Spring Garden Expos
January 6, 2015 – 8:10 pm | No Comment

If it’s winter, it must be time to think about what you’re going to be doing outdoors once spring arrives.
A raft of indoor expositions are planned from coast to coast to help with that planning. …

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Landscape Art
January 19, 2015 – 8:52 am | No Comment
Landscape Art

“Land in Sicht – 400 Years of Landscape Art” opens March 14, 2015, at the Weserburg Museum of Modern Art (pictured), Teerhof 20, Bremen, Germany.
Featuring pictures drawn from four centuries, the exhibition aims to …

Stories Written in the Soil
December 22, 2014 – 8:10 am | No Comment
Stories Written in the Soil

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
By Czech Tourism
Road Trips Gardeners have a wealth of gardens to explore in the Czech Republic.
The Flower Garden in Kromeriz ranks among the most precious of gardens in the …

Flower(s) of the Day: Gardens of Augustusburg
December 20, 2014 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Flower(s) of the Day: Gardens of Augustusburg

Formal gardens are tucked behind the magnificent yellow and white Augustusburg Castle in Brühl, Germany.
Built in 1725 by Elector Clemens August, it was trashed by Napoleon’s troops in the early 19th Century. In 1815 the …

Route of the Camellia
December 15, 2014 – 8:47 am | No Comment
Route of the Camellia

Camellias were brought to the Iberian Peninsula from the East by Portuguese sailors. They’ve been brightening the gardens of the Spanish region of Galicia from the early 19th century.
Road Trips Gardeners will enjoy following …

Flower of the Day: Trumpet Vine
December 6, 2014 – 8:07 am | No Comment
Flower of the Day: Trumpet Vine

Blood orange trumpet vine flowers grace a wall in Athens, Greece, on a sunny early September afternoon.
According to Wikipedia, Campsis (trumpet creeper, trumpet vine) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae, native …

Tulip Cruise in the Netherlands and Belgium
November 28, 2014 – 8:55 am | No Comment
Tulip Cruise in the Netherlands and Belgium

It’s not too early to begin planning for spring travel, Road Trips Gardeners. If tulips and other spring flowers are on your mind, consider this: Emerald Waterways has a new tour just for you.
Highlights of …

International Garden Festival
October 8, 2014 – 8:56 am | No Comment
International Garden Festival

The 10th International Garden Festival: Ponte de Lima runs through October 31, 2014, in far northwest Portugal.
It’s not a short display: it started May 30, 2014. This allows for seasonal changes in the garden designs …

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 …

The Flower Parade in Zundert
September 1, 2014 – 8:32 am | No Comment
The Flower Parade in Zundert

Special to Road Trips for Gardeners
Flower parades are not all alike. Take the one in Zundert, Netherlands, for example. The photo at left shows one of the floats at a recent Flower Parade. Giraffes? …

Murabilia Murainfiore Flower Show
August 15, 2014 – 8:03 am | No Comment
Murabilia Murainfiore Flower Show

The “Murabilia Murainfiore Flower Show” is a gardening exhibition and market dedicated to the green world in all its forms.
It’s set for September 5, 6 and 7, 2014, on the Town Walls of Lucca, …