Orchid show! and WPC – Vibrant

I don’t always see the annual St. Paul Winter Carnival Orchid Show every year.  But I do try to visit the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory once each winter to get a breath of the tropics and to escape winter even if just for an hour.  It is truly heaven on earth inside the conservatory!  If you’re interested, here are a couple of posts from previous years’ visits:  2015 and 2014. Today’s visit was a bit unusual in that it’s typically bitterly cold outside and cloudy. While I am thoroughly enjoying the sunshine today, it did make it harder to get good photos but I did get a few.

When I saw the theme for this week’s photo challenge I knew exactly what I wanted to enter for it.  Please enjoy my photographic tour of this year’s Orchid Show! Click on each gallery to see larger images.


Filed under Challenges, Gardening

14 responses to “Orchid show! and WPC – Vibrant

  1. Quite lovely, Toby. Thanks for sharing. Keith

    • thanks! I forgot to mention the smells. one room was filled with an orchid’s aroma, it was almost too much! other areas had their aromas too. I love that place :)

  2. I love orchids their different shades are simply beautiful. Thank you for sharing tese photos they are indeed vibrant.

  3. Susan

    Wow!! OD’d on flowers!! Good for another year…

  4. Really beautiful blooms, Toby. :)

  5. Thank you, Toby. This is a treat. Here it’s bitter cold and overcast. These made me smile. :-D <3

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