Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
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If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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Winter Flower and Train Show
January 2, 2015 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Winter Flower and Train Show
Winter Flower and Train Show

It’s not too late to celebrate the holiday season at the Winter Flower and Train Show. It’s open in the Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 North Stockton Drive, Chicago, Illinois, through Sunday (January 4, 2015).
Model trains …

Today’s the Last Day….
December 31, 2014 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Today’s the Last Day….
Today’s the Last Day….

The Holiday Poinsettia Show closes today (December 31, 2014) at the Luthy Botanical Garden, 2520 North Prospect, Peoria, Illinois.
If you’re anywhere in west-north-central Illinois, swing by to see how their tropical collection blends with hundreds …

“Silver Linings” at Chicago’s Garfield Park
December 29, 2014 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on “Silver Linings” at Chicago’s Garfield Park
“Silver Linings” at Chicago’s Garfield Park

In June 2011, the Garfield Park Conservatory stood in the path of one of the worst hail storms Chicago has ever seen. After years of construction, limited access, and the challenges of protecting the plant …

Holiday Flower Show in Minnesota
December 26, 2014 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Holiday Flower Show in Minnesota
Holiday Flower Show in Minnesota

Christmas may be over, but the Holiday Flower Show continues through January 4, 2015, in the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory of the Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
A tradition begun in …

Poinsettias and Model Trains
December 24, 2014 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias and Model Trains
Poinsettias and Model Trains

More than 5,600 poinsettia plants in 26 different varieties — multi-hued, deep red, sparkling white and speckled — are grown in greenhouses starting as early as July for the annual holiday show in Lauritzen Gardens, …

Poinsettias in Buffalo
December 19, 2014 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias in Buffalo
Poinsettias in Buffalo

Thousands of holiday flowers will brighten the conservatory of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo, New York, through January 4, 2015, during the annual Poinsettia Show.
This year’s theme is …

Poinsettias at Bedford Falls
December 17, 2014 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias at Bedford Falls
Poinsettias at Bedford Falls

The annual poinsettia show at the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Baltimore, Maryland, runs through January 4, 2015.
This year, the show’s theme is Bedford Falls (yes, the town of “It’s …

Bouquets: French Still Life Painting
December 10, 2014 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Bouquets: French Still Life Painting
Bouquets: French Still Life Painting

The first major American exhibition to consider the French floral still life across the 19th century premiered last October at the Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, Texas.
“Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin …

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 …

The Flower of the Season: Poinsettia
December 7, 2014 – 11:46 pm | Comments Off on The Flower of the Season: Poinsettia
The Flower of the Season: Poinsettia

A quick way to catch the holiday spirit is a wander through a holiday flower show.
‘Tis the season for holiday flower shows, and the flower of choice is the poinsettia. Purists know that the colorful …