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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Orchid Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden
February 3, 2020 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Orchid Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Orchid Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden

Immerse yourself in a tropical oasis brimming with blooming orchids at the Orchid Show in the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri.
Open now through March 22, 2020, this is a once-a-year opportunity …

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 …

Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers
Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

Festival of Butterflies in Missouri
June 26, 2019 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Festival of Butterflies in Missouri
Festival of Butterflies in Missouri

A Festival of Butterflies takes place July 27 through August 11, 2019, in Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s Botanical Garden, 1609 Northwest U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Missouri.
Road Trips Gardeners can walk through the tropical conservatory …

Dogwood-Azalea Festival in Charleston, Missouri
April 3, 2019 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Dogwood-Azalea Festival in Charleston, Missouri
Dogwood-Azalea Festival in Charleston, Missouri

The 51st annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival takes place April 11 through 14, 2019, in Charleston, Missouri.
A highlight is the six-mile trail — the dogwoods and azaleas along the route are expected to be at peak …

Dogwood Festival in Camdenton, Missouri
March 15, 2019 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Dogwood Festival in Camdenton, Missouri
Dogwood Festival in Camdenton, Missouri

The 69th annual Dogwood Festival takes place April 25, 26, and 27, 2019, in and around Camdenton Middle School, 88 Laker Drive, Camdenton, Missouri.
In addition to the beautiful blooming trees all around town, the fest …

Poinsettias, Toy Trains, and a Holiday Light Show
November 26, 2018 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Poinsettias, Toy Trains, and a Holiday Light Show
Poinsettias, Toy Trains, and a Holiday Light Show

The annual Gardenland Express Holiday Flower and Train Show is open through January 1, 2019, at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri. Look for G-scale trains representing many eras traveling along …

Japanese Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden
August 17, 2018 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Japanese Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden
Japanese Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden

A Japanese Festival takes place Labor Day Weekend at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. September 1 and 2, 2018, and 10 a.m. …

Orchids at the Missouri Botanical Garden
February 14, 2018 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Orchids at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Orchids at the Missouri Botanical Garden

An orchid show is underway at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through March 25, 2018.
Road Trips Gardeners will visit a tropical oasis brimming …

Out of the Woods: Celebrating Trees in Public Gardens
December 4, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Out of the Woods: Celebrating Trees in Public Gardens
Out of the Woods: Celebrating Trees in Public Gardens

“Out of the Woods: Celebrating Trees in Public Gardens” is the third of New York Botanical Garden’s triennial exhibitions with the American Society of Botanical Artists, which is headquartered at the Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, …