Celebrating National Orchid Day with Orchid Lovers

Pink Orchid

“Orchids were not made by an ideal engineer; they are jury-rigged from a limited set of available components.” Today is National Orchid Day. It has been observed annually on April 16th since 2015.   Orchids are my new go-to order from the florist. If I need to give a gift, I’ll send an orchid because…

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April 16, 2021 Robbie Hart in the Himalayas, Ellen “Nelly” Thayer Fisher, Sir Edward James Salisbury, Amy Seidl on spring, Japanese Garden Design by Marc Peter Keane, and National Orchid Day

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Today we celebrate a botanical artist who learned to paint from her famous younger brother. We’ll also learn about a botanist who was fascinated with seed dispersion and weeds. We’ll hear a little snippet about spring from an author and ecologist. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about the cultural significance behind Japanese…

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