Greenhouse at Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas If you look carefully, you can spot a Hoya and some Tillandsia and Saintpaulia, but the vast majority of the plants here various kinds of orchids. It’s best viewed in “fullscreen.” If that doesn’t work, here’s Flickr.
Winfield, Kansas, April 15, 2018. I’m not at all certain of the names of many of these. As usual, click to embiggen and see in better color.
The weatherman predicted storms in the later afternoon, and rather than risk my good camera in bad weather, I made do with my toy camera and its on-camera flash. These are crummy pictures, grainy and harshly-lit, but the subjects make them worth posting. I don’t … Continue readingKansas Orchid Society, March 18
Click to embiggen. Stacked focus close-ups are always iffy outdoors. If the images don’t line up well, use a lot of filters and pretend it’s art.
Prunus “Okame” reached peak bloom on a day when I could get to Botanica and the March wind wasn’t gale-force — a rare occurrence. As always, click the pictures to embiggen and see with richer color.