Archive for the 'Botanical Gardens' Category

Scientific Conference on Andean Orchids Coming in August

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

The Sixth Scientific Conference on Andean Orchids takes place next month from August 6th – 8th. Experts from around the world will gather in Medellín, Colombia, to discuss the latest advances in orchid science. The conference will offer simultaneous translations between English and Spanish. This event is in conjunction with the Orchids, Flowers and Crafts […]

July Orchid Events

Monday, July 1st, 2019

The orchid show schedule slows down in the Northern Hemisphere’s summer heat, but it picks up in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, and South Africa. Golden Gate Park hosts San Francisco’s annual summer show, Orchids in the Park. Don’t miss these great events! July 3 – 6 Fairfield District Orchid Society Show, Fairfield Forum Shopping Centre, […]

June Orchid Events

Friday, May 31st, 2019

From Canada to New Zealand, orchid events abound in June. Shows, sales, auctions, and speakers’ days are all great opportunities to enjoy orchids up close. June 1 North of England Orchid Society Show, Barton Village Hall, Barton, Lancashire, UK June 1 DOG Tischbewertung in Köln, Bürgerhaus Muetze, Berliner Str. 77, Köln-Mülheim Nord, Germany June 1 […]

May Orchid Shows

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Many of this month’s shows are well-timed for Mother’s Day gifts and activities. May’s schedule becomes busier in the southern hemisphere, especially South Africa. All of these events are full of incredible flowers. May 2 – 3 Pine Rivers Orchid Society Show, Aspley Hypermarket, 59 Albany Creek Rd., Aspley, Queensland, Australia May 2 – 5 […]

Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden

Friday, April 5th, 2019

The annual Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is always dazzling. This year’s big event highlights the garden city of Singapore with thousands of orchids and exotic flowers, and runs a few more weeks until April 28th. Singapore is one of the world’s tiniest countries. Located near the equator in Southeast Asia, […]

April Orchid Shows

Monday, April 1st, 2019

No fooling, there are April orchid shows from Maui to Moscow, and from Brussels to Buenos Aires. Take advantage of these great events around the world. April 5 – 7 Southeastern Pennsylvania Orchid Society International Show & Sale, Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center at Oaks, 100 Station Ave., Oaks, Pennsylvania April 5 – 7 Orchid Society […]

Amsterdam’s Botanical Garden

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Dave’s work takes him to lots of interesting places, and he occasionally gets a free day when he can explore. Last month he visited Hortus Botanicus, which is Amsterdam’s Botanical Garden. It’s one of the oldest in the world, dating to 1638. There weren’t many orchids on display, but in the midst of a Northern […]

March Orchid Shows

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

March is a very busy month for orchid shows. Maybe someday there will be one in Antarctica, and I’ll be able to use the phrase “shows on every continent.” Until that day, I have to say “almost every continent.” Take advantage of these great events around the globe. March 1 – 2 Englewood Area Orchid […]

Temperate House at Kew Gardens

Monday, February 11th, 2019

With his recent London visit, Dave was able to enjoy some of Kew Garden’s wonders, including the remarkable Temperate House. Dating to 1863, the glasshouse had closed for five years of upgrades and renovations, and reopened last May to much fanfare. It’s the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world, and houses many rare plants which […]

And More Winter Orchid Exhibits

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Leave the winter cold behind with these spectacular orchid exhibits at acclaimed botanical gardens. Find previous listings for ongoing events here and here. February 9 – March 10 Kew Gardens in London presents Orchids: Celebrate the Colour of Colombia. Enjoy flora and fauna from one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. See photos […]