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Mexico’s Tahí Farm Enshrines Mystery and Wonder of the Orchid

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS For some, they are the very essence of feminine sensuality, their delicate petals unfolding like a vibrant display of female genitalia (think Georgia O’Keeffe’s famous flower paintings that resemble a vagina). For others, they symbolize death and the morose beauty of unobtainable passion. In 1894, H.G. Wells wrote a short story about them, describing their bulbs as

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Trending Beauty (What’s New, What Works)

The Power of Orchids By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS They are exotic, mysterious and one of the most sought-after flowers on Earth. Simultaneously delicate and resilient, orchids are have always been beloved for their singular elegance and instantly recognizable beauty. Found in nearly every climate, the more than 35,000 species of orchid have carried symbolic and therapeutic weight in countless cultures throughout

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