Tag Archives: Photographs

I am Not a Plant Specialist

Recently my local council gave me a runner-up prize for being Best Plant Specialist.  It seemed churlish to protest at the time but I do protest:  I do not specialise!  I was also runner up for the edible garden prize … Continue reading

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Australian Native Orchids in Spring

This is the season when the Dendrobium speciosum struts its stuff.  I went to see an Australian Orchids display last weekend and they dominated.  In fact they hid everything else from sight as I walked into the Memorial Hall at … Continue reading

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Say it with Slippers (or Paphiopedilum)

Today I saw an amazing display of Paphiopedilum, commonly known as Slipper Orchids at The Centre, Dural.  The venue looks like a barn and did not show off the blooms in the best light but they couldn’t help being beautiful. … Continue reading

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