Archive for July, 2019

Don’t Miss the Orchids in Golden Gate Park Next Weekend

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Mark your calendars for Orchids in the Park next weekend! These photos from last year’s event are just a small taste of what to expect. In addition to the show, there will be vendors from around the world, orchid care classes, and a class on botanical illustration. Orchids in the Park takes place July 20th […]

Scientific Conference on Andean Orchids Coming in August

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

The Sixth Scientific Conference on Andean Orchids takes place next month from August 6th – 8th. Experts from around the world will gather in Medellín, Colombia, to discuss the latest advances in orchid science. The conference will offer simultaneous translations between English and Spanish. This event is in conjunction with the Orchids, Flowers and Crafts […]

Orchid Post Mortem: Queen Victoria’s Dendrobium

Saturday, July 6th, 2019

Sadly, I lost this beautiful Dendrobium victoriae-reginae, or Queen Victoria’s Dendrobium, in a heat wave. I blogged about this plant a few years ago. Living outdoors, it’s been a tough orchid and a reliable bloomer, surviving numerous travails to flower again. But during a heat wave that went up to 95°F (35°C) over several days, […]

July Orchid Events

Monday, July 1st, 2019

The orchid show schedule slows down in the Northern Hemisphere’s summer heat, but it picks up in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, and South Africa. Golden Gate Park hosts San Francisco’s annual summer show, Orchids in the Park. Don’t miss these great events! July 3 – 6 Fairfield District Orchid Society Show, Fairfield Forum Shopping Centre, […]