Archive for the 'Botanical Gardens' Category

World’s Largest Glasshouse Reopens at Kew

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

The world’s largest glasshouse is open for business again!  Plant lovers can once again lose themselves in the newly refurbished Temperate Greenhouse at Kew Gardens in London. The 1863 building has been repaired many times, but this time it was thoroughly modernized. The Temperate Greenhouse dwarfs the nearby Palm House and Princess of Wales Conservatory. Thousands […]

May Orchid Shows

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Celebrate orchids all around the globe with this month’s shows. Many events are great for Mother’s Day outings and gift-buying opportunities. All are great chances to see incredible flowers, take photos, and talk to orchid experts. May 3 – 4 Pine Rivers Orchid Society Show, Aspley Hypermarket, 59 Albany Creek Rd., Aspley, Queensland, Australia May […]

April Orchid Shows

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

April is a busy month for orchids, with major events in London, Dublin, Singapore, Philly, Toronto, Capetown and many more. Of course, bigger isn’t always better. I’m guessing that the orchids & chocolate show in little La Capelle, France would be deliciously fantastic, too. April 5 – 7 London Orchid Show & Plant Fair, RHS […]

New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show Begins Today

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Tropical beauty abounds at the New York Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Show, running from March 3rd – April 22nd. Check out a preview of the floral artistry in the video below. Visitors can enjoy the blooms during regular daytime hours, or with music, dancing, and cocktails during Orchid Evenings.

March Orchid Shows

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

March is a busy month for orchids, with events on every continent (ok, except Antarctica.) Majors shows are happening in Taiwan, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Montreal, Paris, and Shanghai. All of these events are great opportunities to enjoy amazing flowers. March 2 – 3 Englewood Area Orchid Society Show & Sale, Englewood United Methodist Church, […]

And More Winter Orchid Exhibits

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Check out these orchid exhibits for great Valentine’s Day activities or as warm respites from winter. Find previous listings here and here. February 8 – March 5 Mille et une orchidées (1001 Orchids) offers an escape from a chilly Paris winter at the Jardin des Plantes. Enjoy spectacular flowers among lush greenery in heated glasshouses. […]

February Orchid Shows

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Orchid shows are great places to enjoy incredible flowers, take photos, talk to experts, and buy orchids. Many events are perfectly timed for Valentine’s Day. Two of the world’s biggest shows happen this month in Tokyo and San Francisco. February 1 – 4 Festival de Orquídeas, Plaza del Caribe, Ponce Bypass, Ponce, Puerto Rico February […]

More Winter Orchid Exhibits

Friday, January 26th, 2018

These extended orchid exhibits offer warm oases in the winter cold. They’re well-timed for Valentine’s Day, too. Find the previous listings here. January 27 – March 11 Celebrate Orchid Mania at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. And don’t miss the botanically-inspired fashion show created by Kent State University Fashion School. February 2 – March 11 Daniel […]

Winter Orchid Exhibits

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Botanical gardens are great places to escape winter doldrums, especially when they hold extended orchid exhibits for just that purpose. These amazing events run for weeks, and provide an easy way to enjoy a day in a tropical rainforest. January 11 – February 19 Denver Botanic Gardens presents an Orchid Showcase with hundreds of tropical […]

January Orchid Shows

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Welcome 2018 with orchids! There are shows around the world, despite the depths of winter in the northern USA and Europe. The Tamiami International Orchid Festival in Miami is one of the largest in the country, and always a spectacular show. January 5 – 8 World Orchid Show, Bunka Kaikan Culture Center, 2nd floor, Sunshine […]