Sue Frause is an American writer and photographer. She's had a major crush on Canada ever since she visited British Columbia as a young girl. Even if your heart doesn't pitter patter over all things Canadian, read on. You'll find photos, travel tips, road notes and the latest news and thoughts about our friends north of the 49th parallel. Cool idea, eh?
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Vancouver Orchid Festival March 21-22
The Vancouver Orchid Festival + Sale blooms Saturday and Sunday, March 21-22, at VanDusen Botanical Garden's Floral Hall in Vancouver. Plant lovers and orchid enthusiasts will be able to see and buy from this exclusive selection of orchids, orchid art and companion plants.
The weekend event will raise funds for the Pacific Northwest Judging Center-Vancouver Supplemental and canned food drive for A Loving Spoonful -- a volunteer-driven, non-partisan society that provides free, nutritious meals to people living with HIV/AIDS in Greater Vancouver.
For more information and to download a discount coupon, go to www.orchidfest.com.
Hong Kong Orchid
Photo by Sue Frause
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