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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The Herbarium Project
July 4, 2014 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on The Herbarium Project
The Herbarium Project

“The Herbarium Project” is an exhibition of oil paintings by Karen Yurkovich. It’s open through August 23, 2014, in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Yurkovich explores humankind’s complex and variegated …

Bayfield in Bloom
May 19, 2014 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Bayfield in Bloom
Bayfield in Bloom

Now’s a good time to wander through Bayfield, Wisconsin, Road Trips Gardeners.
“Bayfield in Bloom” takes place from May 16 through June 15 each year (including this one). It’s a month-long celebration of spring now in …

Sale of Native Plants and Wildflowers
May 14, 2014 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Sale of Native Plants and Wildflowers
Sale of Native Plants and Wildflowers

If you’re wandering central Indiana this weekend, Road Trips Gardeners, consider a stop at Mounds State Park, 4306 Mounds Road, Anderson, Indiana.
The Friends of Mounds State Park group will sell native plants and wildflowers from …

Rhododendron Festival in Alabama
May 12, 2014 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Rhododendron Festival in Alabama
Rhododendron Festival in Alabama

It’s said that Lookout Mountain in northeastern Alabama offers an ideal climate for growing rhododendrons. In celebration of the arrival of spring, Mentone, Alabama, hosts an annual Rhododendron Festival on the third weekend of May.
This …

Lilac Time
May 7, 2014 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Lilac Time
Lilac Time

It’s Lilac Time again in Lombard, Illinois.
The annual lilac festival, which opened May 3, runs through May 18, 2014, in Lilacia Park, 150 South Park Avenue — part of the Lombard Park District. Lilacia is …

Galicia’s Maios Festival
May 2, 2014 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Galicia’s Maios Festival
Galicia’s Maios Festival

Festa dos Maios in Orense, Galicia, Spain, is a flower festival dating back to Celtic times.
Set for May 4, 2014, this year, it celebrates the arrival of good weather in the region of Galicia, when …

Battle of the Flowers
April 28, 2014 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Battle of the Flowers
Battle of the Flowers

May Day — May 1 — is celebrated in many different ways.
Each year in Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain, they stage a “Battle of the Flowers” — May 1, 2014, this year.
The key element is a parade …

Apple Blossom Festival
April 23, 2014 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Apple Blossom Festival
Apple Blossom Festival

It’s spring even in Wenatchee, Washington, Road Trips Foodies.
We know that because the annual Apple Blossom Festival gets underway tomorrow (April 24, 2014) and runs through May 4, 2024.
Sure, it’s a small town fest complete …

Spring Blooms at Longwood Gardens
April 21, 2014 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Spring Blooms at Longwood Gardens
Spring Blooms at Longwood Gardens

When the first yellow buds of witch hazel appear, it’s clear that life is returning to the Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
With flowering trees, daffodils, and more than 240,000 tulips bursting into …

Tulip Festivals Herald Spring
April 20, 2014 – 3:27 pm | Comments Off on Tulip Festivals Herald Spring
Tulip Festivals Herald Spring

There’s nothing that says springtime more than a tulip festival, and there are at least a dozen in North America from which to choose.
May is a great time to see the flowers in full bloom.
The …