Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
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If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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Bouquets: French Still Life Painting
December 10, 2014 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Bouquets: French Still Life Painting
Bouquets: French Still Life Painting

The first major American exhibition to consider the French floral still life across the 19th century premiered last October at the Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, Texas.
“Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin …

The Flower of the Season: Poinsettia
December 7, 2014 – 11:46 pm | Comments Off on The Flower of the Season: Poinsettia
The Flower of the Season: Poinsettia

A quick way to catch the holiday spirit is a wander through a holiday flower show.
‘Tis the season for holiday flower shows, and the flower of choice is the poinsettia. Purists know that the colorful …

Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina
November 26, 2014 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina
Open Garden Weekend at Warrantina

Heading Down Under later this month? Consider a stop at Open Garden Weekend at Warratina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Road, Seville, Victoria, Australia.
It takes place November 29 and 30, 2014.
This is a private garden, …

It’s Still Fall
November 19, 2014 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on It’s Still Fall
It’s Still Fall

Road Trips Gardeners still have time to catch the Fall Flower Show at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
It’s open through November 30, 2014.
While many Minnesota gardens are winding down …

Flora Illustrata
November 17, 2014 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Flora Illustrata
Flora Illustrata

“Flora Illustrata: A Celebration of Botanical Masterworks” opens November 15, 2014, in the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York.
The display of books, manuscripts, maps, private …

Chrysanthemum Show in Taiwan
November 14, 2014 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemum Show in Taiwan
Chrysanthemum Show in Taiwan

A particularly Chinese tone infuses the 2014 CKS Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show, which opens tomorrow (November 15) and runs through November 30, 2014, at No. 60, Fulin Road, Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.
In Cantonese, the pronunciation …

Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship
November 12, 2014 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship
Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship

Consider it obedience and agility training for flowers. That’s the premise for Chrysanthemum Craftsmanship in the Conservatories at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, Maryland.
The display includes miniature plants that resemble bonsai trees and vertical …

Longwood’s Chrysanthemum Festival
November 10, 2014 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Longwood’s Chrysanthemum Festival
Longwood’s Chrysanthemum Festival

The Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, showcases the Asian tradition of cultivating chrysanthemums into artistic shapes — all on view through November 23, 2014.
Inside the four-acre Conservatory are more …

Fall Chrysanthemum Show
November 7, 2014 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Fall Chrysanthemum Show
Fall Chrysanthemum Show

There’s still time to catch the Fall Chrysanthemum Show in the Lyman Conservatory of the Botanic Garden of Smith College, College Lane, Northampton, Massachusetts.
The show features over-sized blooms that can reach eight inches across. Brightly …

The Changing Nature of Nature in Cities
October 31, 2014 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on The Changing Nature of Nature in Cities
The Changing Nature of Nature in Cities

From rampant urbanization to the alarming spread of invasive species and the rapidly increasing concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, human activities are impacting natural systems on a global scale, reports the New York …