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You can visit but you can't leave

03/06/2015   I arrived at the Roatan airport a little after 11 last Saturday morning. The crowds were unlike anything I’ve recently seen there. I was told that United ticketing computers were down, all over, not just Roa. 2,354 more words

Caldina vs Cattleya

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Caldina is pretty good at using illusions to tip the scales of battle in her favor, but that won’t be enough to win this match. 55 more words


Cold growing cattleyas

Introducing the first of our new Cold tolerant Cattleyas.

All our Catts are grown in an unheated igloo all year round and have tolerated temperatures ranging from 0 to 50 degree C (plus) from the day of deflasking and many are flowering up to three times per year. 122 more words


Slc. Memoria Alvin Beggman 'Poem'

A small division of this micro-mini Sophrolaeliocattleya hybrid took its time to grow but the wait was worth it. Cheerful and bright, it produces cute bright yellow flowers with spotted with red on a frilly lip. 57 more words


More outrageous orchids in San Francisco

The San Francisco Orchid Society’s 63rd annual exposition this weekend at Fort Mason attracted legions of growers and fanciers who ogled and photographed massive displays of  thousands of stunning plants, including a number of rare varieties from Taiwan. 564 more words

San Francisco

Orchid Show

At this time of year, I eagerly embrace anything that involves growing plants so when I saw a flyer for an orchid show sponsored by the… 103 more words

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