Smithsonian Orchid Exhibit 2019

Orchids: Amazing Adaptations

I finally made it to this year’s Smithsonian Orchid Exhibit! I kept putting it off for kind of a dumb reason: the exhibit is located in the beautiful Kogod Courtyard inside the Smithsonian American Art Museum, which doesn’t open until 11:30am. And I prefer to get up and do activities first thing in the morning. But I finally made my way there yesterday just after opening and it was well worth the visit!

Kogod Courtyard
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Happy New Year! + NYBG Orchid Show 2018 Dates

Happy 2018, everybody! Now that we’ve put the dumpster fire called 2017 behind us, my wish is that 2018 is filled with less stress, outrage, and drama…globally.

Although I no longer live in New York City I wanted to post about this year’s New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show dates. The first time I attended the Orchid Show was the day my obsession with these plants began, so it will always hold a special place in my heart. Sadly, I didn’t even get to go to the show last year because we moved to DC at the end of February and I was too busy packing up our apartment to visit the show before our move. Maybe I’ll have a chance to go to NYC and see the show this year!

Phal at Orchid Evenings 2016
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Brooklyn Orchids is Now Based in DC!

Phew! It’s been awhile since I posted about my move to Washington, DC. Well, I’ve been here for almost a month now! I’ve finally reached┬áthe point where I feel settled enough start┬áexploring my new city. So last Friday morning I took my first ride on┬áthe DC Circulator┬áover to the National Mall, where I hit up the Hirshhorn Musem. Everyone else is visiting this museum for┬áthe Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrors exhibit, but I went because it’s hosting an orchid exhibit through May 14!

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