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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Flower of the Day: Red!
August 24, 2019 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Red!
Flower of the Day: Red!

Summer blossoms in a riot of red enliven the front yard of a house in the German Village neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
(Photo ©2019 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Yellow Iris
July 20, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Yellow Iris
Flower of the Day: Yellow Iris

Sunny yellow iris bloom in Schiller Park, a centerpiece of the German Village neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
(Photo @2019 by Susan McKee)

Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio
April 26, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio
Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio

The tropical bonsai collection of the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio, will be on display June 3 through November 12, 2017.
The trees are showcased within a Japanese-inspired garden in the Dorothy …

Opening Today: Midwest Green Industry Xperience
January 15, 2017 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on Opening Today: Midwest Green Industry Xperience
Opening Today: Midwest Green Industry Xperience

The public (yes, Road Trips Gardeners too) are welcome to register for the Midwest Green Industry Xperience, which opens today in the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio.
A tradeshow, MGIX is …

Haus und Garten Tour
June 13, 2014 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Haus und Garten Tour
Haus und Garten Tour

Every last Sunday of June, Columbus, Ohio’s German Village neighborhood opens its doors and garden gates for the German Village Society’s annual Haus und Garten Tour.
During the 55th edition, set for June 29, 2014, visitors …

Garden Shows
January 3, 2013 – 7:28 pm | Comments Off on Garden Shows
Garden Shows

Sometimes the only way a Road Trips Gardener can get through winter is by visiting a home and garden show. Scheduled mostly at the end of winter, these merchandising extravaganzas tempt us away from the …

National Miniature Rose Conference
July 16, 2012 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on National Miniature Rose Conference
National Miniature Rose Conference

The 14th annual National Miniature Conference and Rose Show of the American Rose Society is set for July 27, 28 and 29, 2012, in the DoubleTree Hotel Columbus-Worthington, 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio (map)
“Beautiful Ohio …

Orchid Forest
December 27, 2010 – 10:34 pm | Comments Off on Orchid Forest
Orchid Forest

An Orchid Forest will be open January 15 through April 3, 2011, in the Pacific Island Water Garden of the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio.
Just when you’re craving warmth and …

Holidays at the Conservatory
December 2, 2010 – 4:10 am | Comments Off on Holidays at the Conservatory
Holidays at the Conservatory

An annual Central Ohio tradition, Holidays at the Conservatory includes poinsettias (don’t miss the 10-foot-tall poinsettia “tree”), but also Candlelight Nights, Candlelight Dinners and a new-this-year music box model train by garden railway designer Paul …