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(s) of the Day: Roses & Hyacinths

Submitted by on June 28, 2014 – 8:16 amNo Comment
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flowersIn Europe, the flowers on restaurant tables usually are fresh (rather than the fake fleurs in the U.S.).

These pink roses and a deep indigo hyacinth graced the table at the Katzen-Café in Bremen, Germany — a great place to stop for an afternoon snack.

(Photo ©2013 by Susan McKee)

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