Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
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If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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2012 Newport Flower Show Awards Announced
June 27, 2012 – 7:33 am | Comments Off on 2012 Newport Flower Show Awards Announced
2012 Newport Flower Show Awards Announced

The Preservation Society of Newport County has announced the following design and horticulture awards, which were handed out at the 17th annual Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff last weekend.
*DISPLAY GARDENS
URI Master Gardener Association …

Vauxhall Gardens 1729 – 1786
June 25, 2012 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Vauxhall Gardens 1729 – 1786
Vauxhall Gardens 1729 – 1786

First a bit of background. The Foundling Museum was established in London, England, in 1998 as a charity to care for the Foundling Hospital Collection.
The Vauxhall Gardens existed in London from the mid-17th …

“Diamonds in the Big Sky”
June 15, 2012 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on “Diamonds in the Big Sky”
“Diamonds in the Big Sky”

“Diamonds in the Big Sky” is the theme for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Montana Federation of Garden Clubs. It’ll be held June 21 through 23, 2012, in the Holiday Inn, 5 …

Brown County Studio and Garden Tour
June 8, 2012 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Brown County Studio and Garden Tour
Brown County Studio and Garden Tour

Since it’s an artists’ colony, this Indiana enclave combines studios with gardens for the annual Brown County Studio and Garden Tour, set for June 22 through 24, 2012, in and around Nashville, Indiana (map).
Over the …

Rare Seeds, Creative Harvest
June 6, 2012 – 12:41 am | Comments Off on Rare Seeds, Creative Harvest
Rare Seeds, Creative Harvest

Driving through the northeastern reaches of Chicagoland this summer, Road Trips Gardeners? Stop by the Chicago Botanic Garden to see “Rare Seeds, Creative Harvest”, an exhibit inspired by the library’s Rare Book Collection.
Scarce botanical …

Ikebana Exhibitions
June 1, 2012 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Ikebana Exhibitions
Ikebana Exhibitions

The Ikebana International Society presents an exhibition of traditional Japanese flower arranging at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois (map), June 9 and 10, 2012. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 …

Northern Illinois Hosta Society Show & Sale
May 30, 2012 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Northern Illinois Hosta Society Show & Sale
Northern Illinois Hosta Society Show & Sale

A cut leaf display of the various shapes, sizes and colors of hosta grown in the Midwest is part of the annual show and sale by the Northern Illinois Hosta Society, to be held from …

Open Garden Squares Weekend
May 28, 2012 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Open Garden Squares Weekend
Open Garden Squares Weekend

Peek behind locked doors and discover the surprising number of green spaces that London has to offer during the annual Open Garden Squares Weekend.
This year’s dates are June 9 and 10, 2012. There are 23 …

International Garden Festival
May 25, 2012 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on International Garden Festival
International Garden Festival

The 13th edition of the International Garden Festival, Reford Gardens, 200 Route 132, Grand-Métis, Québec, Canada (map), will feature 24 gardens (the largest number ever) by designers from Montréal, Toronto and Winnipeg in Canada, and …

Creating Art with Nature
May 21, 2012 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on Creating Art with Nature
Creating Art with Nature

An exhibit titled “Creating Art with Nature” continues through June 3, 2012, at the Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston, Massachusetts (map).
Bonsai is an art with an ancient history, having originated in China before …