Archive for December, 2019

Rescuing a Delicious Australian Orchid

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

The Sydney Morning Herald reports on saving the Sunshine Diuris, a rare and delicious Australian orchid species. Diuris fragrantissima is also known as Snow in the Paddocks. Once common in grasslands around Melbourne, this species’ tubers were a favorite food source for Aboriginal peoples. It was so plentiful that European settlers picked its flowers by […]

December Orchid Events

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

This is always the slowest month of the year for orchid events, but you can still find activities on several continents listed below. Many orchid societies have holiday parties and auctions, so check with your local group for more. December 3 St. Augustine Orchid Society Christmas Auction, Memorial Lutheran Church, 3375 US 1 South, St. […]