Tag: Nature

Orchidopoly: Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect 200 Orchids

The Virginia Orchid Society is holding their 2011 show at Strange’s Florist and Greenhouse on West Broad Street through tomorrow. The theme for this year’s show is “Orchidopoly” based on the game Monopoly. The show features over 15 exhibits and will have over 600 rare orchids from all over the world. There are also vendors …

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Who Knew that Richmond Was the End of the Rainbow?

Or at least where they’re made. Artist Builds Rainbow-Making Machine FOXNews.com Michael Jones McKean, an artist and assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, has created a machine that uses a large-scale sprinkler system and the sun to create rainbows nearly four football fields in length — when Mother Nature is cooperating, of course.  Read more.