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Old 08-08-2022, 04:54 AM
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Default La Canopée Orchidées

Last week while visiting my partner's family in Brittany in France I went to La Canopée with my SIL, an hours drive from where they live.

It's a small nursery but jam packed with plants that all look in excellent health, and the greenhouse is clean and tidy. Most on the greenhouse is off limits to customers, but I spent an hour poking around looking for interesting plants for myself and novice grower SIL.

Since they do Lycaste breeding, I got one of their crosses as my first ever Lycaste. I got Lycaste Oratrix a nice yellow primary hybrid (campbellii x xanthocheila)
Second plant I got was Phrag Sorcerer's Apprentice x wallisii.










And just for fun, some photos of the local beaches only 15min from where my in-laws live. The water is a bit cold, but it's peaceful and the beaches quite empty compared to the more touristic south of France. There are some great snorkeling and diving spots around there.



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Old 08-08-2022, 06:59 AM
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really nice. makes me want to go find my own beach and settle down

and the greenhouse is immaculate and the plants are beauty's ,got to love all that !!!

I need to get out more I'm thinking now...
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What beautiful clear water! Makes me want to go wading...
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Lovely! I was in St Malo area, Mont St Michel, and Cancale a couple weeks ago. We went swimming but it was chilly 😅
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Thanks for sharing those photos! Seeing that beautiful greenhouse makes me miss the ones we used to have in Michigan that are gone now. The beach scenes are beautiful!
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