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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Horticultural Expo in Qingdao
August 6, 2014 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Horticultural Expo in Qingdao
Horticultural Expo in Qingdao

Qingdao, a city on China’s east coast, is the host for 2014 International Horticultural Expo. The exhibit, open now, runs through October 25, 2014.
It features a 23,000-square-meter botanical gardens, which uses low-carbon climate-control systems to …

A Wildlife Garden . . . of LEGOs
July 28, 2014 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on A Wildlife Garden . . . of LEGOs
A Wildlife Garden . . . of LEGOs

How about this, Road Trips Gardeners: a wildlife garden built entirely of LEGOs.
You’ll have to take a jaunt across the pond to see it, though. It’s a project of the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, Winkfield Road, …

Summer Flower Show
July 23, 2014 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Summer Flower Show
Summer Flower Show

Road Trips Gardeners driving through Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this summer should schedule a stop at the Summer Flower Show in the Phipps Conservatory, One Schenley Park — especially if they have children in the car.
That’s because …

Signs of Life
July 21, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Signs of Life
Signs of Life

It’s not often that an artist comes up with a new way of seeomg. Robert Bueltman has done just that.
Without using either camera or lens, Buelteman’s technique — which he has dubbed photograms — has …

Weird, Wild and Wonderful
July 16, 2014 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Weird, Wild and Wonderful
Weird, Wild and Wonderful

In homage to the beauty of the botanical world’s most bizarre flora, the New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating …

The Herbarium Project
July 4, 2014 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on The Herbarium Project
The Herbarium Project

“The Herbarium Project” is an exhibition of oil paintings by Karen Yurkovich. It’s open through August 23, 2014, in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Yurkovich explores humankind’s complex and variegated …

Flower Foraging
July 2, 2014 – 8:06 am | One Comment
Flower Foraging

Is Maine on your itinerary this summer, Road Trips Gardeners? Consider a stop at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, 132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, Maine, for “Flower Foraging: Native Bees in Maine Gardens” with …

Fluttering Flowers
June 30, 2014 – 10:50 am | 2 Comments
Fluttering Flowers

Butterflies and flowers naturally go together, the latter tethered to the earth, and the former free to flit, bringing both color and motion to a garden.
Many conservatories host butterfly exhibits. Some are seasonal, others are …

Chihuly Arrives in Denver
June 27, 2014 – 8:48 am | 2 Comments
Chihuly Arrives in Denver

Before he’s done, glass artist Dale Chihuly will have had installations in every major botanical garden from coast to coast (your Road Trips Gardener first saw his work in Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory).
Now it’s Colorado’s …

Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens
June 25, 2014 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens
Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens

This summer, check out some great American gardens of the early 20th Century and the women who designed them during a garden-wide exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York …