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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Terra Botanica in Angers, France
January 30, 2023 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on Terra Botanica in Angers, France
Terra Botanica in Angers, France

Terra Botanica, Route d’épinard, Angers, France, said to be the world’s first plant-dedicated theme park, opens for the season March 25, 2023.
The attractions range from the fanciful (a virtual reality tour) to the practical (a …

Japan’s Setagaya Plum Blossom Festival
January 27, 2023 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Japan’s Setagaya Plum Blossom Festival
Japan’s Setagaya Plum Blossom Festival

More than 650 plum trees blossom in Setagaya’s Hanegi Park between early February and early March for the Plum Blossom Festival.
The first 55 plum trees were planted in Hanegi Park in 1967. Many more …

Ikebana Workshops in Rockford, Illinois
January 25, 2023 – 7:21 pm | Comments Off on Ikebana Workshops in Rockford, Illinois
Ikebana Workshops in Rockford, Illinois

A series of Ikebana workshops takes place next month in the Visitors Center at Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, Illinois.
Dates are 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. February 10, 2023, 9 a.m. February …

Flower Fields of Carlsbad, California, Ready to Bloom
January 23, 2023 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on Flower Fields of Carlsbad, California, Ready to Bloom
Flower Fields of Carlsbad, California, Ready to Bloom

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
For more than sixty years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of North San Diego County into one of the country’s most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color …

Monarch Butterflies in Michoacan, Mexico
January 20, 2023 – 3:15 am | Comments Off on Monarch Butterflies in Michoacan, Mexico
Monarch Butterflies in Michoacan, Mexico

The oyamel fir trees of central Mexico (in and around Michoacan) are cloaked in orange as millions of monarch butterflies roost over winter – an extraordinary spectacle.
The monarch butterflies arrived late this year, delayed …

Keukenhof Gardeners Plant Flower Bulbs
October 6, 2022 – 12:59 pm | Comments Off on Keukenhof Gardeners Plant Flower Bulbs
Keukenhof Gardeners Plant Flower Bulbs

Today (October 6, 2022), the gardeners at Keukenhof in the Netherlands planted the first flower bulbs. This signalled the start of preparations for the 2023 season.
Over the coming three months, seven million flower bulbs will …