orchids

Orchids

Not your average flower: Learn how to care for orchids at the Houston Orchid Society’s Annual Show & Sale this weekend
April 15, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: Today’s blog comes to us from John Stubbing of the Houston Orchid Society. Many people receive gift orchids purchased at local grocery stores or at “big box” stores such as Home Depot or Lowe’s. Nearly all of the orchids sold in these stores are members of the genus Phalaenopsis, known as moth orchids […]

Flower power: Explore the fragrant orchid at the Orchid Show & Sale on April 20-21
April 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Editor’s note: Today’s blog comes to us from John Stubbing of the Houston Orchid Society. Have you ever thought of growing your own orchid corsage? There are plenty of reasons to take up growing these exotic and beautiful plants as a hobby. Not only do many species have large and colorful flowers, but many orchids […]

Stage-five clingers: Learn to grow epiphytes with Zac Saturday, March 24
March 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

As the horticulturist for the Cockrell Butterfly Center conservatory, I get asked a plethora of gardening questions. The most frequently asked question (other than “How’s Lois?”) has got to be “How do you get your orchids to grow on trees?” I explain to visitors that most orchids are epiphytic, which means that they grow on […]

Photo Show in the Butterfly Center
August 30, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

A couple of years ago we installed a small “Artists’ Corner” gallery in a corner of the lower level lobby in the Butterfly Center.  It opened with an exhibition of moth paintings from art students at SFASU, followed by a collection of monarch butterfly photos from a Houston naturelover, then drawings from 6-10th grade YES […]


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