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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50th Tulip Festival in Switzerland
January 10, 2020 – 8:13 am | Comments Off on 50th Tulip Festival in Switzerland
50th Tulip Festival in Switzerland

A tulip festival is planned from March 20 through May 10, 2020, in the Parc de l’Indépendance on the shores of Lake Geneva, between the Château de Morges and the river La Morges in Vaud, …

Narcissi, Tulips in Bloom in Vaud, Switzerland
April 5, 2019 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Narcissi, Tulips in Bloom in Vaud, Switzerland
Narcissi, Tulips in Bloom in Vaud, Switzerland

Spring is a beautiful time to visit the Lake Geneva region of Switzerland.
Wild narcissi are in bloom along the Montreux Riviera from April to June, transforming the meadows above Montreux and Vevey into white, perfumed …

Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland
April 23, 2018 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland
Spring Flowers in Vaud, Switzerland

All along Lake Geneva, spring announces itself with colorful blossoms that last for weeks.
On the hillsides and meadows above Montreux and Vevey, Switzerland, a sure sign of spring are the fields of wild narcissus …

Montreux Narcissus Festival
April 27, 2015 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Montreux Narcissus Festival
Montreux Narcissus Festival

Every spring, fields of wild narcissus bloom and transform the meadows above Montreux and Vevey, Switzerland, into what locals call Neige de Mai, the “May snow.”
Between 1897 and 1957, the white blossoms were celebrated with …

Tulip Time
April 13, 2015 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Tulip Time
Tulip Time

There’s nothing that says springtime more than a tulip festival, and there are at least a dozen from which to choose, Road Trips Gardeners. April and May are the best times to see the flowers …

An Adventure in the Alps
May 30, 2014 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on An Adventure in the Alps
An Adventure in the Alps

Are you traveling to Switzerland with children this summer, Road Trips Gardeners? Here’s something new to add to your agenda.
Imagine you’re the size of an ant and live in a wonderfully lush alpine meadow. That’s …

Chelsea Flower Show
October 28, 2013 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Chelsea Flower Show
Chelsea Flower Show

Thinking of attending your first Chelsea Flower Show next spring? One easy way to deal with the logistics of the across-the-pond trip is to take an organized tour (then you don’t even have to worry …

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 …

100 years of Méret Oppenheim
July 19, 2013 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on 100 years of Méret Oppenheim
100 years of Méret Oppenheim

Basel, Switzerland, has a unique garden exhibit in the works.
Called the “100 years of Méret Oppenheim – the secret of vegetation” combines sculpture and nature in a project centered around the Surrealist artist’s 100th birthday …

Garden Terraces in Zurich
May 26, 2013 – 3:03 pm | Comments Off on Garden Terraces in Zurich
Garden Terraces in Zurich

Road Trips Gardeners on the road naturally gravitate toward gardens — even when selecting a restaurant.
Here are some summer garden terrace restaurants in Zürich, Switzerland, as selected by Zürich Tourism
A particular favorite on sunny summer …