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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“The Fabulous Trajectory of Lady Elsie” in Québec
August 1, 2018 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on “The Fabulous Trajectory of Lady Elsie” in Québec
“The Fabulous Trajectory of Lady Elsie” in Québec

“The fabulous trajectory of Mrs. Elsie” is an exhibition saluting Elsie Reford, who developed between 1926 and 1958 of Les Jardins de Métis at Métis, Quebec, Canada, between 1926 and 1958. (They’re also known as …

Flower of the Day: Pink Petunias
January 6, 2018 – 8:58 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink Petunias
Flower of the Day: Pink Petunias

Our intrepid photographer has already confessed an addiction to bougainvillea, but these shocking pink petunias are certainly in the running for favorite summer flower.
These brilliant blooms were snapped a few years ago in rural Charette, …

Christmas Season With a Montréal Flair
December 13, 2013 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Christmas Season With a Montréal Flair
Christmas Season With a Montréal Flair

Christmas Season With Flair, a blend of tradition, art and rustic charm, is underway through January 5, 2014, at the Montréal Botanical Garden, 4101 rue Sherbrooke Est, Montréal, Québec, Canada.
The Main Exhibition Greenhouse presents a …

Le Jardin du Monastère des Hospitalières
August 9, 2013 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Le Jardin du Monastère des Hospitalières
Le Jardin du Monastère des Hospitalières

If you’re going to be in Montréal, Québec, Canada, later this summer, you might want to put one of these upcoming tours on your schedule, Road Trips Gardeners.
Le Jardin du Monastère des Hospitalières is the …

Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal
June 18, 2013 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal
Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal

It’s hard to explain Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal, an exhibition taking place this summer in the Montréal Botanical Garden, 4101 Sherbrooke Street East, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Dates are June 22 through September 29, 2013.
Yes, it’s a …

Gardens of Light
September 17, 2012 – 12:39 pm | Comments Off on Gardens of Light
Gardens of Light

Not all blooms in gardens are plants. Sometimes, they’re lanterns — like those in “Gardens of Light”, on display through November 4, 2012, in the Chinese and Japanese gardens of the Montréal Botanical Garden, 4101 …

Flower of the Day: White Hydrangea
August 25, 2012 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: White Hydrangea
Flower of the Day: White Hydrangea

It’s perfectly logical that a farm named for snow that specializes in raising sheep would have white hydrangeas, and these look positively gorgeous offset by the retro pink and gray of the barn.
The country vignette …

Flower of the Day: Pink Petunia
August 18, 2012 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Pink Petunia
Flower of the Day: Pink Petunia

Petunias in this magnificent shade of shocking pink (Schiaparelli pink?) were blooming in profusion in the rural Québec town of Charette in mid-July.
According to Wikipedia, Petunia is genus in the family Solanaceae of 35 species …

Flower of the Day: Daisies
August 4, 2012 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Daisies
Flower of the Day: Daisies

Daisies are in full bloom at Auberge le Baluchon in Saint-Paulin, Québec, Canada.
This resort complex north and east of Montréal is huge. There are a variety of rooms in four different buildings plus a spa, …

International Garden Festival
May 25, 2012 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on International Garden Festival
International Garden Festival

The 13th edition of the International Garden Festival, Reford Gardens, 200 Route 132, Grand-Métis, Québec, Canada (map), will feature 24 gardens (the largest number ever) by designers from Montréal, Toronto and Winnipeg in Canada, and …