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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Auckland Garden Design Fest
October 25, 2019 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Auckland Garden Design Fest
Auckland Garden Design Fest

The Auckland Garden DesignFest will showcase 20 private gardens November 16 and 17, 2019, in and around Auckland, New Zealand.
The biennial event, initiated by the Garden Design Society of New Zealand and run as a …

New Zealand Flower & Garden Show
October 23, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on New Zealand Flower & Garden Show
New Zealand Flower & Garden Show

The New Zealand Flower & Garden Show takes place November 29 through December 3, 2017, in the Trusts Arena, 65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand.
(Remember that spring has just arrived in the Southern …

Garden Shows
January 3, 2013 – 7:28 pm | Comments Off on Garden Shows
Garden Shows

Sometimes the only way a Road Trips Gardener can get through winter is by visiting a home and garden show. Scheduled mostly at the end of winter, these merchandising extravaganzas tempt us away from the …

Flower of the Day: Foxglove
March 10, 2012 – 12:21 pm | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Foxglove
Flower of the Day: Foxglove

The island of Oban, just off the southern coast of New Zealand, is sparsely populated and replete with wildflowers.
This foxglove was spotted by our photographer growing along the main road.
Foxglove (the popular name for digitalis) …

“Flower” of the Day: New Zealand Christmas Tree
December 25, 2011 – 12:00 am | Comments Off on “Flower” of the Day: New Zealand Christmas Tree
“Flower” of the Day: New Zealand Christmas Tree

The folks “Down Under” celebrate Christmas at the beginning of summer, so it’s logical that their Christmas trees don’t look at all like their Victorian pine and fir namesakes.
Well, at least those outside the …

Ellerslie International Flower Show
November 25, 2011 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Ellerslie International Flower Show
Ellerslie International Flower Show

The 2012 Ellerslie International Flower Show will be held March 7 through 11, 2012, in North Hagley Park, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Following cancellation of the 2011 Show after the 22 February earthquake, Christchurch City Council …