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.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

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Flower of the Day: Zinnia

Submitted by on April 7, 2012 – 12:33 pmNo Comment

The unseasonably warm spring in most of the United States has made this Road Trips Gardener think about the flowers of summer.

Zinnias have long been a favorite (they’re easy enough for a child to grow).

These blooms were captured by our photographer outside the Mara Serena Lodge in Kenya. That’s right: there’s more than animals in Africa.

(Photo © by Susan McKee)

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