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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A Japanese Garden Might be the Escape You Need
August 10, 2020 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on A Japanese Garden Might be the Escape You Need
A Japanese Garden Might be the Escape You Need

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
From Portland Japanese Garden
With months of quarantine, travel restrictions, and a new way of living, it’s no wonder we’re all looking for ways to cope in the age of …

10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US
March 1, 2020 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on 10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US
10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By the Discoverer Blog
Whether you’re trying to beat the summer heat beneath the leafy shade or escape the winter cold inside tropical greenhouses, botanical gardens are a popular year-round …

“Mumvember” at Lan Su Chinese Gardens
October 28, 2019 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on “Mumvember” at Lan Su Chinese Gardens
“Mumvember” at Lan Su Chinese Gardens

It’s “Mumvember” at Lan Su Chinese Garden, 239 NW Everett Street, Portland, Oregon, Friday (November 1, 2019) through November 30, 2019.
Inspired by chrysanthemum displays found in gardens throughout China, Lan Su presents the biggest “Mumvember” …

Maple Plant Sale
August 31, 2012 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Maple Plant Sale
Maple Plant Sale

Not only is October the time of year when maples show their best color, it is also the best time of year to plant them.
Making the most of the season are Friends of the …

Trees: Really Big Plants
July 13, 2012 – 7:46 am | Comments Off on Trees: Really Big Plants
Trees: Really Big Plants

Here’s a road trip for two wheels, not four.
The Tour des Trees is a seven-day bicycle trip starting in in Portland, Oregon, on August 5, 2012, and ending there August 11, 2012.
Riders trace a counter-clockwise …

Garden Dialogues
July 9, 2012 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on Garden Dialogues
Garden Dialogues

How do patrons and designers work together? What makes for a great, enduring collaboration? Garden Dialogues provides unique opportunities for small groups to experience some of today’s most beautiful gardens created by some of the …

Chrysanthemums in Portland
November 21, 2011 – 12:31 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemums in Portland
Chrysanthemums in Portland

The annual Chrysanthemum Show is underway at Lan Su Chinese Garden, 239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland, Oregon.
But, do make those travel plans soon, Road Trips Gardeners, because the last day is November 30, 2011.
The chrysanthemum …

Portland Rose Festival
May 20, 2011 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Portland Rose Festival
Portland Rose Festival

The Rose Festival in Portland, Oregon, takes place May 27 through June 12, 2011. This year’s rose is the Sweet Spotlight (pictured, at left).
White roses are truly elegant, yet rarely are they fragrant… until now! …

Chinese Chrysanthemum Festival
October 12, 2010 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on Chinese Chrysanthemum Festival
Chinese Chrysanthemum Festival

A Chrysanthemum Festival is planned at the Lan Su Chinese Garden, 239 NW Everett Street, Portland, Oregon, November 2-21, 2010.
In China, this autumn bloom is a symbol of good fortune and health, and has …

Portland’s Chrysanthemum Exhibitions
October 5, 2010 – 12:39 am | Comments Off on Portland’s Chrysanthemum Exhibitions
Portland’s Chrysanthemum Exhibitions

Kiku Matsuri, a Chrysanthemum Viewing Festival, will be held at the Portland Japanese Garden October 9-17, 2010. Both cut and potted fancy mums are included in this outdoor display at 611 SW Kingston, Portland, Oregon.
As …