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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Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland
April 23, 2018 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland
Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland

All along Lake Geneva, spring announces itself with colorful blossoms that last for weeks.
On the hillsides and meadows above Montreux and Vevey, Switzerland, a sure sign of spring are the fields of wild narcissus …

Lilac Time in Lombard
April 20, 2018 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Lilac Time in Lombard
Lilac Time in Lombard

“Lilac Time” takes place May 4 through 20, 2018, in Lilacia Park, 150 South Park Avenue, Lombard, Illinois. Although the main draw is the fabulous scent of lilacs, there are all sorts of activities planned.
There’s …

Lilacs in Rochester, New York
April 18, 2018 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Lilacs in Rochester, New York
Lilacs in Rochester, New York

This year is the 120th anniversary of the Lilac Festival in Highland Park, Rochester, New York. It takes place May 11 through 20, 2018, and showcases what’s said to be the largest lilac collection in …

“Bugs!” in Fort Wayne
April 13, 2018 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on “Bugs!” in Fort Wayne
“Bugs!” in Fort Wayne

Your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies “living flowers”. If you’ve got a little one enraptured by “Bugs!” be sure to swing through Northeast Indiana to catch the butterfly exhibit at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, …

Holland, Michigan, Presents Tulip Time
April 9, 2018 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Holland, Michigan, Presents Tulip Time
Holland, Michigan, Presents Tulip Time

Five million tulip bulbs will blossom for the annual Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan, set for May 5 through 13, 2018.
You’ll find them flowering along city streets (especially along eighth street), in city parks, …

“Tulip Time” in Pella, Iowa.
April 6, 2018 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on “Tulip Time” in Pella, Iowa.
“Tulip Time” in Pella, Iowa.

If Iowa’s on your route next month, Road Trips Gardeners, consider a stop in Pella for the annual Tulip Time celebration, now celebrating its 83rd year.
The family-friendly event May 3, 4 and 5, 2018, features …

Dogwood Festival Underway in Charlottesville
March 28, 2018 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Dogwood Festival Underway in Charlottesville
Dogwood Festival Underway in Charlottesville

The 69th annual Dogwood Festival is well underway in the Charlottesville, Virginia, region. It honors the official flower and tree of Virginia.
The festival runs through May 5, 2018, and features a pageant, parade, concert, fireworks …

Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland
March 19, 2018 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland
Keukenhof Opens Thursday in Holland

If there’s one bucket list item all Road Trips Gardeners have in common, it’s a springtime trip to Keukenhof in Lisse, the Netherlands.
This year brings the 69th edition of Keukenhof, with “Romance in Flowers” as …

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
February 19, 2018 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

The 2018 International Flower & Garden Festival takes place at Walt Disney World’s Epcot in Orlando, Florida, from February 28 through May 28, 2018.
Dozens of Disney-themed topiaries will be on display in both garden spaces …

“Chihuly at Biltmore” Set for Summer 2018
October 21, 2017 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on “Chihuly at Biltmore” Set for Summer 2018
“Chihuly at Biltmore” Set for Summer 2018

“Chihuly at Biltmore”, a new exhibition opening in 2018, will feature multi-media artist Dale Chihuly’s monumental glass sculptures set throughout areas of Biltmore House, gardens, and grounds, One Lodge Street, Asheville, North Carolina.
Chihuly’s …