2023’s Best U. S. Cities for Local Flowers
May 11, 2023 – 10:29 pm | Comments Off on 2023’s Best U. S. Cities for Local Flowers

Looking at five floral categories in the 200 largest U.S. cities, Lawn Love came up with these two lists.
They checked out access to flower shops and specialty-cut flower vendors, consumer ratings, and the number of …

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Johannesburg International Flower Show
October 21, 2019 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Johannesburg International Flower Show
Johannesburg International Flower Show

The first Johannesburg International Flower Show will take place October 30 through November 3, 2019, in the Mall of Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Look for an exhibition filled with flowers, gardens, nursery displays, music, and food …

Gardening Tours
October 17, 2011 – 12:46 am | Comments Off on Gardening Tours
Gardening Tours

OK, Road Trips Gardeners, you’ve been to every North American garden tour and are ready for new horizons.
One place to check out: Gardening Tours. This company, based in Canada, leads tours for gardeners world-wide.
Upcoming jaunts …

Grahamstown Flower Festival
September 23, 2011 – 12:31 am | Comments Off on Grahamstown Flower Festival
Grahamstown Flower Festival

Thinking of traveling to South Africa, Road Trips Gardeners? Consider a stop at the Makana Botanical Gardens in Grahamstown for the third Flower Festival. It’s set for October 29 and 30, 2011.
Guest speakers are Tanya …

Wildflowers of Darling
September 14, 2010 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Wildflowers of Darling
Wildflowers of Darling

It’s coming into spring in the Southern Hemisphere, Road Trips Gardeners, and just the right time for wildflowers.
Some of the most colorful (such as those in the photograph) are in bloom in Darling, a community …

Two Orchid Shows in Pretoria
April 1, 2010 – 3:06 pm | One Comment
Two Orchid Shows in Pretoria

Road Trips Gardeners who love orchids might want to put South Africa on their travel schedules. First up is the annual orchid show May 28 to 30, 2010, organized by the Orchid Society of Northern …

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
January 12, 2010 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off on Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Some may visit for the landscape, but most Road Trips Gardeners put distant climes on their travel schedules to see the plants: especially indigenous plants. One garden that emphasizes native flora is Kirstenbosch National Botanical …