Hundreds of orchid plants are for sale at the Lyman Estate Greenhouses, 185 Lyman Street in Waltham, beginning Thursday, April 7, from 2 – 5 for Historic New England members, including cattleyas, laelias, paphiopedilums, and phalaenopsis. Both species and hybrid plants that are budded and blooming are available.Â Historic New England members receive early access before the sale opens to the public on April 8. No RSVP is necessary. Historic New England’s Garden and Landscape members receive a 15% discount on all greenhouse purchases. Learn more about Garden and Landscape membership, or call the membership line at 617-994-5910 to upgrade. Can’t make it to the preview? Regular sale hours are April 8 – 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, open to the public.For more information, log on to www.historicnewengland.org.Â Photo by Orchids by Richard.