New Japanese orchids coming in October!
This is prime time for Vanda lovers!
Dear Friends, I just received an email that is chock full of questions the new fukiran (Neofinetia falcata) grower wants answers to. I looked over my old posts and realized that the last time I wrote a post aimed at newcomers was back in 2014. It’s time for a new update! First, for basic culture […]
Dear Orchid Friends, I am sorry to see that summer is drawing to an end. While I should be glad the kids are back in school, it makes me sad. The days are getting shorter, too, which means that before we know it Christmas will be here. And then the new year and then next summer. […]
Bring the whole family out to enjoy the Chicago Botanic Gardens inside and out. The Gardens tops off their month-long orchid show with this last weekend of orchid displays and sales hosted by the Illinois Orchid Society. Feast your senses on a stunning variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and smells, and then treat yourself to an […]
Dear Orchid Lovers, Happy Thanksgiving! Winter is upon us as demonstrated by the 12″ (30cm) of snow that fell on us this weekend. It was supposed to be 2″. Let’s hope that’s not indicative of the entire winter. How are your orchids faring with the changes? Summer outdoor growers will have brought in their orchids, […]
Happy Spring! It is rather ironic that I typed that as the heat came on in our house. Spring is a relative word in Michigan, but if you look outside, the signs of the season are everywhere: lilacs blooming, green grass, tulips, and I saw my first poppy of the year today. In the greenhouse–hey! we […]
***THEY ARE HERE*** The journey was long for all involved, but in the end, there are plants, and they are beautiful. Knowing that some of you are looking for new and unusual varieties, I hand-picked many plants based on their interesting physical characteristics. Neo lovers, you will see gorgeous stripes and some interesting new bean […]
Happy Holidays, my friends! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what makes anyone happier than a new orchid? Not much! To show you that I am in the spirit of giving, too, I am offering free shipping on purchases over $200, and an additional free gift with purchases over $300. Ho, ho, ho! Because the […]
I just got a question from someone new to Neos (i.e., a Neo neophyte), and I remember answering this question about a month ago, so I thought it would be helpful to post this. The big question is, “Where do I start?” Because most beginners are starting on a strict budget (we’ll see how long […]