A peek into Granny’s parlour, ready for public inspection. Photo: Sandra Simpson
Pictures from the 2014 Tauranga Orchid Show.
Laelia lundii has been attracting attention, not always an easy plant to flower, according to an expert. Photo: Sandra Simpson
Commercial grower Russell Hutton has brought along award-winning Phalaenopsis orchids from Taiwan, not seen before in New Zealand and including a coppery shade. Photo: Sandra Simpson
Mary Parkinson (with a little help from her friends) makes up table decorations and posies for sale. Mary opened one of Tauranga’s first florist’s and has made bouquets for royalty and celebrities, including Liberace! Photo: Sandra Simpson