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: Succulent
August 7, 2021 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Succulent
Flower of the Day: Succulent

Well, there’s no flower, but the green leaves of the succulent are gorgeous. Not sure of the name. Perhaps it’s a species of sedum.
This pot decorated a restaurant table in Hamburg, Germany, in 2007.
(Photo ©2007 …

Flower(s) of the Day: Wilting Bouquet
July 31, 2021 – 6:59 pm | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Wilting Bouquet
Flower(s) of the Day: Wilting Bouquet

Methinks these flowers — on a table in the Staatsweingut in Freiburg, Germany, need to be tossed.
Still, they’re a burst of color on a December day in 2018.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

“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(s) of the Day: December in Cologne
February 1, 2020 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: December in Cologne
Flower(s) of the Day: December in Cologne

Killing frosts had not yet hit Cologne, Germany, in early December 2018.
These lovely blooms — mostly red cyclamen plus a few blue pansies– spotted along a downtown street welcomed visitors to the city during the …

Rhododendrons Celebrated in Bremen, Germany
January 22, 2020 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Rhododendrons Celebrated in Bremen, Germany
Rhododendrons Celebrated in Bremen, Germany

Although the Town Musicians of Bremen remain the top tourist draw for this city in northwestern Germany, there’s a better reason for Road Trips Gardeners to stop by this former Hanseatic League member.
There are more …

Carola’s Garden at the Panometer in Leipzig
March 13, 2019 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Carola’s Garden at the Panometer in Leipzig
Carola’s Garden at the Panometer in Leipzig

“Carola’s Garden: A Paradise on Earth” is a new exhibition at the Panometer Leipzig, 114 Richard-Lehmann-Strasse, Leipzing, Germany.
Road Trips Gardeners will be able to see the largely hidden world of the very smallest organisms. The …

Flower of the Day: Red Cyclamen
January 26, 2019 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Red Cyclamen
Flower of the Day: Red Cyclamen

It was warm enough in Cologne, Germany, in early December 2018 that these red cyclamen and blue pansies were still radiant in the winter sunshine. Chilly, but no killing frost as yet.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan …

International Garden Festival in Berlin, Germany
September 1, 2017 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on International Garden Festival in Berlin, Germany
International Garden Festival in Berlin, Germany

There’s still time to participate in the International Garden Festival in Berlin, Germany. It’s “on” through October 15, 2017, in the district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf, east of Berlin’s city center.
The festival, which includes gardening, urban space …

Roses in Baden Baden, Germany
May 24, 2017 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Roses in Baden Baden, Germany
Roses in Baden Baden, Germany

The Rose Festival of Baden-Baden, Germany, fills the entire month of June.
It’s the 65th International Competition for New Rose Varieties, drawing rose experts and growers from many countries to the Rose Society Garden on Beutig …

Rhododendrons and Azaleas in Bloom in Bremen
February 17, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Rhododendrons and Azaleas in Bloom in Bremen
Rhododendrons and Azaleas in Bloom in Bremen

From the end of April until the beginning of June, more than 3,000 varieties of some 600 rhododendron and azalea species transform the 46 hectares (almost 114 acres) of the Rhododendron Park, Deliusweg 40, Bremen, …