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Painting Through Peru

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I was up for the sunrise and climbed the Inca ruins with my paints. Words cannot adequately capture how truly spectacular this site is, and how amazing that they could build these structures in this inaccessible place.

WATCH: This Flower Is Not What It Seems

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

You might have to do a double-take before realizing this beautiful flower is not what it seems. It is actually a brilliantly camouflaged insect ca...

Inside Miami's Seductive New Cabaret

| Posted 01.09.2013 | Miami

BY JIPSY The buzz word these last few weeks has been "Orchid" -- and after all the anticipation, we were given the opportunity to capture a sneak p...

LOOK: No, These Are Not Baboons

Posted 06.29.2012 | Green

Orchid see, orchid do. That's right. Despite their uncanny resemblance to some baboons, these are actually two distinct types of orchids: Dracula s...

PHOTOS: Amazing Orchids At U.S. Botanic Garden

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Botanic Garden, which sits at the foot of Capitol Hill, usually isn't high on the list of places to visit in the nation's capit...

Astoria Characters: The Dedicated Doctor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Dr. Tom Moulton arrives cradling an orchid in one hand and a loaf of home-made soda bread in the other. My white phalaenopsis is wilting, so he rushed right over.

Astoria Characters: The Garden Guys

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

2010-08-11-Screenshot20100811at11.02.34AM.jpg At the end of Hazen Street, where the cars on Astoria Boulevard whoosh by like rockets, a garden center grows.