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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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 …

Secrets of Victoria: Waterlily Queen
September 20, 2013 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Secrets of Victoria: Waterlily Queen
Secrets of Victoria: Waterlily Queen

You’ve got to hurry if you want to catch an intriguing exhibit in the Music Room at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. It closes September 29, 2013.
Experience the unique and haunting beauty …

International Aroid Society
September 4, 2013 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on International Aroid Society
International Aroid Society

One of the fun things about this job is the opportunity to explore categories of plant life one has never contemplated before. The International Aroid Society celebrates a grouping of flowering plants called (unsurprisingly) aroids.
According …

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 …

Secret Gardens in North Carolina
August 26, 2013 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Secret Gardens in North Carolina
Secret Gardens in North Carolina

Nature’s art is showcased during the 10th annual Secret Garden Tour in the historic river district of Wilmington, North Carolina.
This is your chance, Road Trips Gardeners to get behind the walls to see private gardens …

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 …

Highgrove Florilegium in Brussels
August 7, 2013 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Highgrove Florilegium in Brussels
Highgrove Florilegium in Brussels

For five years, some of the world’s best botanical illustrators were invited by H.R.H Prince Charles of Wales to create drawings and watercolors based on the plants growing in his garden at his Highgrove estate …

Global Kitchen Garden
July 29, 2013 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Global Kitchen Garden
Global Kitchen Garden

If you like growing your own food, here’s an exhibit you’ll want to see, Road Trips Gardeners. (You’ll need to hop across the pond, because it’s at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, London, England — …

Swiss Dahlias
July 26, 2013 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Swiss Dahlias
Swiss Dahlias

Dahlia aficionados headed to Switzerland shouldn’t miss a stop at the shoreline of Lake Geneva in Morges (map).
From now through October, some 2,250 dahlias will be in bloom between the castle and the Parc de …

Helsinki’s Rose Garden
July 24, 2013 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Helsinki’s Rose Garden
Helsinki’s Rose Garden

If you’ll be in Helsinki, Finland, this summer, Road Trips Gardeners be sure to stop by the Rose Garden — it’s in bloom from July until late autumn. (Do note that we’re talking about the …