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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“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 …

Flower of the Day: Red Geraniums
December 21, 2019 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Red Geraniums
Flower of the Day: Red Geraniums

A floral Christmas window box spotted on a city center street in Colmar, France, in December 2018 (yes: it was warm enough for flowers to bloom outside).
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Biology + Aesthetics of Trees at Fondation Cartier
September 16, 2019 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Biology + Aesthetics of Trees at Fondation Cartier
Biology + Aesthetics of Trees at Fondation Cartier

An exhibition devoted to “Trees” is on display through November 10, 2019, at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, 261 Boulevard Raspail, Paris, France.
The show continues the organization’s longstanding interest in and exploration of the …

France’s Salon Européen du Bonsaï
September 11, 2019 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on France’s Salon Européen du Bonsaï
France’s Salon Européen du Bonsaï

The Salon Européen du Bonsaï will be held for the seventh year in Saulieu, a city in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (a region in the east of France).
Set for October 12 and 13, 2019, in the …

Explore France’s Domain of Méréville in NYC
October 15, 2018 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Explore France’s Domain of Méréville in NYC
Explore France’s Domain of Méréville in NYC

Road Trips Gardeners in New York City tomorrow might want to consider attending this presentation in the Skyroom at the French Institute / Alliance Française, 22 East 60th Street, New York, New York.
The topic for …

Orchid Festival on the French Riviera
February 12, 2018 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Orchid Festival on the French Riviera
Orchid Festival on the French Riviera

Sure, it takes place in the middle of La Fête du Citron, but an Orchid Festival is a tourist magnet all by itself.
Look for the tropical display in the Palais de l’Europe, Menton, France, opening …

A Lavender-Tinged Indulgence in Provence
September 22, 2017 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on A Lavender-Tinged Indulgence in Provence
A Lavender-Tinged Indulgence in Provence

Do your dreams of France include fields of lavender, Road Trips Gardeners? Then this is the tour for you.
“Provence Dreams“, set for peak lavender bloom, takes place June 24 through July 1, 2018. Endless fields …

Les Rendez-Vous aux Jardins
May 29, 2015 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Les Rendez-Vous aux Jardins
Les Rendez-Vous aux Jardins

Headed to France, Road Trips Gardeners? Les Rendez-Vous aux Jardins takes place June 5, 6 and 7, 2015, all across the country.
(The English translation of the website is a bit funky because it was accomplished …

Orchids and Lemons
November 8, 2013 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Orchids and Lemons
Orchids and Lemons

Do you grow orchids, Road Trips Gardeners? What about citrus trees?
Here’s a chance to indulge both passions on one trip. Concurrent with the 81st Fête du Citron, there’s an Orchid Festival — both take place …

Chelsea Flower Show
October 28, 2013 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Chelsea Flower Show
Chelsea Flower Show

Thinking of attending your first Chelsea Flower Show next spring? One easy way to deal with the logistics of the across-the-pond trip is to take an organized tour (then you don’t even have to worry …