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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10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US
March 1, 2020 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on 10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US
10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By the Discoverer Blog
Whether you’re trying to beat the summer heat beneath the leafy shade or escape the winter cold inside tropical greenhouses, botanical gardens are a popular year-round …

Spring Garden Expos
January 6, 2015 – 8:10 pm | Comments Off on Spring Garden Expos
Spring Garden Expos

If it’s winter, it must be time to think about what you’re going to be doing outdoors once spring arrives.
A raft of indoor expositions are planned from coast to coast to help with that planning. …

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 …

Fall Plant and Bulb Sale
September 10, 2014 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Fall Plant and Bulb Sale
Fall Plant and Bulb Sale

Looking for unusual plants and bulbs? If you’re wandering Colorado towards the end of this month, consider scheduling a stop at the Denver Botanic Garden, 1007 York Street, Denver, Colorado, for the Fall Sale.
There will …

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 …

American Society of Botanical Artists’ Conference
July 11, 2014 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on American Society of Botanical Artists’ Conference
American Society of Botanical Artists’ Conference

Registration opens at noon tomorrow (July 12, 2014) for the 2014 Conference of the American Society of Botanical Artists.
It will be held October 16 through 18, 2014, in the Westin Denver Downtown, 1672 Lawrence Street, …

Chihuly Arrives in Denver
June 27, 2014 – 8:48 am | 2 Comments
Chihuly Arrives in Denver

Before he’s done, glass artist Dale Chihuly will have had installations in every major botanical garden from coast to coast (your Road Trips Gardener first saw his work in Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory).
Now it’s Colorado’s …

Bark: An Intimate Look at the World’s Trees
August 1, 2012 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Bark: An Intimate Look at the World’s Trees
Bark: An Intimate Look at the World’s Trees

Using bark as your means, escape and observe the world of trees in an entirely new way playfully and aesthetically at a lecture September 27, 2012, in the Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, Denver, …

Treehouse Talk
May 14, 2012 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on Treehouse Talk
Treehouse Talk

Did you know that tree houses have something to say? According to professional tree house creator Pete Nelson, they speak in an ancient language and the message is universal: climb up and be in harmony …

Moore in the Gardens
May 15, 2010 – 11:29 pm | One Comment
Moore in the Gardens

There’s no better place to see the monumental works by sculptor Henry Moore (1898-1986) than outdoors. Moore in the Gardens is just such an exhibition. Through January 2011, the Denver Botanic Garden will showcase the …