Archive for October, 2019

The Many Orchids of Singapore’s Cloud Forest Conservatory

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Singapore’s Cloud Forest Conservatory is a great place for orchids. It houses large displays of orchid species and hybrids, along with ferns, carnivorous plants, and other tropical greenery. The enormous glasshouse replicates a cloud forest, which is a high mountain forest bathed in constant mist and cool temperatures. Some of these varieties, like Masdevallias, Odonts, […]

Experience the Orchids of Asia in Sarasota, Florida

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida begins its exhibit “The Orchid Show 2019: Blossoms of Asia” tomorrow. The event runs from Saturday, October 12th to Sunday, December 1st, and features Asian orchids. It also includes information about orchids’ roles in Asian cultures, arts, and philosophies. Numerous lectures and classes will take place through the […]

The Singapore Botanic Gardens Are World Class

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

The Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG) is one of the most popular gardens in the world. Founded in 1859, it’s played a pivotal role in Singapore’s orchid industry, but there’s more than orchids in its 203 acres (82 hectares.) This tropical paradise is home to the National Orchid Garden, and also a Ginger Garden, Children’s Garden, […]

October Orchid Events

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

From Honolulu to Helsinki, from Buenos Aires to Bologna, orchid lovers gather for shows, auctions, and conferences this month. The USA, New Zealand, and Australia have busy schedules. Check the list below to make sure you don’t miss any of these great events near you. October 2 – 13 Big Fresno Fair Orchid Show, Fresno […]