Fluttering Flowers
June 30, 2014 – 10:50 am | 2 Comments

Butterflies and flowers naturally go together, the latter tethered to the earth, and the former free to flit, bringing both color and motion to a garden.
Many conservatories host butterfly exhibits. Some are seasonal, others are …

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North Carolina Chrysanthemum Society Show
September 29, 2014 – 8:08 am | No Comment

chrysanthemum-pinkHundreds of crysanthemum blooms are promised during the annual show of the North Carolina Chrysanthemum Society set for October 18 and 19, 2014, at the North Carolina Arboretum in the Bent Creek Experimental Forest, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, North Carolina.

Judging will be conducted according to National Chrysanthemum society standards by accredited judges.

Bonsai Exhibition
September 26, 2014 – 8:02 am | No Comment
Bonsai Exhibition

The 43rd annual Bonsai Exhibition of the Yamato Bonsai Kai is set for October 19 and 19, 2014, at Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church, 32975 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City, California.
Hours are noon to 6 p.m. …

Illinois Orchid Society
September 24, 2014 – 8:07 am | No Comment
Illinois Orchid Society

The Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale takes place October 11 and 12, 2014, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Ilinois.
Hours each day are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Note …

Inspiring Kew
September 22, 2014 – 8:51 am | No Comment
Inspiring Kew

“Inspiring Kew“, an exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, ngland, reveals the ways Kew has been a source of inspiration, from the creation of …

Fall Home & Garden Show
September 19, 2014 – 8:42 am | No Comment
Fall Home & Garden Show

The 28th annual Fall Home & Garden Show will be held September 26, 27 and 28, 2014, in the Alamodome, 100 Montana Steet, San Antonio, Texas.
Check out fully-built landscapes and water features — done inside …

Carolina Bonsai Expo
September 17, 2014 – 8:26 am | No Comment
Carolina Bonsai Expo

The Carolina Bonsai Expo features the juried work of bonsai enthusiasts from bonsai clubs in a six-state region of the United States.
This year’s expo, set for October 11 and 12, 2014, in the North Carolina …

Pomegranates and Persimmons
September 15, 2014 – 8:35 am | No Comment
Pomegranates and Persimmons

Your Road Trips Gardener had a grandfather who thought everything he planted in his backyard should work as hard as he did. So, we had raspberry bushes and an asparagus plot and cherry trees and …

Aroids in Florida
September 12, 2014 – 8:51 am | No Comment
Aroids in Florida

The annual plant show and sale presented by the International Aroid Society is set for September 19, 20 and 21, 2014, in the Garden House of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road Coral …

Fall Plant and Bulb Sale
September 10, 2014 – 8:11 am | No Comment
Fall Plant and Bulb Sale

Looking for unusual plants and bulbs? If you’re wandering Colorado towards the end of this month, consider scheduling a stop at the Denver Botanic Garden, 1007 York Street, Denver, Colorado, for the Fall Sale.
There will …

Flower, Food & Garden Show
September 8, 2014 – 8:46 am | No Comment
Flower, Food & Garden Show

This is the 20th year for the California State Home & Garden Show at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1600 Third Street, Sacramento, California.
Dates are September 12, 13 and 14, 2014. If you miss …

Flower of the Day: “Articulture”
September 6, 2014 – 8:20 am | No Comment
Flower of the Day: “Articulture”

In honor of next week’s National Heirloom Exposition in Santa Rosa, California, your Road Trips Gardener presents an artwork made of flowers.
“Articulture” by Deborah Ravin is just one of the pieces on view at the …