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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Fall Flower Show

Submitted by on October 10, 2011 – 12:30 amNo Comment
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Delight in chrysanthemums in shades of purple, pink and yellow in early fall. Then, watch them transition to shades of maroon, copper and gold in late fall. Swiss chard and ornamental peppers serve as interesting accents throughout the fall flower show in the Sunken Garden at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

It runs now through November 27, 2011 — but, Road Trips Gardeners, don’t plan to drive by from October 31 to November 4, 2011, as they’ll be closed to swap out the plantings.

Admission to the conservatory is free, but a voluntary donation of $2 for an adult and $1 for a child is appreciated.

See a video about it here.

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