Archive for February, 2023

Today Is the Last Day of Pacific Orchid Expo 2023

Sunday, February 26th, 2023

There’s still one more day to enjoy San Francisco’s big orchid show. The Pacific Orchid Expo began on Thursday evening with a special preview event, and has been full of spectacular flowers and people since then. The show runs from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm today. These photos only represent a small sample of the […]

Pacific Orchid Expo 2023 Is Coming!

Monday, February 20th, 2023

If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, don’t miss Pacific Orchid Expo 2023, running from this Friday, February 24th until Sunday, February 26th. Also, catch the special Preview Night on Thursday, February 23rd. It all happens at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, 1199 9th Avenue at Lincoln Way. These photos from […]

An Orchid with Fabulous Fringe

Tuesday, February 14th, 2023

Many orchids stop you in your tracks with their colors and patterns. This orchid stops you in your tracks with its shape and scent. Rhyncholaelia digbyana has fabulous fringe on its lip, and a rich citrus perfume at night. I bought this plant eight years ago, mistakenly believing that it could live outdoors on the […]

How to Build an Orchid

Wednesday, February 8th, 2023

You can build orchids … with Legos! The beloved children’s toys aren’t just for kids anymore. All sorts of great designs are available, even Moth Orchids. They’ve become fun home and office decorations, often popping up in the backgrounds of Zoom calls. In addition to orchids, botanical models include bonsais, succulents, and floral bouquets, all […]

February Orchid Events

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023

Orchids offer a great escape from a chilly winter. There are lots of in-person, online, and hybrid events to get excited about this month, including the always-spectacular Pacific Orchid Expo in San Francisco. There are also extended exhibitions in New York, London, Paris, and Washington DC. February 2 – 4 Gold Coast Cymbidium Society Online […]