Tag Archives: Franklin Park Conservatory

They’re Back!

The Butterflies and Blooms exhibit at Franklin Park Conservatory here in Columbus, Ohio is back! To see more of these beauties please visit my other blog, What’s Happening Ohio here. Isn’t that tongue amazing? Teri ūüď∑ ūü¶č

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He sees you when you’re sleeping…

Ok, this guy (or was it a gal?) doesn’t but you know how the song goes.¬† This is just an invite for you to come over and visit my other blog What’s Happening Ohio where you can read and see … Continue reading

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Heads or Tails – Shooting through water

Shooting through water can give you some very nice or very blurry images depending on what you are shooting, with what and how close to the surface your subject matter is.¬† Oh, and how clear the water is; the clearer … Continue reading

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Last of the orchids

Let me rephrase that, last of the orchids from my one visit to the orchid show.¬† I’m pretty sure that I will be going back… well I hope I will anyway. Enjoy! Teri ūüď∑    

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A hot orchid on a cold day

Definitely a respite from the cold, snow, rain, ice and gloom is the orchid show at the Franklin Park Conservatory here in Columbus, Ohio.¬† A visit here lifts ones winter spirits until you put your layers back on and head … Continue reading

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Two Toned Anthurium

Besides the annual orchid exhibit (and the butterflies coming in March) there are year round plants at the Franklin Park Conservatory here in Columbus, Ohio.¬† I’ve always seen the solid red anthuriums there but this year they pulled a fast … Continue reading

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Flamingo Flower – Anthurium “Tickled Pink”

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Orchids – More Cymbidiums

From the moment I saw my first cymbidium I thought “These flowers look like little cartoon aliens with two big front teeth that are sticking their tongues out at the world!”¬† Maybe this just means that I watch too many … Continue reading

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Phalaenospsis Orchids

“Phalaenopsis¬†/ňĆf√¶l…™ňąn…íps…™s/¬†Blume¬†(1825), commonly known as¬†moth orchids,[2]¬†is a¬†genus¬†of about seventy species of orchids in the¬†family¬†orchid. Orchids in this genus are¬†monopodial¬†epiphytes¬†or¬†lithophytes¬†with long, coarse roots, short, leafy stems and long-lasting, flat flowers arranged in a flowering stem that often branches near the end. Orchids … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Captive Cypripedium (Lady Slipper)

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