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: Lilacs
June 10, 2017 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Lilacs
Flower of the Day: Lilacs

Some of the couches in the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan, are upholstered in this flowery lilac print.
The annual Lilac Festival on the island started yesterday (June 9, 2017) and runs through June 18, …

Two Bonsai Beginners’ Workshops
May 26, 2017 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Two Bonsai Beginners’ Workshops
Two Bonsai Beginners’ Workshops

If your travels take you through central Indiana, Road Trips Gardeners, and you’ve been itching to try your hand at bonsai, there are two workshops you might like.
Bonsai 101, set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. …

Roses in Baden Baden, Germany
May 24, 2017 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Roses in Baden Baden, Germany
Roses in Baden Baden, Germany

The Rose Festival of Baden-Baden, Germany, fills the entire month of June.
It’s the 65th International Competition for New Rose Varieties, drawing rose experts and growers from many countries to the Rose Society Garden on Beutig …

“Tour de Fleur” Garden Walk in Southern Indiana
May 22, 2017 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on “Tour de Fleur” Garden Walk in Southern Indiana
“Tour de Fleur” Garden Walk in Southern Indiana

Fifteen gardens are included on the eighth biennial “Tour de Fleur” Garden Walk, set for June 24 and 25, 2017. Hours each day are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (note that the region is in …

Greenhouse and Garden Tours at Churchill Downs
May 15, 2017 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Greenhouse and Garden Tours at Churchill Downs
Greenhouse and Garden Tours at Churchill Downs

Road Trips Gardeners can get an inside look at the effort it takes to keep the grounds of Churchill Downs beautiful during “backstage” tours. The Greenhouse and Garden Van & Walking Tour at the iconic …

Home & Garden Tour in SW Michigan’s Harbor Country
May 8, 2017 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Home & Garden Tour in SW Michigan’s Harbor Country
Home & Garden Tour in SW Michigan’s Harbor Country

Homes and gardens in Southwest Michigan’s Harbor Country are featured on this year’s Heartland Alliance Home & Garden Tour. It’s set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 10, 2017.
The self-driving tour is held rain …

Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio
April 26, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio
Bonsai on Display in Columbus, Ohio

The tropical bonsai collection of the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio, will be on display June 3 through November 12, 2017.
The trees are showcased within a Japanese-inspired garden in the Dorothy …

Topiaries: Wild Wonders at Franklin Park Conservatory
April 17, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Topiaries: Wild Wonders at Franklin Park Conservatory
Topiaries: Wild Wonders at Franklin Park Conservatory

“Topiaries at the Conservatory: Wild Wonders” celebrates the art of living sculpture. Focusing on endangered animals, horticulturists are busy planting, designing and sculpting 14 topiaries to be placed throughout the courtyards and biomes of Franklin …

Rhododendrons and Azaleas in Bloom in Bremen
February 17, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Rhododendrons and Azaleas in Bloom in Bremen
Rhododendrons and Azaleas in Bloom in Bremen

From the end of April until the beginning of June, more than 3,000 varieties of some 600 rhododendron and azalea species transform the 46 hectares (almost 114 acres) of the Rhododendron Park, Deliusweg 40, Bremen, …

Flower Field Dinners Across the USA
February 15, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Flower Field Dinners Across the USA
Flower Field Dinners Across the USA

OK, Road Trips Gardeners — there’s just no excuse not to participate in one of the flower field dinners scheduled across the United States this year from March through November.
What are they?
Known more formally as …