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‘Hobby’ blossoms into collection of nearly 2,000 orchids

Judy Hidano treats her orchid plants like children. She spends hours in her garden, talking to them and pruning, repotting and nurturing their delicate flowers. Read More

Kapahulu man makes the most of the little area he has

Retiree George West doesn’t have a lot of yard at his Kapahulu home, but wherever he found an inch of space, he planted something green. Read More

Gardening couple finds respite in hobby

David Cheever doesn’t have a huge yard at his home in Pauoa, below Pacific Heights, but he made smart use of the available space to create a peaceful oasis with separate garden areas to enjoy with his wife, Cindy. There’s even a stand-alone garden room ideal for reading or taking a nap. Read More

Waiahole Botanicals helps build successful landscapes

It’s easy to miss Waiahole Botanicals while driving along Kamehameha Highway on the Windward side, especially when one’s gaze tends to drift toward the ocean. The family-run nurserysits on 4-1/2 acres on the mauka side of the highway about 7 miles north of Kaneohe. Read More

Horticulturist dedicates her life to the delicate fern

At a broad work table beneath the dappled sunlight on her lanai, Kay Lynch examines the beginnings of a palapalai fern, its tender roots and fronds nestled inside a glass flask. Read More

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