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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10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US
March 1, 2020 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on 10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US
10 Botanic Gardens to Check Out in the US

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By the Discoverer Blog
Whether you’re trying to beat the summer heat beneath the leafy shade or escape the winter cold inside tropical greenhouses, botanical gardens are a popular year-round …

American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
January 1, 2020 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps
American Gardens on U.S. Postage Stamps

The United States Postal Service™ celebrates the beauty of American Gardens in a set of commemoratives.
This pane of 20 stamps features ten different photographs of botanic, country estate, and municipal gardens, taken between 1996 and …

Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month
March 27, 2019 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month
Tour the Gardens of the White House Next Month

Headed to Washington, D.C., in April, Road Trips Gardeners? (Willing to stand in line for hours?) The White House gardens and grounds are open to visitors two days next month. The grounds will be open …

Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.
March 18, 2019 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.
Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.

Although the National Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off March 20 (Wednesday) and runs through April 14, 2019, the National Park Service has announced that peak bloom in Washington, D.C., this year will be from April …

Model Trains and Holiday Flowers in Washington DC
November 12, 2018 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Model Trains and Holiday Flowers in Washington DC
Model Trains and Holiday Flowers in Washington DC

“Seasons Greenings” in the Conservatory at the United States Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC, showcases plant-based re-creations of iconic train stations from across the U.S. in a celebration of America’s railroad history. …

Tudor Place Guided Garden Tour
August 6, 2018 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Tudor Place Guided Garden Tour
Tudor Place Guided Garden Tour

Hey, Road Trips Gardeners: if the nation’s capital is on your travel schedule, consider planning a stop at Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, 1644 31st Street NW, Washington DC, for a garden tour.
They’re set …

“Herban” Lifestyles at National Arboretum
July 6, 2018 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on “Herban” Lifestyles at National Arboretum
“Herban” Lifestyles at National Arboretum

Herbs fit into almost every facet of a Road Trips Gardener’s life, from healing to high fashion. A new series led by professional herbalists and herbal artisans takes place in August at the National Arboretum,
3501 …

Conservatory to Open at MGM National Harbor
October 24, 2016 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Conservatory to Open at MGM National Harbor
Conservatory to Open at MGM National Harbor

It seems like a great place for a Road Trips Gardener to stay. As guests step into MGM National Harbor, 7100 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, Maryland, later this year, they’ll step into a conservatory …

Rose Garden at the White House
September 11, 2015 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Rose Garden at the White House
Rose Garden at the White House

Tomorrow’s the last day for an exhibit on The Kennedy Rose Garden: Traditionally American. Staged by the White House Historical Association at the White House Visitor Center, 748 Jackson Place NW, Washington, D.C., it explores …

National Cherry Blossom Festival
March 16, 2015 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on National Cherry Blossom Festival
National Cherry Blossom Festival

The 103rd National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., takes place March 20 through April 12, 2015.
The plantings of the cherry blossom trees originated as a gift in 1912 from the people of …