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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Alpine Blossom Festival
July 15, 2015 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Alpine Blossom Festival
Alpine Blossom Festival

Nope. It’s not too late to see wildflowers. Just head north to the Alpine Blossom Festival, set for July 31 through August 2, 2015, at Sun Peaks Resort, 1280 Alpine Road, Sun Peaks, British Columbia, …

The Herbarium Project
July 4, 2014 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on The Herbarium Project
The Herbarium Project

“The Herbarium Project” is an exhibition of oil paintings by Karen Yurkovich. It’s open through August 23, 2014, in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Yurkovich explores humankind’s complex and variegated …

Vancouver’s Cherry Blossoms
February 13, 2013 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Vancouver’s Cherry Blossoms
Vancouver’s Cherry Blossoms

Thanks to the mild climate in this part of Canada’s British Columbia, Vancouver starts to spring out of winter earlier than you might imagine. As early as late February, visitors and locals can witness the …

Late Varieties of Chrysanthemum
October 10, 2012 – 3:35 pm | Comments Off on Late Varieties of Chrysanthemum
Late Varieties of Chrysanthemum

Late Chrysanthemums will be showcased from noon until 4 p.m. November 23 2012, at the Garden Works, 4746 SE Marine Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada (map)
The show and sale are sponsored by the Point Grey …

Two Sales at VanDusen
September 24, 2012 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Two Sales at VanDusen
Two Sales at VanDusen

If you’re near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the end of the month, consider rolling past the VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5521 Oak Street, Vancouver (map).
The first is the annual Compost & Spring Bulb Sale, …

Vancouver: Cherry Blossoms and More
February 15, 2012 – 12:51 am | One Comment
Vancouver: Cherry Blossoms and More

As early as late February, Road Trips Gardeners will see trees along the streets of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, turning cherry pink with the blossoming of the city’s 37,000 flowering cherry trees. Come spring, 35 …

Festival of Lights
December 23, 2011 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Festival of Lights
Festival of Lights

OK, so it’s not garden weather. It is, however, holiday lights weather!
Check out the display at the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It’s open from 4:30 …

Chinese New Year’s in a Chinese Garden?
December 7, 2011 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Chinese New Year’s in a Chinese Garden?
Chinese New Year’s in a Chinese Garden?

What better place to ring in the Year of the Dragon than the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The garden, at 578 Carrall Street in the Canadian city’s Chinatown neighborhood, …

Top 5 Places to Experience Nature in Richmond
December 26, 2010 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Top 5 Places to Experience Nature in Richmond
Top 5 Places to Experience Nature in Richmond

by Joanne Sasvari
Tourism Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
Standing amid the cool modern architecture of Richmond’s urban city core, you might find it hard to believe that this is a paradise …

Festival of Lights
November 8, 2010 – 12:49 am | Comments Off on Festival of Lights
Festival of Lights

OK, Road Trips Gardeners, perhaps the plants are a bit obscured by the holiday dazzle — but, still, it’s fun to walk through the VanDeusen Botanical Garden during the annual Festival of Lights. The central …