Archive for the 'Botanical Gardens' Category

Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Buenos Aires is home to an extraordinary Japanese garden. El Jardín Japonés de Buenos Aires is one of the largest Japanese gardens outside Japan. It’s located within walking distance of Buenos Aires Botanical Garden. During our visit, the venue was busy with tourists, locals, and groups of school children. It is obviously a much-loved green […]

November Orchid Shows

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Orchid shows are great chances to enjoy incredible flowers, connect with your local orchid society, talk to experts, and buy plants. Don’t miss these valuable opportunities. November 1 – 4 Exposition et Vente d’Orchidées, Chateau de Vascoeuil, 8 rue Jules Michelet, Vascoeuil, France November 2 – 3 Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Native Show, Twyford Hall, […]

Buenos Aires Botanical Garden

Sunday, October 28th, 2018

Recently, Dave had a work trip to Buenos Aires, and I was able to come along. Of course, the Buenos Aires Botanical Garden was quickly put on our itinerary. The garden’s full name in Spanish is Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires. Founded in 1898, it covers 21 acres (7 […]

October Orchid Shows

Monday, October 1st, 2018

From Mexico City to Kansas City to Nairobi to Emu Plains, Australia, orchids are loved around the globe. Check out these great events happening everywhere in their honor. October 2 Plantation Orchid Society Auction, Deicke Auditorium, 5701 Cypress Rd., Plantation, Florida October 3 – 14 Big Fresno Fair Orchid Show, Fresno Fairgrounds, Floriculture Building, 2011 […]

September Orchid Shows

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

September brings busy orchid show schedules around the world, especially in South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Can’t find a show near you? Check with your local orchid society for more info. September 1 Alfred County Orchid Society Spring Display, Hibiscus Mall, 19 Wartski Dr., Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa September 1 Redlands Orchid Society Spring […]

August Orchid Shows

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

From Auckland to Zululand, there are orchid shows, festivals, fairs, auctions, extravaganzas, and spectaculars. Go to any one of them and enjoy gorgeous flowers. August 1 Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society Fall Auction, American Legion Hall, 1504 Minnesota Ave., San Jose, California August 3 Stawell Orchid Society Winter Show, Entertainment Centre, Main St., Stawell, Victoria, […]

July Orchid Shows

Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Orchid events are happening from San Francisco to Sweden to South Australia this month. Don’t miss these great opportunities to enjoy incredible flowers, take photos, talk to experts, and buy orchids. July 4 – 6 Newcastle Orchid Society Show, Stockland Jesmond, Blue Gum Rd., Jesmond, NSW, Australia July 5 – 6 Maitland & Coalfields District […]

June Orchid Shows

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

From New Orleans to Calgary, from Adelaide to Guatemala City, orchids are beloved around the world. Check out this month’s listings to find events near you. June 1 – 3 New Orleans Orchid Society Show & Sale, Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, Louisiana June 1 – 3 Long Island Orchid Society Festival, […]

Smithsonian Orchids Go Online

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Explore the spectacular Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection online. Thousands of stunning photos and botanical art pieces reveal this remarkable treasure trove, which includes rare and endangered species from around the world. Don’t miss a visit to the real thing if you’re in Washington DC, but if you can’t make it there, it’s now easy to visit […]

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 […]