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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Flower of the Day: Hibiscus
March 6, 2021 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Hibiscus
Flower of the Day: Hibiscus

Shocking pink hibiscus bloomed in profusion in the landscaping around the Serena Nairobi Hotel in Kenya in 2013.
According to Wikipedia, hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. The genus is …

Flower of the Day: Kenyan Roses
August 17, 2013 – 1:53 pm | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Kenyan Roses
Flower of the Day: Kenyan Roses

Cut flowers (especially roses) are one of the Kenyan economy’s fastest growing industries (horticulture is the third largest foreign exchange earner after tourism and tea).
The export of roses continues to dominate the export market with …

Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea
August 3, 2013 – 12:29 pm | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea
Flower of the Day: Bougainvillea

Yes, Road Trips Gardeners, here’s another photo of bougainvillea.
This magnificent display of shocking pink was captured on a wall in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, in late July by our intrepid photographer.
No doubt the combination of latitude …

Flower of the Day: Bird-of-Paradise
July 27, 2013 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Bird-of-Paradise
Flower of the Day: Bird-of-Paradise

Part of the fun for Road Trips Gardeners who live in temperate climes is the chance to see what are considered “exotic” flowers growing as ordinary ornamentals.
This Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia) raised its bird-like bloom …