Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show

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Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IllinoisThe annual Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale takes place October 12 and 13, 2019, in the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, with a photographers’ hour beginning at 9 a.m. October 13.

Tabletop displays, from the rarest of species to cultivated hybrids, will be on view. Individual orchids in 128 classes will vie for red, white, and blue ribbons. Twenty-five entries will receive “best of class” green ribbons, and the “best-appointed plant” in the show will receive the Chicago Horticultural Society Award from American Orchid Society judges. The Society will provide an orchid sales area and repotting services.

(Photo courtesy of Chicago Botanic Garden)

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