Archive for the 'Botanical Gardens' Category

September Orchid Events

Sunday, September 1st, 2019

September is busy with orchid events around the globe, especially in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. Don’t miss these great opportunities to enjoy incredible flowers, take photos, talk to fellow orchid lovers, and buy plants. September 1 Hastings River Orchid Society Show, Wauchope RSL Club, Young St., Wauchope, NSW, Australia September 3 RHS Orchid […]

60 Year Old Orchid’s One Week To Shine

Saturday, August 10th, 2019

Head to the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney this week to see a native Australian orchid in its full splendor. Dendrobium teretifolium is sometimes called the Rat’s Tail Orchid because of its long, skinny leaves. However, when it bursts into bloom, it earns another nickname, the Bridal Veil Orchid, with cascades of creamy white flowers. The […]

August Orchid Events

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

This monthly show listing always demonstrates that there are orchid lovers around the globe, but surely, Australia must have more orchid lovers per capita than any nation. At this time of year, their show schedule surpasses any other place I can find online. There are over 30 shows this month in a country that has […]

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 […]