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.
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Flower of the Day: Pink Asters
January 4, 2020 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink Asters
Flower of the Day: Pink Asters

Pretty pink flowers fill a sidewalk planter in Erice, Sicily, in spring 2019.
Your Road Trips Gardener is guessing these are some kind of aster. Can anyone else identify the blooms for sure?
(Photo ©2019 by Susan …

Flower of the Day: Pink in Profusion in Erice
November 9, 2019 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink in Profusion in Erice
Flower of the Day: Pink in Profusion in Erice

The ancient hilltop town of Erice brims with flowers in the spring; here: a planter of pink blooms.
Erice overlooks the west coast of Sicily.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day: A Trio of Planters
November 2, 2019 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: A Trio of Planters
Flower(s) of the Day: A Trio of Planters

Three buckets of flowers greet passers-by on a street in Ortigia, the historic section of Syracuse on the eastern shore of Sicily.
(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

Flower of the Day: Pale Pink and Ivory Roses
March 9, 2019 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pale Pink and Ivory Roses
Flower of the Day: Pale Pink and Ivory Roses

One nice amenity to be found in five-star hotels? Fresh flowers in the guest rooms.
This delightful bouquet of pink and ivory roses greeted me in the Hotel Danieli — definitely elegant accommodations in Venice, Italy.
(Photo …

Italy Celebrates the Cherry Tree
March 26, 2018 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Italy Celebrates the Cherry Tree
Italy Celebrates the Cherry Tree

Headed to Italy, Road Trips Gardeners? “Festa dei Ciliegi in Fiore“, a blooming cherry trees festival, takes place March 31 through April 8, 2018, in Vignola, Italy.
Vignola, which is Renaissance-era town on the Po plain, …

Cherry Blossoms in Italy
March 27, 2017 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Cherry Blossoms in Italy
Cherry Blossoms in Italy

The Festa dei Ciliegi in Fiore (Blooming Cherry Trees Festival) takes place in Vignola, Modena, Italy, April 1 through 9, 2017 — celebrating more than 48 years of cherry production.
During this annual fest, the entire …

Infiorata di Genzano
May 18, 2015 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Infiorata di Genzano
Infiorata di Genzano

A dazzling carpet of colored flowers transformed into portraits, religious images and abstract designs stretches along the main street in Genzano, Italy, one of Rome’s hill towns, June 13, 14 and 15, 2015.
The Infiorata is …

Murabilia Murainfiore Flower Show
August 15, 2014 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Murabilia Murainfiore Flower Show
Murabilia Murainfiore Flower Show

The “Murabilia Murainfiore Flower Show” is a gardening exhibition and market dedicated to the green world in all its forms.
It’s set for September 5, 6 and 7, 2014, on the Town Walls of Lucca, …

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 …

Battaglia dei Fiori
May 5, 2011 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Battaglia dei Fiori
Battaglia dei Fiori

The 49th edition of the Battaglia dei Fiori takes place June 18 and 19, 2011, in Ventimiglia (Imperia), Italy.
A parade of floats covered with flowers, accompanied by bands and folkloristic groups, is the centerpiece of …