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Escape Winter at the NY Botanical Garden's Orchid Show: Thailand. (Photos)

Walking into the Enid Haupt Conservatory, my mood changed instantly for the better. The biting cold I’d just weathered gave way to the soothing heat and humidity of the tropical oasis inside. 865 more words


Empathy and Imagination ~

“When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination,
the whole world opens up to you.” — Susan Sarandon



Friday Flora 17.2.17

After illness comes the recuperation and a first foray with my camera experimenting with the one point colour mode which is how I must look as health creeps back into my cheeks. 42 more words


Odontioda Tricolour 4N x (Tiffany x Joe's Drum) is in bloom

I acquired this Odontioda Tricolour 4N (Tiffany x Joe’s Drum) during my visit to Bob Hamilton’s greenhouses on May 14, 2016.  It was a healthy seedling when I acquired it, and I kept it in the same pot.   91 more words


Wilsonara Bouley Bay 'Golden Showers' x Odm. Parade 'Goldilocks'

I purchased this Wilsonara Bouley Bay ‘Golden Showers’ x Odm. Parade ‘Goldilocks’ from eBay vendor letstalkplants on February 6th and it arrived on February 10th.  It is currently in bloom and bug with two spikes, each having 10 flowers about 2″ in diameter.   53 more words


Purple Haze

Purple Haze –

Upon the horizon, shades of lavender, mauve and violet,  delicate and soft.

Orchids, Lavendar, Lotus, Bluebells of Scotland.


Stunning Sunsets 54 more words