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Image Keith Tibbetts' Amazing Orchid Greenhouse
By Kathy Puckett on February 25, 2011

I recently met Keith Tibbetts when I joined the Amherst Orchid Society here in Western, MA. Keith had brought many wonderful orchids to the gathering that I was especially attracted to. So when he invited me to visit his greenhouse, I jumped at the chance to see it! He kindly consented to this interview.

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Image Inquiring Photographer: Orchid Cubit Member Fred
By Kathy Puckett on October 21, 2010

I have been thinking about the people I talk to every day online and realized I probably don't know them as well as I would like. Sooo, I have created this member interview feature! I hope you enjoy learning about our members as much as I do!

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Image Guest Orchid Photographer: Peter Zschunke
By Kathy Puckett on October 10, 2010

I met Peter on Twitter last month and was thrilled when he wrote to me and gave me links to his beautiful websites. I asked if he would write about his love of wild European terrestrial orchids and photography, and lucky for us all, he consented!

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Image Inquiring Photographer: Orchid Cubit Member Sugarcane
By Kathy Puckett on September 20, 2010

I have been thinking about the people I talk to every day online and realized I probably don't know them as well as I would like. Sooo, I have created this member interview feature! I hope you enjoy learning about our members as much as I do!

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Image Inquiring Photographer: Orchid Cubit Member Todd_Boland
By Kathy Puckett on August 29, 2010

Recently, I was thinking about the people I talk to every day online and realized I probably don't know them as well as I would like. Sooo, I have created this member interview feature! I hope you enjoy learning about our members as much as I do!

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Image Inquiring Photographer: Orchid Cubit Member Hawkarica
By Kathy Puckett on August 22, 2010

Recently, I was thinking about the people I talk to every day online and realized I probably don't know them as well as I would like. Sooo, I have created this member interview feature! I hope you enjoy learning about our members as much as I do!

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Image Spotlight: Kathy Puckett (Boojum)
By Nancy Polanski on August 17, 2010

Boojum, as she has always been known, is an aspiring expert on orchids. That's why I selected her to be in our Spotlight this week. She is the owner of An Orchid Obsession here on Cubits, which includes an ever growing Database. Whether you have orchids, or whether you don't, you will love the photos she publishes!

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Image Inquiring Photographer: Orchid Cubit Member Ursula
By Kathy Puckett on August 6, 2010

Recently, I was thinking about the people I talk to every day online and realized I probably don't know them as well as I would like. Sooo, I have decided to create this member interview feature! I hope you enjoy learning about our members as much as I do!

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Image Cypripedium acaule and their habitats or It's Lady Slipper Time
By Ursula on May 16, 2010

The Cypripedium acaule are in full bloom in the month of May here in the North East of the US. We love to visit the stands throughout our forest near Fleetville, Lackawanna county in NE Pennsylvania. We also discovered recently some plants in the Ramapo Valley Reservation in NJ. In this article I would like to show the blooming plants amongst their companion plants in typical surroundings.

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Image Dendrobium kingianum - the Key to Getting it to Bloom
By Todd Boland on March 19, 2010

Dendrobium kingianum is certainly one of the easier orchids to grow, but blooming it is another story. Here is the technique I use and I get blooms every year!

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