Archive for August, 2017

A Bay Area Guide to Orchids and Their Culture

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

No matter where you live, every orchid lover needs A Bay Area Guide to Orchids and Their Culture by Mary E. Gerritsen and the San Francisco Orchid Society. This well-written book has hundreds of beautiful photos and lots of helpful orchid info. There are concise sections on care basics, explanations of the Bay Area’s varied […]

More Photos from Orchids in the Park

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

How many botanical wonders can be found at Orchids in the Park? Lots!!! Here are more of our photos from this year’s event. Big flowers or small, hybrid or species, fragrant or not — it’s just a tiny fraction of the orchid world’s diversity. The show included an Antelope Dendrobium, the aptly-named Dendrobium helix. There […]

August Orchid Shows

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

The Southern Hemisphere is the focus of this month’s schedule, but there are also events to enjoy in California, St. Louis, the UK, and Germany. Don’t miss these opportunities to celebrate orchids! August 2 – 7 Orquídeas, Pájaros y Flores, Jardín Botánico Joaquín Antonio Uribe, Carrera 52, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia August 3 – 6 Five […]