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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Pressed Plants Artistic Workshop

Submitted by on August 13, 2018 – 8:19 amNo Comment

pressed flowersA workshop on Artistic Pressed Plants takes place from 10 a.m. to noon September 15, 2018, in the Philadelphia Horticultural Society’s Meadowbrook Farm, 1633 Washington Lane, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.

This event is especially for those interested in entering the Pressed Plant section of the Philadelphia Flower Show next March. Presenter Rita Dennis, a longtime Flower Show exhibitor and blue-ribbon winner, will conduct this hands-on workshop.

It is an introductory class in the “spirit” of the 2019 Flower Show theme, “Flower Power”. Participants will learn how to execute a pressed plant scene. Pressed plant material to start the project will be provided. Instruction will include pressing methods, storage, and project sketch and execution.

Note: You must be 18 years or older to attend this workshop. Fee is $10.

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