ABOVE: Happy Ndiho, sophomore majoring in business administration, puts out newly planted orchids for walk-in sales. The greenhouse is home to 1,500 different orchids and a variety of bedding plants. (Cale Eirich/Staff photographer)

By Cale Eirich

With spring in full bloom the Ruth Warren Abbott Greenhouse has opened for business this past week. The greenhouse has 1,500 different species of orchid including phragmipediums and Australian Dendrobiums, as well as a wide variety of bedding plants. All flowers and plants on display in the greenhouse are available for purchase via walk-in or inquiry if you are looking for a particular type of orchid.

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