The Fairchild Blog

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Ever get the feeling....

Sunday, February 21, 2016

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Sunday in Naples

Monday, February 15, 2016

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Exotic Plants Attract Exotic Birds

Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Learning to love insects

Friday, January 22, 2016

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Phantastic Philodendrons

Thursday, January 21, 2016

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Colorful Conservation

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Fairchild’s Million Orchid Project volunteers are kicking off the New Year by producing over 1,000 containers worth of orchids for the upcoming Fairchild Challenge.

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Farms with a difference

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Every year we import many thousands of butterfly pupae which emerge in our laboratory prior to release into Wings of the Tropics, but how many of our guests know where all these beautiful creatures come from, and how they are produced?  Our suppliers are farmers, butterfly farmers!

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Of Interest in the Garden: Glimpsing a Gem in the Garden

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

What is more gentle than a wind in summer?
What is more soothing than the pretty hummer
That stays one moment in an open flower,
And buzzes cheerily from bower to bower? –John Keats

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