Archive for October, 2017

New Orchids Discovered in Madagascar

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Madagascar is the home of so many fascinating plants and animals, and scientists have discovered even more orchids. Ten new Cynorkis species have been found in a remote area of northern Madagascar, including one with a champagne fragrance. Check out the story and great photos at The English Garden.

The Dracula Ball

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Want to go to a fantastic party and help orchids at the same time? Enjoy the Dracula Ball: Gala under Glass on October 19th at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. This fundraiser celebrates Draculas — not the Transylvanian kind, but the Latin American orchids with the same name. Tickets start at $75 […]

Our Garden Blooms

Friday, October 6th, 2017

With warm days lately, we’re enjoying lots of flowers. Orchids and other greenery keep our front and back yards full of color and buzzing with local wildlife. Cymbidiums, Epidendrums, and Masdevallias are such reliable bloomers here that they rarely take a break. Poppies, nasturtiums, and bromeliads add to the show. Even though we don’t have […]

October Orchid Shows

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

From Honolulu to Helsinki, from Louisville to Lima, orchid lovers gather to discuss, photograph, judge, and buy orchids. Don’t miss these great events around the globe. October 1 Waikato Orchid Society Spring Show, Hamilton Gardens, Cobham Dr., Hamilton, New Zealand October 1 Hastings River Orchid Society Show, Wauchope RSL Club, Wauchope, NSW, Australia October 1 […]