Archive for the 'Events' Category

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 […]

Join the International Orchid Conservation Congress

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

The 7th International Orchid Conservation Congress is a five day conference starting on May 28th. Scientists and conservationists will meet for this year’s event at Jodrell Laboratory in London’s Kew Gardens. Topics will include the illegal orchid trade, climate change, habitat restoration, propagation science, and much more.

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 […]

More Photos from Pacific Orchid Expo 2019

Saturday, March 9th, 2019

The Pacific Orchid Expo is an annual immersion into orchids of all kinds. Whether it’s a stunning, green-flowered Sudamerlycaste with a delicately fringed lip, or brilliant Cymbidium flowers framed by graceful leaves, the floral diversity is remarkable. Big, small, colorful, drab, right-side up, or upside-down, it can be hard to believe that they’re all orchids. […]

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 […]

Pacific Orchid Expo 2019

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Every year, San Francisco’s Pacific Orchid Expo is full of stunning flowers, brilliant colors, and sweet fragrances. This past weekend’s show was another remarkable one, illustrated by these pictures. The exhibits, vendors, raffles, and expert talks are wrapped up for another year, but I still have loads of photos to sort through, so check back […]

An Orchid Conservation Evening at the Pacific Orchid Expo

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

In conjunction with the upcoming Pacific Orchid Expo, the Orchid Conservation Alliance is hosting a dinner, auction, and talk by Costa Rican orchid expert Steve Kirby on Saturday evening, February 23rd. Ticket availability is limited, and all proceeds go to orchid conservation.

San Francisco’s Big Orchid Show Happens This Weekend

Monday, February 18th, 2019

One of the biggest orchid shows in the world happens this weekend in San Francisco. Pacific Orchid Expo 2019 runs from Friday, February 22nd until Sunday, February 24th. The event takes place in Golden Gate Park’s Hall of Flowers, at Lincoln Way and 9th Avenue. There’s also a special opening night gala on Thursday, February […]

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 […]