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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Garfield Park Conservatory Has Poinsettias

Submitted by on December 19, 2012 – 8:08 amNo Comment
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“Pardon our dust” notes the Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park, Chicago, Illinois (map). They’re finishing up renovations of the damaged Show House, but — the show must go on.

The Holiday Flower Show, that is. The park is hosting a smaller version of the usual display in the Horticulture Hall through January 6, 2013. Of course: a special spot for taking your holiday photos will be included even in the downsized version.

(The Show House was damaged in a June 30, 2011, hailstorm.)

(Photo courtesy of Garfield Park Conservatory)

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