Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
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Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
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Spring Bulb Show at Smith College

Submitted by on February 3, 2011 – 12:34 amNo Comment

The Spring Bulb Show takes place in the Lyman Conservatory at Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts from March 5 through March 20, 2011.

The conservatory, totalling 12,000 square feet, is composed of various glasshouses dating from 1895, 1901, 1952 and 1981. The average temperature varies by house, with a minimum of 50°F (10°C) in the coolest and a summer maximum of over 100°F (38°C) in all greenhouses, even with shading and hosing down!

(Photo courtesy of Smith College)

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