10 Extraordinary Gardens
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As the breadbasket of the country, California is known for its bountiful harvests of everything from avocados to grapes. But the Golden State is also home to …

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Batalla de Flores de Laredo
June 29, 2015 – 8:24 am | No Comment
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 …

Tatton Park Flower Show
June 22, 2015 – 8:37 am | Comments Off
Tatton Park Flower Show

If you’re headed to Great Britain next month, Road Trips Gardeners, you may want to schedule a stop at the Tatton Park Flower Show, sponsored by the Royal Horticultural Society.
It takes place July 22 through …

All About Plants
June 3, 2015 – 8:45 am | Comments Off
All About Plants

OK, so it’s another frustrating event for Stateside Road Trips Gardeners: we can look and learn, but we can’t buy at “All About Plants”, a weekend celebrating the past, present and future of plants set …

Les Rendez-Vous aux Jardins
May 29, 2015 – 8:19 am | Comments Off
Les Rendez-Vous aux Jardins

Headed to France, Road Trips Gardeners? Les Rendez-Vous aux Jardins takes place June 5, 6 and 7, 2015, all across the country.
(The English translation of the website is a bit funky because it was accomplished …

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
May 22, 2015 – 8:50 am | Comments Off
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Enjoy six days of “green-fingered fun” at the 25th annual Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, set for June 30 through July 5, 2015, just outside London, England. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. each …

Infiorata di Genzano
May 18, 2015 – 8:34 am | Comments Off
Infiorata di Genzano

A dazzling carpet of colored flowers transformed into portraits, religious images and abstract designs stretches along the main street in Genzano, Italy, one of Rome’s hill towns, June 13, 14 and 15, 2015.
The Infiorata is …

London’s Open Garden Squares
May 13, 2015 – 8:44 am | Comments Off
London’s Open Garden Squares

Your Road Trips Gardener’s favorite tour is next month in London, England.
Open Garden Squares takes place all across town June 13 and 14, 2015.
This is a chance to take a peek behind the closed gates …

British Flowers Week
May 4, 2015 – 8:10 am | Comments Off
British Flowers Week

There’s a British Flowers Week (who knew?).
Road Trips Gardeners who’ll be in London next month can catch the show June 15 through 19, 2015, at New Covent Garden Flower Market, Vauxhall, London, England.
Highlights include fifteen …

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

Rose Fest in Bulgaria
April 24, 2015 – 8:30 am | Comments Off
Rose Fest in Bulgaria

Kazanlak is the center of rose oil extraction in Bulgaria, so it’s only natural that the town hosts a Rose Festival.
The 112th year of the fragrant event celebrating the Rosa damascena (Damask Rose) is set …