Little Difference #28 - Orchids in the Window
Such an interesting phenomena. Why orchids? They are not suited to the climate here in Luxembourg. How did this trend come to be? But there they are, sitting in windows all over this country. 1, 2, 3 even 4 orchids a window. Its very pretty. One more picture here.
The windows here are built with a generously sized marble sills underneath them, perfect for setting plants or nic nacs. Radiators are then placed under the windows. Seems to me the orchids would get fried with all that dry heat. But clearly I'm missing something. I don't know the first thing about taking care of orchids.
There is nothing commonly seen on windowsills in Seattle. The windowsills tend to be too narrow to permanently set anything on them.
Orchids are available in grocery stores, florist shops and even in Ikea. I even have one (thank you Christina!) It's not on the windowsill, though. I'm too afraid that would kill it.
Any orchid experts out there? Please chime in.
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