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Picture of the Day- March 29, 2015

This is an orchid branch from the last Philadelphia Flower Show I visited three weeks ago.


Blue orchids - FIMO jewelry set

I thought it would be nice to give a certain shape to polymer clay of mixed colors, so I tried modeling orchids. Blue orchids as earrings and pendant! Enjoy! :)


Success in orchid ownership

Well, here is it: I am the proud owner of a fully blooming orchid! The last bud on my phalaenopsis opened last weekend and now I have seven beautiful orchid flowers to admire whenever my heart desires. 125 more words

Orchids in bloom! I'm only a year behind if we are speaking in Pantones.

Last year’s color was orchid, right?  I got your orchids right here.

Tied this to the palm tree a year-and-a-half ago.  First time blooming.  I’m beginning to think I might have gardening skills.


Mimicry and Deception in the family Orchidaceae; or, Orchids are Sneaky

The orchids are one of the largest families of flowering plants, containing about 25 000 species.  This is quite a lot: to put that in perspective, there are four times as many orchid species as there are mammals and more than twice as many as the number of birds. 1,236 more words


It’s been so long!

It seems like forever since I posted a blog post.  I doubt anyone really reads this so it’s unlikely anyone has noticed.  But if by chance someone stumbles across this and wonders what happened…  I got sick near the end of last year, pretty sick.  461 more words



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Mark Twain