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Yellow Orchids

I’ve taken a fancy to orchids. They seem to like me and their new home. Since leaving the market, and are opening one by one. 35 more words



Amidst a long cold summer there have been one or two rare days when the sun deemed to show itself. It was on one of those days that I made a visit the Lough Allen allotment.   440 more words


Growing Dendrobium tetragonum in Adelaide 1983 and Now

In 1983, Ron Robjohns, NOSSA’s first treasurer, wrote a comprehensive series of articles about growing epiphytes in South Australia. Thirty years on Ron’s information for growing is still helpful and applicable for today. 371 more words

Australian Orchids

A Photo a Week Challenge - Fill the Frame

I love orchids and these are always somewhere on my random computer background rotations.  Thought I would share them with you all today.. I could not decide on just one so added all six. 77 more words


BIG Winners at the Philippine Orchid Society's 69th Mid-Year Orchid and Garden Show

Hardin ng mga Bulaklak, ( Flower Garden ) , Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City, Philippines

Dr. Elenita Binay, Mrs. Amelita” Ming” Ramos and Senator Cynthia Villar together with distinguished members and officers of the Philippine Orchid Society… 803 more words


South Australian orchid a sad symbol of lack of federal funds for botanical research

Could the rather prosaically named two-bristle greenhood (Pterostylis psammophila) be one of the world’s rarest orchids?

If so (and there are only around 90 left out there in the Barossa Valley) then the federal government appears to be hedging its bets about possibly listing this South Australian rarity as critically endangered. 545 more words



This orchid has been with me for about eight years, but hasn’t flowered for around five of those. So the below picture pleases me greatly.