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: Bougainvillea
February 2, 2019 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea
Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea

Shocking pink is definitely the favorite color at Michèle’s Garden Bed & Breakfast in Anjuna, Goa, India.
The tropical climate allows the bougainvillea blossoms to flourish.
(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

Flowers of the Day: Ceramic Tiles in Goa
November 5, 2016 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Flowers of the Day: Ceramic Tiles in Goa
Flowers of the Day: Ceramic Tiles in Goa

A small plaza in Margao, Goa, is edged with a tile-topped wall.
Flowers bloom year round in India, but so do these porcelain representations.

(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea
May 9, 2015 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea
Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea

Yes: your Road Trips Gardener’s favorite flower is still the bougainvillea.
These blooms — in a distinctive orange/pink hue — were spotted in Anjuna, Goa, India, in March.
Enjoy!

(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: A Mumbai Wedding
April 25, 2015 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: A Mumbai Wedding
Flower of the Day: A Mumbai Wedding

It’s not only brides and dinner tables that are covered with flowers for Indian weddings. The cars driving the participants in the festivities also get into the act.
This bouquet festooned the hood of a car …

Flower of the Day: Alstroemeria
April 18, 2015 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Alstroemeria
Flower of the Day: Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria — also called Peruvian lilies — are native to South America. When cut, they’re a long-lasting bloom.
These blossoms were spotted in the lobby of the Vivanta by Taj President Hotel in Mumbai, India. While …

Lal Bagh Flower Show
January 1, 2014 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Lal Bagh Flower Show
Lal Bagh Flower Show

The annual flower show in the glass conservatory at Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens, Bangalore, India, will be held for 10 days, centering on Republic Day — January 26, 2014. Floral confections of all sizes are …

Gardening Tours
October 17, 2011 – 12:46 am | Comments Off on Gardening Tours
Gardening Tours

OK, Road Trips Gardeners, you’ve been to every North American garden tour and are ready for new horizons.
One place to check out: Gardening Tours. This company, based in Canada, leads tours for gardeners world-wide.
Upcoming jaunts …

Chandigarh Festival of Gardens
February 2, 2011 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Chandigarh Festival of Gardens
Chandigarh Festival of Gardens

If you’ll be wandering India during the last week of February, Road Trips Gardeners swing by Chandigargh for the annual Festival of Gardens in Leisure Valley (sector 10).
The three-day extravaganza was originally called the …

Chrysanthemum Show in Chandigarh
September 20, 2010 – 3:53 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemum Show in Chandigarh
Chrysanthemum Show in Chandigarh

A Chrysanthemum Show will be held in the Terraced Garden (Sector 33) of Chandigarh, India, in December. If you’re headed to southwest Asia, Road Trips Gardeners, watch for the announcement of the exact dates.

Garden Festival in South Delhi
January 6, 2010 – 1:57 am | Comments Off on Garden Festival in South Delhi
Garden Festival in South Delhi

Road Trips Gardeners headed to India next month will want to check out the Garden Tourism Festival February 20-22, 2010. Organized by the Delhi Tourism Department, it takes place in the Garden of Five Senses, …