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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Keukenhof: Kitchen Garden to Flower Showcase
November 6, 2019 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof: Kitchen Garden to Flower Showcase
Keukenhof: Kitchen Garden to Flower Showcase

If you’re a bulb flower aficionado, it’s not too early to begin planning a jaunt to Keukenhof, the massive flower display near Lisse, the Netherlands.
UPDATE: due to COVID-19 restrictions, Keukenhof will not open until April …

“Flower” of the Day: Wooden Tulips
April 20, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on “Flower” of the Day: Wooden Tulips
“Flower” of the Day: Wooden Tulips

Who says a Road Trips Gardener can’t have a big bouquet of colorful tulips on display year ’round?
It’s easy when they’re carved from wood, like these blooms for sale in Amsterdam, Holland, a few years …

Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange
April 10, 2019 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange
Holland, Michigan, Paints the Town Orange

It’s the 90th anniversary year for Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan. The dates are May 4 through 12, 2019.
This year’s theme is “orange” (that’s the color symbolizing the royal family in the Netherlands), so all …

Tulip Festivals in Amsterdam Signal Spring
April 1, 2019 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Tulip Festivals in Amsterdam Signal Spring
Tulip Festivals in Amsterdam Signal Spring

The tulip fever strikes again. During the Tulip Festival Amsterdam, hundreds of thousands blooming tulips can be admired in dozens of venues all over the capital.
This is the best month to see tulips in Holland, …

Flower of the Day: Tulip
March 30, 2019 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Tulip
Flower of the Day: Tulip

Boxes of tulip bulbs and other spring flower corms are offered for sale by the thousands in markets in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Road Trips Gardeners need to remember that they can’t bring bulbs (or plants or …

Flower of the Day: Amaryllis
March 23, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Amaryllis
Flower of the Day: Amaryllis

Dozens of blooming amaryllis are for sale in a flower market in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Road Trips Gardeners who want to bring Dutch bulbs back to the United States must be sure that the bulbs have …

Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade
March 20, 2019 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade
Haarlem’s Annual Flower Parade

Headed to Holland, Road Trips Gardeners? The annual flower parade takes place in Haarlem, the Netherlands, April 13, 2019.
Twenty floats and thirty lavishly decorated cars are part of the Bloemencorso, which follows a 42 km …

Tulip Route Flevoland
February 18, 2019 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Tulip Route Flevoland
Tulip Route Flevoland

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From Holland.com
Millions of blooms spring up on land which was once the sea floor of the Zuiderzee. One of the best ways to explore the region is by cycling …

Keukenhof 2019: Flower Power
October 5, 2018 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof 2019: Flower Power
Keukenhof 2019: Flower Power

“Flower Power” is the theme for next year’s bulb extravaganza at Keukenhof, Stationsweg 166A, Lisse, Netherlands.
Bright colors, hippies, peace, and music — “Flower Power” will have that early 1970s vibe.
In 2019, Keukenhof will have …

Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland
March 19, 2018 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland
Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland

If there’s one bucket list item all Road Trips Gardeners have in common, it’s a springtime trip to Keukenhof in Lisse, the Netherlands.
This year brings the 69th edition of Keukenhof, with “Romance in Flowers” as …