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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Daffodil Festival This Weekend

Submitted by on April 30, 2011 – 12:42 amNo Comment

Road Trips Gardeners wandering Connecticut this weekend should add a stop in Meriden for the annual Daffodil Festival. It’ll be today and tomorrow (April 30 and May 1, 2011) in Hubbard Park, Meriden, Connecticut.

Now in its 33rd year, the town plants some 600,001 daffodils in 61 different varieties to create a sea of fragrant yellow blossoms throughout the 1,800-acre park. Hubbard Park in Meriden, Connecticut each year. Oh, yes: there will also be crafts, amusement rides, food, entertainment and a fireworks display.

(Photo courtesy of Meriden Daffodil Festival)

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