Delray Beach Orchid Show 2013-Like a Kid in a Candy Store!

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Delray Beach Orchid Show 2013- Like a Kid in a Candy Store!


I took some time off today to attend the Delray Beach Orchid Show in the Old orchid-Gymnasium at the Center for the Arts in Delray Beach.   And yes, I was just like a kid in a  candy store

I’ve been going to orchid shows for years now, and each time I walk away thinking this must be what a kid feels like when the doors to FAO Schwarz open.


I just wanted to share some of the beautiful orchids that were there.   And, BTW, there’s still time to go as the show is on Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27th .  -


orchid collage


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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

it is nice you were able to go, It would be nice to see some bright flowers where all of ours have been biten by the frost and have turned brown. 

Oct 25, 2013 10:49 PM #6
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

James- it was packed with orchidsand I loved everything.

Wayne- I'm tempted to return today or tomorrow, but I'm going to exercise some restraint.

Sheila- I love orchids and could have spent all day there wandering around and looking at them.

Clint- and, it will be packed all weekend.

Cindy- thanks, but guess what... most people will tell you that the best care has a touch of neglect added to the mix. 

Scott- and that's why I live in Florida!!!!!

Oct 25, 2013 11:09 PM #7
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hi Kathy -- you're right the variety of orchids represented at the Delray Beach Orchid Show is incredible.  To be able to see such a selection all in one place must be truly incredible and a lot less fattening than the samples at a candy store.   

Oct 25, 2013 11:18 PM #8
Robert Fowler -
President of Retirement Media Inc. - Braselton, GA
55+, Active Adult and Retirement Communities

Kathy great photos but I know they looked even better in person.

Oct 25, 2013 11:42 PM #9
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Good for you for taking some time off, and what a nice place to spend it!  Pretty!!

Oct 26, 2013 12:07 AM #10
Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

BARFF, they are such gorgeous flowers.  I've never tried to grow one at home, maybe I'll give it a whirl.

Oct 26, 2013 12:12 AM #11
Terri Poehler
Realtor - Coral Springs, FL
Coral Springs Real Estate Agent

Kathy! These are beautiful! Tempting. I may be taking atrip to Delray today.

Oct 26, 2013 03:14 AM #12
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


I love orchids and I would be dangerous at an orchid show, unless I left my wallet at home. LOL A

Oct 26, 2013 03:53 AM #13
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Kathy,  I can see why you would be in a candy store.  Great pictures. 

Oct 26, 2013 04:57 AM #14
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Michael- I had to set a limit on myself or I would have walked out of there with more orchids than I cold carry. 

Robert- oh yes, they did!!!  

Kristin- This is something I look forward to doing each year. 

BARFF- if I could grow them when I lived in VA, then I know you can too!  

Terri- just returned from the Delray Halloween festivities.  Weather was perfect.

Alexandra- that would have been smart on my part.  I have a routine where I walk the whole exhibit, and pick out what are my "maybes" then come around and but the ones that make the cut. 

Will- It really is with all of the beautiful colors around. 

Oct 26, 2013 05:13 AM #15
Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC - Bowie, MD
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Kathy I didn't know that you are an Orchid Lover. See I learned something about you today. Hope you had fun.

Oct 26, 2013 05:31 AM #16
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

One of my favorite flowers!  Nice job on the collage!

Oct 26, 2013 08:10 AM #17
Bobbie Smith
Stroudsburg, PA

Kathy, You must have been oooing and awwwing all over the place. What gorgeous flowers. Thanks so much for sharing pics of them for those of us who could not be there in person

Oct 26, 2013 09:13 AM #18
1~Judi Barrett
Integrity Real Estate Services 118 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745 - Idabel, OK
BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
What beautiful orchids! I've never been to an orchid show.
Oct 26, 2013 09:32 AM #19
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Lanre- yes you did!  I remember when I first got into orchids... I killed the first one I every bought.  I've discovered that with them, less is more. 

Sharon- thank you!  You should go to some orchid growers near your parents when you go to visit them. 

Bobbie- I was about 2 minutes from there today and wanted to go backbut I exercised some restraints. 

Judi- I hope you have a chance to go... even if only to take pictures. 

Oct 26, 2013 09:56 AM #20
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy those are gorgeous Orchids.  A couple of the women at work have them on the window by their desks and they are beautiful flowers.

Oct 26, 2013 12:16 PM #21
Des & Spiro Kouridakis
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CA Properties - Yorba Linda, CA
- North Orange County Experts

That's so cool!  I've never been to an orchid show but they are one of my favorite flowers!  They make such great gifts too!  So much better than a bouquet of flowers, in my opinion.  

Oct 26, 2013 01:25 PM #22
Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage
Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona - Orlando, FL
Keller Williams Land Division Specialist

I can't handle Orchids as they are just too delicate for my tastes.  They are beautiful but for someone else. 

Oct 26, 2013 02:27 PM #23
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Thanks for the pics, Kathy.  Orchids are beautiful and come in so many varieties.

Oct 26, 2013 10:21 PM #24
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

 Kathy what a great event to break for.  Orchids are so lovely and come in such a wide variety.

Oct 27, 2013 02:45 PM #25
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