Archive for the 'Botanical Gardens' Category

More Photos from Orchids in the Park

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

How many botanical wonders can be found at Orchids in the Park? Lots!!! Here are more of our photos from this year’s event. Big flowers or small, hybrid or species, fragrant or not — it’s just a tiny fraction of the orchid world’s diversity. The show included an Antelope Dendrobium, the aptly-named Dendrobium helix. There […]

August Orchid Shows

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

The Southern Hemisphere is the focus of this month’s schedule, but there are also events to enjoy in California, St. Louis, the UK, and Germany. Don’t miss these opportunities to celebrate orchids! August 2 – 7 Orquídeas, Pájaros y Flores, Jardín Botánico Joaquín Antonio Uribe, Carrera 52, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia August 3 – 6 Five […]

Orchids in the Park 2017

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Year after year, Orchids in the Park is full of delights. Whether it’s the latest in Moth Orchid hybrids, or brilliant yellow Lycastes which smell like cinnamon, there’s lots for every orchid lover. I’m just starting to go through all the photos from this past weekend’s event, but it’s easy to see that it was […]

Enjoy Orchids in the Park This Weekend

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

San Francisco’s summer orchid show happens this weekend in Golden Gate Park. Orchids in the Park runs from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday in the SF County Fair Building at 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way. These photos from last year’s event should provide plenty of incentive to put it on your […]

Singapore’s Orchid Extravaganza

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

When little Singapore throws an Orchid Extravaganza, it goes big. This year’s event is running until August 20th at the Flower Dome, which is the largest glasshouse in the world. Over 10,000 orchids are on display, with Moth Orchids, Vandas, Dendrobiums, Tiger Orchids, and many more varieties.  Learn more about the exhibit from The Straits […]

July Orchid Shows

Friday, June 30th, 2017

The show schedule may slow for the Northern Hemisphere this month, but Australia and Brazil have busy calendars. Whether it’s Rio, Brisbane, or Baton Rouge, don’t miss these great chances to enjoy amazing orchids. July 1 Writhlington School Orchid Festival, Writhlington School, Knobsbury Ln., Radstock, Somerset, UK July 1 – 2 Illawarra & District Orchid […]

June Orchid Shows

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Cape Town, Calgary, Adelaide, Orlando, São Paulo — every month orchid lovers assemble in every corner of the earth. Shows, sales, auctions, and potluck dinners celebrate hypnotic orchid flowers. Don’t miss these spectacular events! June 1 – 3 North Shore Orchid Society Show, St. Ives Shopping Village, Mona Vale Rd., St. Ives, NSW, Australia June […]

Orchids Through the Artists’ Eyes

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and the American Orchid Society present “Orchids Through the Artists’ Eyes” from May 13th – June 25th in Coral Gables, Florida. The exhibit features orchid paintings, photographs, porcelain, jewelry, and more. After enjoying the art, visitors can continue with the living orchids in Simons Rainforest and many other wonderful gardens at […]

May Orchid Shows

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Glasgow to Honolulu, Rio to Oakland, Auckland to Memphis, orchids are celebrated internationally. These events often feature exhibits and plant sales, and also include talks and tours by experts. May 4 – 7 Festival de Orquídeas, Gimnasio Fito Ramos, carr. #976, Bo. Florencio, Fajardo, Puerto Rico May 5 – 7 Memphis Orchid Society Show & […]

Spring at the SF Botanical Garden

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is bursting with new growth after a rainy winter. Covering about 55 acres (22 hectares) of Golden Gate Park, the garden is always full of life. During a recent visit, there were lots of spring blooms, and everything from tree ferns to giant redwoods were sporting new greenery. Also known […]