2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.
February 10, 2021 – 11:39 pm | Comments Off on 2021’s Most Romantic Gardens in the U.S.

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Brenda Ryan for LawnStarter
What says romance better than a dozen roses? How about thousands of roses, along with lilies, tulips, philodendrons, and every other flower you can imagine.
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Flower(s) of the Day: Fresh Bouquets
June 26, 2021 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Fresh Bouquets
Flower(s) of the Day: Fresh Bouquets

Flowers awaiting customers in an outdoor market in Solihull, a suburb of Birmingham, England, in 2013.
(Photo ©2013 by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day: Hanging Basket
June 19, 2021 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Hanging Basket
Flower(s) of the Day: Hanging Basket

Blooming baskets on either side of the front door to the Foundry Master’s House (now a bed and breakfast) welcome visitors to Telford in the Iron Bridge Gorge — the industrial heart of Britain just …

Strawberry Hill House and Garden
May 19, 2021 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Strawberry Hill House and Garden
Strawberry Hill House and Garden

Created by writer Horace Walpole (1717-1797), Strawberry Hill House (known as Britain’s finest example of domestic Georgian Gothic revival architecture) reopened to the public Monday (May 17, 2021) at 268 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, England.
Strawberry …

British Flowers Week in June
April 28, 2021 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on British Flowers Week in June
British Flowers Week in June

The Garden Museum’s annual British Flowers Week exhibition is returning to London, England, this summer, in partnership with founders New Covent Garden Market. Uniting florists, flower growers, wholesalers, and flower lovers, British Flowers Week is …

Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden
March 30, 2021 – 10:01 pm | Comments Off on Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden
Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden

Vita Sackville-West has been called the most visionary British horticulturalist of the 20th Century. From 1946 to 1957, she wrote a weekly column in the Observer depicting her life on an estate named Sissinghurst that …

Super Nature Artists at Garden Museum in London
September 30, 2020 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Super Nature Artists at Garden Museum in London
Super Nature Artists at Garden Museum in London

For Road Trips Gardeners able to get to the United Kingdom this month, “Super Nature” will be open for just one weekend — October 9 through 11, 2020, at the Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace …

“The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art
June 19, 2020 – 9:12 pm | Comments Off on “The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art
“The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art

Road Trips Gardeners no doubt know that some of the greatest painters in history were inspired by their gardens. Having a garden close to one’s home or studio is not only convenient for daily material …

Mollie Salisbury Cup: Garden Memoir Competition
April 13, 2020 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Mollie Salisbury Cup: Garden Memoir Competition
Mollie Salisbury Cup: Garden Memoir Competition

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By The Garden Museum
We are delighted to announce this year’s Mollie Salisbury Cup, an annual award for garden memoirs sponsored by the Cecil family in memory of their mother, …

National Flower Show in Chelmsford, England
March 11, 2020 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on National Flower Show in Chelmsford, England
National Flower Show in Chelmsford, England

Thinking of heading across the pond, Road Trips Gardeners? The National Flower Show is set for May 15, 16, and 17, 2020, in Hylands House, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England. Hours are 10 a.m. to …

Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden
February 19, 2020 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden
Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden

“Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden” will be on exhibit in Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, March 28, 2020, through October 25, 2020.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Coach House gallery.
Nick Knight, …