9 years, 5 months ago voice: Babs Wagner Resource: Kemper Center fact sheet I’m Babs Wagner and I take care of the Garden’s orchid collection. It’s one of the largest and finest in the country. We grow more than 8,000 orchid plants behind the scenes, in our greenhouses. They ... voice
9 years, 5 months ago Voice: Jim Cocos Resource: Talking Orchid script, Bulletin articles, 2005 and 2006 Orchid Show brochures, Public Relations fact sheet I’m Jim Cocos, Vice President of Horticulture. Orchids are the largest family of flower plants in the world, with some ... Voice: J
9 years, 5 months ago Voice: Deb Springer I’m Deborah Springer and I’d like to tell you about an unusual and fascinating orchid. The Madagascar Star Orchid, also known as “Darwin’s orchid,” blooms only once a year. Charles Darwin suggested that this species and its pollinator, ...
9 years, 5 months ago Voice: Jennifer Wolff I’m Jennifer Wolff. Our orchids have a long and proud history at the Garden, but they didn’t always grow here. Back in 1926, the orchids were threatened by dirty city air from coal smoke and industrial pollution. So, the Garden moved ... Voice:
9 years, 5 months ago Voice: Babs Wagner Resources: Public Relations fact sheet, Bulletin articles, Kemper Center handout I’m Peter Raven. The Garden’s orchid collection has a historic connection with one of St. Louis’s longest standing traditions. The Veiled Prophet Parade ... Voic
9 years, 5 months ago Voice: Pat Scace I’m Pat Scace, the exhibit designer. Our exhibit begins as a concept between my assistant and me more than a year before its installation. We change themes each year. Props are designed by us and built by volunteers specific to each show ... Voice: P
9 years, 5 months ago Voice: Chip Tynan Resources: Kemper Center fact sheets, Plant Doctor I’m Chip Tynan of the Horticulture Answer Service. The Garden offers a number of sources for plant care advice. You can call us on weekday mornings at (314) 577-5143. For fact sheets ... Voice: Chi
9 years, 5 months ago Voice: Lisa Brandon We hope you have enjoyed visiting the Garden today. Your feedback helps guide us as we improve ways to connect to our visitors. When you’re ready, press 5-0-0, then the pound key, to record comments about your experience or make ... Voice: Lisa Br