Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
January 1, 2020 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows

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: Prickly Pear Cactus

Submitted by on July 21, 2018 – 8:22 amNo Comment
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Prickly Pear Cactus, Lubbock, TexasIt’s always a surprise to see beautiful soft blooms on such a forbidding plant as prickly pear.

This one was in bloom in Lubbock, Texas, last month.

(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

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