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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Pollinator Park . . . Coming Soon!
May 17, 2021 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Pollinator Park . . . Coming Soon!
Pollinator Park . . . Coming Soon!

Poln8rs Plus, a non-profit conservation organization, is purchasing 134 acres near Calhoun Falls in Abbeville County, South Carlina to open a first-of-its-kind fully dedicated Pollinator Park.
When completed, this agri-tourism attraction will feature 20 …

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 …

South Carolina Festival of Flowers
June 7, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on South Carolina Festival of Flowers
South Carolina Festival of Flowers

The South Carolina Festival of Flowers takes place throughout the month of June, but the main weekend is today, tomorrow, and Sunday (June 7, 8 and 9, 2019).
This is the 52nd year for the “beginning …

South Carolina Wildflowers
March 30, 2018 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on South Carolina Wildflowers
South Carolina Wildflowers

South Carolina’s state parks are beginning to showcase some of the region’s beautiful, indigenous, and rare flowers.
The Oconee Bell (pictured), one of South Carolina’s earliest blooming wildflowers, can be seen at Devils Fork State Park …

If It’s December, It’s Poinsettia Time
December 12, 2016 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on If It’s December, It’s Poinsettia Time
If It’s December, It’s Poinsettia Time

Yes: today’s National Poinsettia Day.
The date marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, an American botanist, physician and Minister to Mexico who in 1828 sent cuttings of the plant he’d discovered in Southern Mexico to …

Midlands Plant & Flower Festival
September 9, 2015 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Midlands Plant & Flower Festival
Midlands Plant & Flower Festival

The Midlands Plant & Flower Festival takes place September 18, 19 and 20, 2015 at the South Carolina State Farmers Market, 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia, South Carolina.
Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday …

Riverbanks Orchid Festival
February 4, 2015 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Riverbanks Orchid Festival
Riverbanks Orchid Festival

Are you driving in the American Southeast this weekend, Road Trips Gardeners?
If so, swing by Riverbanks Orchid Festival, sponsored by the South Carolina Orchid Society.
It takes place February 6 through 8, 2015, in the …

Charleston Camellia Walks
March 5, 2014 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Charleston Camellia Walks
Charleston Camellia Walks

Camellia Walks take place at 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through March 22, 2014, at Middleton Place Gardens, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, South Carolina.
Camellias bloom in hues from white to all shades of …

Collard Greens Anyone?
March 27, 2012 – 3:46 pm | Comments Off on Collard Greens Anyone?
Collard Greens Anyone?

The collard green is now the official state vegetable of South Carolina, Road Trips Gardeners.
The proposal to name collard greens the official state vegetable was prompted by a letter from Mary Grace Wingard, a 9-year-old …

Camellia Walks
November 18, 2011 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Camellia Walks
Camellia Walks

Wander through the camellias at Middleton Place Gardens, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, South Carolina, from February 11, 2012, through March 24, 2012.
Colors range from white to shades of red and pink.
The Gardens, which …