season in Perth, Australia
October 31, 2016 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Wildflower Season in Perth, Australia
Wildflower Season in Perth, Australia

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Experience Perth
The time to check out wildflowers in Perth, Australia, is right now (which is springtime Down Under).
There are more than 12,000 species of wildflowers blooming in Western …

Floriade Opens in Canberra, Australia
September 21, 2016 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Floriade Opens in Canberra, Australia
Floriade Opens in Canberra, Australia

Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere need to be reminded that the seasons Down Under are the opposite.
for example, Floriade – Australia’s biggest celebration of spring – opened last weekend in Canberra for the …

Ballarat Begonia Festival
December 12, 2014 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Ballarat Begonia Festival
Ballarat Begonia Festival

If you’re heading Down Under next year, Road Trips Gardeners, and Melbourne is on your agenda, consider a swing out to the Ballarat Begonia Festival.
It takes place March 7, 8 and 9, 2015, at Lake …

Lotus Flower Season
December 8, 2014 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Lotus Flower Season
Lotus Flower Season

The Blue Lotus Water Garden opens December 27, 2014, for its annual Lotus Flower Season, which runs through April 7, 2015, at 2628 Warburton Highway, Yarra Junction, Victoria, Australia.
The water garden features thousands of lotus …

Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina
November 26, 2014 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina
Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina

Heading Down Under later this month? Consider a stop at Open Garden Weekend at Warratina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Road, Seville, Victoria, Australia.
It takes place November 29 and 30, 2014.
This is a private garden, …

Floriade 2014
August 27, 2014 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Floriade 2014
Floriade 2014

Winter’s waning and spring’s just around the corner Down Under. That means it’s time for Floriade 2014. It’s set for September 13 through October 12, 2014, in Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia.
If you happen to be …