You don’t need a greenhouse to grow orchids. Learn the essentials to achieve success on your windowsill. Historic New England’s staff at the Lyman Estate Greenhouse will cover watering, fertilizer, repotting, light and selection. The workshop will take place on Saturday, November 9 from 10 – noon at 185 Lyman Street in Waltham, and costs $20 for HNE members, $25 for nonmembers. Reserve by calling 781-891-1985.