Monthly Archives: June 2017

Almost Ready to sign the Contract for the Greenhouse

I have been working with two companies to design a greenhouse on the south side of our home.  The primary design/fabrication firm is BC Greenhouse in Surrey BC Canada, with the International Greenhouse Company of West Sacramento as Contractor.  The … Continue reading

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Cochlioda Sanguinea

I acquired this Cochlioda Sanguinea from Bob Hamilton on my visit to his greenhouse on May 7, 2017, and it is now in bloom.  As advertised, seven bubble-gum colored flowers.  It is interesting that the hybrid Odontioda, which is one of … Continue reading

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Stanhopea Tigrina is in bloom

I purchased this Stanhopea Tigrina from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate in my visit to their open house on July 8, 2016.  It was in bud when I purchased it, and bloomed immediately.  It is now in bloom again, and … Continue reading

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Miltassia Shelob is in bloom

I purchased this Miltassia Shelob at the Sacramento Orchid Show in April of 2015, and it has bloomed repeatedly for me — three times in 2016.  This year, I divided it and replanted it into a bark mix (It was … Continue reading

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