Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Orchids of Longwood Gardens

From the very unusual, to the simplest of beauties, 
at any given time 200 - 300 of the 6,200 orchids are on display in Longwood Gardens.
The orchid handler hand picks and replaces the plants three times per week 
to ensure a continuous beautiful, colorful and healthy display. 

What a job...to be an "orchid handler"...yes please!














Longwood Gardens

April 19, 2017

25 comments:

  1. Oh!
    The beauty from you to us.
    So gorgeous.
    Takes my breath away.
    xoxo

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  2. Wow there are some stunning orchids there for sure.

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  3. Wow! We just went to Thailand, and I wish my photos of the orchids we saw there were half as good as the ones you've shared with us.

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    1. thanks sally...how can i find you?!?!

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  4. -happy sigh- Their beauty is simply breathtaking........

    Gentle hugs,
    Luna Crone

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  5. Wonderful Debbie. They are beautiful orchids !!! They have very cute colors.
    Besos.

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  6. Just beautiful, Debbie!
    I especially love the oncidium (the purple one, and quite difficult to get to bloom), and the lady slipper.
    xo.

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  7. How stressful is that job? The plants would be calming I imagine. Your photos are gorgeous!

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  8. Stunning Debbie, they are such wonderful colours and the markings just beautiful.
    Fabulous photographs.

    All the best Jan

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  9. You captured the details in these orchids so well.

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  10. I love orchids.....and you esp if they are purple. Great pics.

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  11. Stunning! How does nature create such beauty?!

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  12. I've never seen such beautiful photos of orchids! You really are amazing!

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  13. These are such spectacular photos of the orchids! I love them for more than one reason. The colors are brilliant and especially loved the very first one; which I know you do too. Blessings and hugs~

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  14. Those are brilliant flowers and close ups Debbbie. I am sorry these days I do not have the same time to comment on all your posts due to recent events but I appreaciae you posts and your comments on mine.

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  15. what a awesome capturing my friend!
    these flowers are breathtaking!!!

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  16. oh, these are just beautiful!
    i love the different colors!!
    the pink ones are my favorite ((:

    blessings to you!

    ashley

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  17. Orchids all of the time -- what a brilliant idea.

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  18. They are just amazing, I love the ones with the frayed and scalloped edges, each one beautiful in it's own way and you have captured them wonderfully!

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  19. Be still my beating heart.....such beauty to be seen in this post, Debbie.

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