Outstanding orchid

Freda Erickson has long been known to have a green thumb - here's more proof. She's had this orchid in bloom since January.

Freda Erickson has won the Farm Produce and Vegetable Grand Aggregate award at the Rock Creek fall fair more times than anyone else over the past 30 years. So it wasn’t surprising to see this orchid on her dining room table last week. She said it’s been in bloom since January.