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A Show of Orchids

Just as I wonder
whether it’s going to die,
the orchid blossoms and I can’t explain why it
moves my heart, why such pleasure comes from one small bud… 338 more words
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A Walk in the Garden

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”
—John Muir (1838-1914)
We received more than we were seeking from a walk at the… 296 more words
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The New York Botanical Garden Transports Visitors to Key West

“To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” – George Santayana

In New England, each of the seasons has its own distinct, somewhat maddening identity. 288 more words


What’s Wonderful at the New York Botanical Garden

I think it’s safe to say that winter has finally surrendered, and that the slow, drizzly foray into springtime has arrived. How wonderful are those days that are punctuated by surprising bursts of warm sunlight? 316 more words

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Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden's Enid A. Haupt Conservatory 2014 By Carolyn M. Johnson

If you have ever been to a botanical garden or a natural place in the tropics as I have, you’ll know what I meanwhen I say, “Perfect words are hard to come by to describe the experience of being in the midst of such great natural beauty,” but here is my humble attempt to paint word pictures of exotic and classic orchids. 578 more words

Must Do: New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show

Spring is finally coming to NYC! That means that the New York Botanical Garden’s (NYBG) annual Orchid Show is in full swing.

NYBG is a great place to spend the afternoon with your kids. 269 more words