Category Archives: Garden and Horticulture Shows

Chelsea Flower Show: The King of Flower Exhibitions

A veteran of many flower shows in the U.S., I was excited to attend my first ever Chelsea Flower Show in London, a rite of passage for any serious garden lover. Continue reading

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Gardening Trends 2017

Gardening trends for 2017 run the gamut of plenty of new plant intros and new ways to market them with gardening super centers. Continue reading

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Macy’s Flower Show-Art In Bloom

Art in Bloom at Macy’s in NYC is a breath of spring after our long cold winter. Floral creations beautifully interpret major art movements. Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action! Philadelphia Flower Show, Part 2

Miniature landscapes and miniature settings stole the show at the Philadelphia Flower Show this year. Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” got the blue ribbon for drama. Continue reading

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Lights Camera Bloom! Philadelphia Flower Show-Part 1

The Philadelphia Flower Show was under the bright lights this year with a movie theme. Interpreting popular movies was a fun way to showcase people’s talents with landscaping and arranging plants. Continue reading

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Northwest Flower & Garden Highlights

The recent Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle highlights new trends and new products in the gardening world. Continue reading

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Vintage Gardening

Did you know that old gardening tools are a “hot” collectable? See what you have in your gardening shed that might be worth some money. Continue reading

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ARTiculture-Philadelphia Flower Show 2014

Judging the recent Philadelphia flower show is always an exciting experience. Pairing art and horticulture is a natural mix which showcased floral arranging and horticulture as an art form. Continue reading

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Scarecrow on Duty-The Fun of Creating a ‘Scarey’ Scarecrow

Scarecrows are fun to create from found materials in all shapes, sizes, and materials! Fabricated from a left over metal trash can and dryer vent pipe, and sheet metal findings from a house installation, my scarecrow was a fixture in my garden. … Continue reading

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Brilliant! The Philadelphia Flower Show

Attention Plant Geeks! You still have time to visit the greatest flower show on earth! I just came back from doing my demo of fairy gardens at the Philadelphia Flower Show and took lots of pictures and video.  If you can’t … Continue reading

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