Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘orchids’

orchidandblueberries

Read Full Post »

DSCN4065

In winter I always feel like I am killing this orchid with my inattention but somehow, so far, each spring, I turnaround and somehow it has bloomed.

DSCN4068

DSCN4073

Read Full Post »

Despite the fact I know very little about growing orchids, I seem to have success with this plant. As I’ve written before, I think it’s because I leave it alone to bloom as it likes. And what a wealth of blooms so far.

Read Full Post »

Read Full Post »

another orchid leaf

previous images of orchid leaves can be viewed here and here.

Read Full Post »

Read Full Post »

As I was racing around this morning, I realized that one of the orchid plants had dropped two leaves while the second plant had dropped a leaf as well.  New leaves grew on both so they still hang on but I suspect I’ve been too free with the watering pail.

As I gathered the leaves I could not help but notice the lovely colors and textures of their dying flesh.

And then I remembered that when their blossoms had fallen earlier in the summer, I’d collected them in a small dish to see what might happen to the petals over time.   Out of sight, out of mind … but I found the dish and this is what the petals look like.

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »