Archive for May, 2023

More Photos from the Gold Coast Cymbidium Society Show

Sunday, May 28th, 2023

It wasn’t a big event, but there was plenty to enjoy at last month’s Gold Coast Cymbidium Society Show in Redwood City. The variety of Cymbidiums was impressive. Their blooms ranged from large to small, and from spots to stripes to splashes of colors. Of course, there were other orchids there, too. They included a […]

Beware of Fake Orchid Care Videos

Sunday, May 21st, 2023

Social media has spawned some very bizarre, and very fake, orchid care videos. They deceive just to get clicks, likes, and ad money, featuring outrageous solutions to grab your attention. I don’t want to share any of these videos here, because I don’t want to give them more views, but it’s likely you’ve seen them. […]

Spring Orchids in Our Garden

Wednesday, May 10th, 2023

After a wet winter, our spring garden is full of orchids, especially Cymbidiums. Some of the flowers were mangled by strong rains, winds, and hail, but there’s still an impressive display. Along with the Cymbidiums in this post, there are also Masdevallias, a Coelogyne, an Epidendrum, and a Dendrobium. Originating from the Himalayas, the Andes, […]

May Orchid Events

Monday, May 1st, 2023

From Albuquerque to Glasgow, from Auckland to Rome, orchid lovers are gathering this month. Take advantage of these events around the globe. May 5 – 6 New Mexico Orchid Guild Show & Sale, Albuquerque Garden Center, 10120 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico May 5 – 6 Tauranga Orchid Society Show, 1383 Cameron Rd., Greerton, […]