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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Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
January 24, 2020 – 7:47 am | Comments Off on Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day

Held on the last Saturday in January each year, National Seed Swap Day is a chance for growers to exchange seeds for flowers, vegetables, herbs, and, well, anything that grows from seed.
There are multitudes of …

Colorful Poinsettias on Display in Baltimore
December 4, 2019 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Colorful Poinsettias on Display in Baltimore
Colorful Poinsettias on Display in Baltimore

“Travel to the tropics” this holiday season wandering a colorful display of poinsettias in the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens, 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, Maryland (in Druid Hill Park, near the intersection of …

A Display of Holiday Poinsettias in Baltimore
November 9, 2018 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on A Display of Holiday Poinsettias in Baltimore
A Display of Holiday Poinsettias in Baltimore

This year’s Holiday Poinsettia Display in the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, will feature many a Road Trips Gardener’s favorite poinsettias from years past, as …

The Magical Gardens of Narnia
December 11, 2017 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on The Magical Gardens of Narnia
The Magical Gardens of Narnia

This year’s Holiday Display at the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, is “Through the Wardrobe: The Magical Gardens of Narnia”.
The show will feature favorite poinsettias from years past, …

Poinsettias in Baltimore, Maryland
December 16, 2016 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias in Baltimore, Maryland
Poinsettias in Baltimore, Maryland

Poinsettias are the signature holiday flower, but they’re not always red.
The Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory, 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, features poinsettias in orange, pink with splashes of white, variegated, and, yes, red during their …

Conservatory to Open at MGM National Harbor
October 24, 2016 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Conservatory to Open at MGM National Harbor
Conservatory to Open at MGM National Harbor

It seems like a great place for a Road Trips Gardener to stay. As guests step into MGM National Harbor, 7100 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, Maryland, later this year, they’ll step into a conservatory …

Poinsettias at Bedford Falls
December 17, 2014 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias at Bedford Falls
Poinsettias at Bedford Falls

The annual poinsettia show at the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Baltimore, Maryland, runs through January 4, 2015.
This year, the show’s theme is Bedford Falls (yes, the town of “It’s …

The Flower of the Season: Poinsettia
December 7, 2014 – 11:46 pm | Comments Off on The Flower of the Season: Poinsettia
The Flower of the Season: Poinsettia

A quick way to catch the holiday spirit is a wander through a holiday flower show.
‘Tis the season for holiday flower shows, and the flower of choice is the poinsettia. Purists know that the colorful …

Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship
November 12, 2014 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship
Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship

Consider it obedience and agility training for flowers. That’s the premise for Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship in the Conservatories at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, Maryland.
The display includes miniature plants that resemble bonsai trees and vertical …

Coastal Garden Plants: Maine to Maryland
December 8, 2013 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Coastal Garden Plants: Maine to Maryland
Coastal Garden Plants: Maine to Maryland

Coastal Garden Plants: Maine to Maryland by Roy L. Heizer with photography by Nancy Heizer (Schiffer Publishing Ltd.) explores the flowers, shrubs, and trees of America’s northern coastal region.
Stroll through Portland, Boston Common, New York …