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If we don’t have a late freeze, if squirrels don’t destroy the buds, if voles don’t eat the roots, and if children playing frisbee don’t trample it, my… 320 more words


New Additions

I attended the spring sale at California Orchids in Bolinas CA on Saturday, March 25th.  California Orchids is a large boarding house for orchids that sells to the public only two days per year — once in the spring, and once in the fall.   405 more words



Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.

~Isaac Asimov

Eria Spicata

I purchased this Eria Spicata from eBay vendor autumnimports, and it arrived on March 16th.  It is found in the Himalayas to Thailand, and is a warm-growing epiphyte.   52 more words



Orchids are such beautiful flowers and i decided that i’m going to focus on taking photos of flowers for my final images for my assignment, that i would start off with a studio shoot on a type of flower. 103 more words


Newsflash: Members on the Move

There was a scurry of activity over the weekend when quite a few members of Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) took up the offer to see the… 154 more words


fare thee well, for now, virginia {a walk through lewis ginter botanical gardens}

Monday, March 27:  It’s 3:30 a.m. on Monday morning.  My bags are packed and I’ll leave in about an hour for BWI airport.  My journey to Japan is about to begin. 453 more words