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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Garden Shows
January 3, 2013 – 7:28 pm | Comments Off on Garden Shows
Garden Shows

Sometimes the only way a Road Trips Gardener can get through winter is by visiting a home and garden show. Scheduled mostly at the end of winter, these merchandising extravaganzas tempt us away from the …

Garfield Park Conservatory Has Poinsettias
December 19, 2012 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Garfield Park Conservatory Has Poinsettias
Garfield Park Conservatory Has Poinsettias

“Pardon our dust” notes the Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park, Chicago, Illinois (map). They’re finishing up renovations of the damaged Show House, but — the show must go on.
The Holiday Flower Show, …

Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition
December 17, 2012 – 7:55 am | Comments Off on Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition
Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition

It’s the kind of show that makes your Road Trips Gardener wish she were a wholesaler.
More than 500 exhibiting companies are expected at the Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition set for January 23 through 25, 2013, …

Virginia Flower & Garden Expo
November 30, 2012 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Virginia Flower & Garden Expo
Virginia Flower & Garden Expo

Get a jump on spring, Road Trips Gardeners, by journeying to the Tidewater for the Virginia Flower & Garden Expo.
Produced by the Virginia Horticultural Foundation, it’s set for January 25 to 27, 2013, in the …

Poinsettias and Holiday Lights
November 26, 2012 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias and Holiday Lights
Poinsettias and Holiday Lights

Holiday revelers can take time out to stop and smell the poinsettias at Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (map).
Well, maybe not — since poinsettias don’t exude perfume (the “blooms” are …

Winter Wonderland
November 23, 2012 – 9:28 pm | Comments Off on Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland

There’s something about the holidays that inspires botanists to add miniature trains to their gardens.
Here are a few of the places to see this seasonal collaboration:
**More New York City landmarks and trains than ever before …

Woodcut
November 21, 2012 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Woodcut
Woodcut

Woodcut relief prints by Bryan Nash Gill offer a close look at the life of 25 trees next year in an exhibit at the Joutras Gallery of the Regenstein Center, Chicago Botanic Garden. 1000 Lake …

Artful Collaborations on Paper and Cloth
November 9, 2012 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Artful Collaborations on Paper and Cloth
Artful Collaborations on Paper and Cloth

An exhibition of botanical printing, “Artful Collaborations on Paper and Cloth by Leonore Alaniz” continues now through February 10, 2013. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily in the Church Exhibition Gallery of the …

Orchid Extravaganza
October 26, 2012 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Orchid Extravaganza
Orchid Extravaganza

Escape winter’s chill by visiting an Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania (map).
From January 19 through March 24, 2013, Road Trips Gardeners can see thousands of colorful orchids draped on …