Monthly Archives: June 2012

Pakistani Judiciary Serving Its Masters

It is a recorded fact that the Pakistani justices have pretty much always provided a legalistic rationale for all military adventures in Pakistan. A sad and glaring example of that is the enigma of “doctrine of necessity” invoked by the justices in the mid-1970s to provide a justification for Zia-ul-Haq’s illegal and unconstitutional regime. We…

Orchid Exchange: C. maxima and C. quadricolor

As one of our site members suggested, I am now starting this orchid exchange venture. I have quite a few seedlings that are waiting to go to new homes. I am listing two here today. Please feel free to take a look and let me know if you have any plants that you would like…

Cattleya Cottage: Almost Finished

A few weeks ago I had started my summer extension project. I wrote a brief  blog about it last week and promised to post some new pictures. The extension is now almost finished save a few minor adjustments. The pictures are posted below. I would be happy to answer any questions that you might have…

Free Orchids

I have decided, in the same vein as Richard Lindberg, that whenever I divide a plant or have a few extra seedlings, I will offer some backbulbs (or extra seedlings) to my readers as a gift. Listed below are some basic rules: The first person to add a comment to a Free Orchid blog, will…