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: Spring Planting

Submitted by on May 18, 2013 – 8:49 amNo Comment

plantingHere’s a delightful combination of spring flowers planted in a sidewalk at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois.

With both contrasting colors and heights, the selection delights the eye.

What combinations do you like to use in household planters?

(Photo ©2013 by Susan McKee)

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