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 …

Batalla de Flores de Laredo
July 23, 2018 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Batalla de Flores de Laredo
Batalla de Flores de Laredo

The Batalla de Flores de Laredo takes place in Cantabria, Spain, August 24, 2018.
It’s been held on the last Friday in August almost every year since 1908.
Fanciful floats of fresh flowers battle for prizes in …

La Batalla de Flores de Laredo
August 21, 2017 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on La Batalla de Flores de Laredo
La Batalla de Flores de Laredo

On your way to to Spain, Road Trips Gardener? The “Battle of the Flowers” takes place in Laredo Friday (August 25, 2017).
The streets of the town of Laredo in Cantabria, Spain, are filled with an …

The Maios Fiesta Celebrates Spring Flowers in Spain
March 1, 2017 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on The Maios Fiesta Celebrates Spring Flowers in Spain
The Maios Fiesta Celebrates Spring Flowers in Spain

If April showers bring May flowers, then Pontevedra, Spain, has the right idea. Its Maios Fiesta, set for May 1, 2017, celebrates the arrival of good weather — and the first spring flowers — in …

Flower Season in Girona, Spain
January 4, 2017 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Flower Season in Girona, Spain
Flower Season in Girona, Spain

Road Trips Gardeners may want to include the northeast of the Iberian peninsula on their travel itineraries between May 13 and May 21, 2017, for the Temps de Flors (“Flower Season”) in Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
Plants …

Spain’s Route of the Camellia
December 30, 2016 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Spain’s Route of the Camellia
Spain’s Route of the Camellia

Road Trips Gardeners who are fans of camellias will want to put Spain on their travel itineraries.
The province of Galicia “boasts the perfect conditions for the cultivation of camellias,” according to the Tourist Office of …

La Batalla de Flores de Laredo
August 17, 2015 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on La Batalla de Flores de Laredo
La Batalla de Flores de Laredo

It’s called the Battle of the Flowers, although the competition is artistic rather than martial.
On the last Friday of August (August 28, 2015, this year) groups of local residents of Laredo, Spain (arranged in …

Batalla de Flores de Laredo
June 29, 2015 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Batalla de Flores de Laredo
Batalla de Flores de Laredo

The streets of the town of Laredo in Cantabria, Spain, are filled with an abundance of fresh flowers during La Batalla de Flores de Laredo, which is held each year on the last Friday in …

Temps de Flors in Girona
April 1, 2015 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Temps de Flors in Girona
Temps de Flors in Girona

“Temps de Flors” is set for May 9 through 17, 2015, in the Barri Vell neighborhood of Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
The annual floral exhibition converts monuments, courtyards and other urban locations into ornamental gardens and flower …

Córdoba’s Battle of the Flowers
March 27, 2015 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on Córdoba’s Battle of the Flowers
Córdoba’s Battle of the Flowers

May Day — May 1 — is celebrated in many different ways.
Each year in Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain, they stage a “Battle of the Flowers” — May 1, 2015, of course.
The key element is a parade …