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 Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art
June 19, 2020 – 9:12 pm | Comments Off on “The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art
“The Artist’s Garden” – secret spaces inspiring art

Road Trips Gardeners no doubt know that some of the greatest painters in history were inspired by their gardens. Having a garden close to one’s home or studio is not only convenient for daily material …

Flower(s) of the Day: Edinburgh, Scotland
June 6, 2020 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Edinburgh, Scotland
Flower(s) of the Day: Edinburgh, Scotland

Thinking about trip I made to Scotland a few years ago.
Wandering the downtown streets turned up multitudes of flowers in window boxes and planters.
Today’s photos are a small sampling from that trip in September 2013.
(Photos …

Dundee Flower and Food Festival in Scotland
July 27, 2018 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Dundee Flower and Food Festival in Scotland
Dundee Flower and Food Festival in Scotland

The 30th annual Flower and Food Festival will run from August 31, 2018, to September 2, 2018, in Camperdown Country Park, Dundee, Scotland.
Road Trips Gardeners will be especially interested in the presentations by gardening experts …

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival
January 15, 2018 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on The Scottish Snowdrop Festival
The Scottish Snowdrop Festival

Each year the Snowdrop Festival gathers together some of the best gardens and woodlands in Scotland where you can see swathes of snowdrops. There are 300 varieties of Galanthus – to give the snowdrop its …

Spring Flower Show
February 21, 2014 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Spring Flower Show
Spring Flower Show

The annual Spring Flower Showsponsored by the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society will be held March 29 and 30, 2014, in the Fletcher Building of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, Scotland. Hours both …

Remarkable Trees
February 14, 2014 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Remarkable Trees
Remarkable Trees

The history of photography is closely bound up with the study of botany; many of the early pioneers of photography such as William Henry Fox Talbot and Anna Atkins used botanical subjects for their photographs …

Scotland’s Botanic Gardens
February 1, 2014 – 2:45 pm | Comments Off on Scotland’s Botanic Gardens
Scotland’s Botanic Gardens

Road Trips Gardeners may think that the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh is its only location in Scotland. Nope. It’s just first among four, all in the southern part of Scotland.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, …

Flower(s) of the Day: Dalry, Scotland
November 2, 2013 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Dalry, Scotland
Flower(s) of the Day: Dalry, Scotland

Public plantings are routine in European cities.
This colorful, tiered, floral display brightened downtown Dalry, Scotland, in late September.
(Photo ©2013 by Susan McKee)

Flower(s) of the Day: Glasgow Bouquets
October 26, 2013 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: Glasgow Bouquets
Flower(s) of the Day: Glasgow Bouquets

The florist in Grand Central Station in Glasgow, Scotland, has dozens of brilliantly colored blooms for sale.
These bouquets of pink, red, yellow and white roses plus carnations, Oriental lilies and more awaited arriving (or departing) …

Flower of the Day: Cosmos
October 19, 2013 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Cosmos
Flower of the Day: Cosmos

From its origins in southern North America, Central America and South America, this hardy field flower has spread worldwide.
These colorful blooms were growing wild along a sidewalk near downtown Steveston, Scotland, in late September.
According to …