And, you can easily grow your own, the experts say.
The Shreveport Society Orchid Show and Southwest Region Orchid Growers Association Orchid Show & Plant Sale, “A Bounty of Orchids,” can help you get started.
The event is Nov. 1-3 at RiverView Hall, 500 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. The workshop session and orchid show and plant sale are free and open to the public. There is a charge for the dinner."
The 21st World Orchid Conference (WOC21) will take place from 10-14 September 2014 in the vibrant city of Johannesburg, South Africa, at the world class Sandton Convention Centre, which is located in the heart of an upmarket hotel, business and entertainment district.
The theme for the WOC21 Conference and Show is "Orchids: Gold in the Green Age".
With Johannesburg forming the nucleus of the gold mining industry in the region, the theme pays tribute to this, while drawing inspiration from conservation as the only way forward.