Midsummer flutterers for amateur nature lovers: moths make quite an interesting study. Click here to read more… NATIONAL MOTH WEEK.
For more information, call 502-241-4788 or visit Yew Dell Botanical Gardens.
Why are there fewer and fewer butterflies each year? One big problem for the migrating monarch population is a loss of habitat … You can help by planting milkweed!
Discover Gardening is the theme of the 2013 Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair flower show, being held at Masterson Station park July 13 and 14. Co-sponsored by the Fayette County Master Gardener Association and the Lexington Council Garden Clubs, this show is both a judged fruit, flower and vegetable growing horitulture contest, as well as a standard flower show where you can pick up ideas on all sorts of things to grow in your own garden, and enjoy viewing themed floral arrangements. To find all the facts at the Bluegrass Flower Show Web-site, click here.
Entries: 9-11:30 a.m. July 13; Judging 1 p.m. The show is open to the public for viewing 3-10 p.m. both July 13 and 14. Entry is free with general fair admission.For other Inside Out & About posts, click here.
Want to learn more about landscaping with native plants? Check out this tour of three local gardens on June 30. Click here to learn more: Beauties of the Garden 2013
Went walking at The Arboretum on Alumni Drive at the University of Kentucky this evening, and was amazed and delighted to find the best show of rose bloom and color I can remember. Could it be true that there are 1800 different kinds of roses planted there? I lost count! Treat yourself to the show…. Here is a preview …
This is a community sale of both new and used items in a beautiful ‘fair-like’ country setting. Booths include plants and garden accessories, children’s clothing and toys, household furnishings, jewelry, adult clothing and many miscellaneous items.
Fun things include: Spend-a-Buck Raffle, free pony rides, live music, a bake sale, lunch and inflatibles. This year a new item: a free van tour of the Pisgah district, which will include Brittany and Winstar Farms. The tours will be at 10, 11 and 12 on a first come, first serve basis.
The Danville Garden Club is holding its first garden tour ever on May 11, 2013. Historic Danville is located in Boyle county, Kentucky, about 35 miles south of Lexington. For a peek at what you’ll see on the tour, follow this link to today’s story: Danville Garden Club Tour.
Be sure to check out the related photo gallery, too.