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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Lip Balms, Creams and Salves from the Garden
October 9, 2013 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Lip Balms, Creams and Salves from the Garden
Lip Balms, Creams and Salves from the Garden

Passing through western Georgia this weekend, Road Trips Gardeners?
Consider stopping at Hills & Dales Estate, 1916 Hills & Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia (map) for a two-hour workshop on making your own soothing lip balms, creams …

The Drunken Botanist
October 4, 2013 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on The Drunken Botanist
The Drunken Botanist

Every Road Trips Gardener knows that some plants are more useful than others.
Amy Stewart knows about plants that create the world’s great drinks. She’s the author of “The Drunken Botanist” and she’s going to talk …

Chrysanthemums in Nebraska
October 2, 2013 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemums in Nebraska
Chrysanthemums in Nebraska

The Fall Chrysanthemum Show runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily October 5 through November 24, 2013, at the Lauritzen Gardens – Omaha’s Botanical Center, 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, Nebraska (map).
Mums in all colors …

Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens
September 27, 2013 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens
Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens

The Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania (map), combines horticulture and artistry, preserving an ancient Asian art form while showcasing innovative plant-growing techniques.
From October 26, 2013, through November 24, …

Maize: Mysteries of an Ancient Grain
September 25, 2013 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Maize: Mysteries of an Ancient Grain
Maize: Mysteries of an Ancient Grain

Did you know that maize (better known as corn) is the largest production crop in the world and plays a central role in all of United States agriculture and food production. Explore the science of …

Desert Plant Sale
September 23, 2013 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Desert Plant Sale
Desert Plant Sale

Looking for plants that survive in desert conditions? This sale is for you, Road Trips Gardeners.
The Plant Sale at the Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, Arizona (map), claims the largest variety of …

National Chrysanthemum Show
September 18, 2013 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on National Chrysanthemum Show
National Chrysanthemum Show

“Beyond the Garden Gates” is the theme for the 70th annual National Chrysanthemum Convention and Show, set for October 24 through 27, 2013, in Longwood Gardens and the Hilton Garden Inn, both of which are …

Edible Garden Festival
September 16, 2013 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Edible Garden Festival
Edible Garden Festival

An Edible Garden Fest is set for 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. October 26 and 27, 2013, at the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, Florida (map).
There’ll be food, cooking …

Autumn Garden Walk
September 2, 2013 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Autumn Garden Walk
Autumn Garden Walk

Here’s a chance to have all your questions about Georgia gardens in the fall answered by an expert.
The Autumn Garden Walk steps off at 10 a.m. October 25, 2013, at the Columbus Botanical Garden, 3603 …

Monarch Butterfly Exhibit
August 28, 2013 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on Monarch Butterfly Exhibit
Monarch Butterfly Exhibit

“Flying flowers” arrive at the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Butterfly Pavilion at the Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona (map), September 30, 2013, and flit around until November 24, 2013.
The Mariposa Monarca …