An Orange Miracle

An Orange Miracle

Palm Beach, FL. It is always interesting when you move a plant. ThisĀ  plant was a little green shoot until I moved it one foot into the sun about a month ago and then it exploded into this beautiful flower. Oh, and I have had the plant for 8 years and this is the...
A Glass Banana

A Glass Banana

Boston. I don’t really think of a banana as a flower, but it turns out it is a flower, an herb (the world’s largest), a fruit and a berry. Well that is pretty cool. Here you see it recreated by the Blaschka’s in their amazing Harvard glass...
Most Amazing Glass Flowers

Most Amazing Glass Flowers

Boston. Amazing, stunning, impossible! All terms that come to mind as I view the Harvard Museum’s collection of glass flowers. Why don’t I know about these beautiful replicas of over 830 plant species made by father and son team, Leopold and Rudolph...
A Loti Orchid?

A Loti Orchid?

Singapore. What to get for the person that has everything? Naming rights to your very own orchid. Pretty cool. However you just might have to wait 7 years. The time it takes an orchid to grow from seed to blossom.   With over 30,000 varieties of orchid, it is...