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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Feria de las Flores
July 24, 2015 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Feria de las Flores
Feria de las Flores

No doubt when you’ve stopped to pick up flowers at the supermarket, Road Trips Gardeners, you’ve seen the tag: grown in Colombia.
Well, the South American country is justly famous for its flowers and exports them …

Cacti and Succulents
July 22, 2015 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Cacti and Succulents
Cacti and Succulents

Yes, Road Trips Gardeners, the plural for cactus is indeed cacti (but that’s evidently a minority opinion).
The Cactus and Succulent Society of Greater Chicago stages its annual show and sale Saturday and Sunday (July 25 …

Alpine Blossom Festival
July 15, 2015 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Alpine Blossom Festival
Alpine Blossom Festival

Nope. It’s not too late to see wildflowers. Just head north to the Alpine Blossom Festival, set for July 31 through August 2, 2015, at Sun Peaks Resort, 1280 Alpine Road, Sun Peaks, British Columbia, …

The Hall of Flowers
July 3, 2015 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on The Hall of Flowers
The Hall of Flowers

Theme for this year’s Hall of Flowers at the Sonoma County Fair is “Barnyard Blossoms”. Exhibitors will create “a rustic impression of how sweet life can be ‘Down on the Farm’.”
The fair takes place July …

Herb Garden Weekend
July 1, 2015 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Herb Garden Weekend
Herb Garden Weekend

Learn how to grow and use a variety of kitchen garden herbs during the Herb Garden Weekend set for July 25 and 26, 2015, at Regenstein Fruit and Vegetable Garden in the Chicago Botanic Garden, …

Lily Show
June 26, 2015 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Lily Show
Lily Show

Enjoy hundreds of lily flowers at the 55th annual Lily Show, presented by the New England Lily Society. It takes place July 11 and 12, 2015, at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, …

Iris and Daylily Show & Sale
June 24, 2015 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Iris and Daylily Show & Sale
Iris and Daylily Show & Sale

The annual Daylily Show & Sale sponsored by the Northshore Iris and Daylily Society takes place July 18 and 19, 2015, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.
The sale, both days, …

Tatton Park Flower Show
June 22, 2015 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Tatton Park Flower Show
Tatton Park Flower Show

If you’re headed to Great Britain next month, Road Trips Gardeners, you may want to schedule a stop at the Tatton Park Flower Show, sponsored by the Royal Horticultural Society.
It takes place July 22 through …

Lilies on Display
June 15, 2015 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Lilies on Display
Lilies on Display

The Wisconsin-Illinois Lily Society Show takes place July 11 and 12, 2015.
Hours are noon to 4:30 p.m. July 11 and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 12 at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook …

Ernest Clayton Wildflower Images
June 10, 2015 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Ernest Clayton Wildflower Images
Ernest Clayton Wildflower Images

Hey, Road Trips Gardeners: if you’r wandering California this summer, consider a stop at the San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park for an exhibit of botanical prints from the mid-20th Century.
Thirty wildflower images …