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Plant Profile: Paphiopedilum Callosum


The Paphiopedilum Callosum orchid, or Paph for short, is a genus of the Lady Slipper subfamily Cyprpedioideae of the flower plant family Orchidaceae.  It is commonly called the Venus Slipper orchid, and is highly popularized by its visually striking, waxy blooms. … Continue reading

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Flowers and Ice


Earlier this year, a talented Japanese artist, Azuma Makoto, put on an exhibit titled “ICED FLOWERS”. The exhibition featured compositions of beautiful flowers encased inside massive blocks of ice. Cymbidium orchids, anthurium, and helliconia were just a few of the … Continue reading

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Tired of the old Christmas Bird AKA Turkey – Try the Bird of Paradise


Christmas is over and if you are like me, the turkey dinner, turkey sandwiches and turkey soup have run their course. Time to bring in the new Bird – Bird of Paradise is always a nice addition to your home … Continue reading

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