Robert Culver

September 2021 Speaker: Robert Hamilton on “The Orchid Craze”

I was born in Berkeley, California in 1946 to native parents and educated in the Berkeley School System. I gave up studies in physics to pursue a career as a scientific glassblower specializing in the fabrication of experimental electron tubes, lasers and optics, eventually becoming UC Berkeley’s Principal Scientific Glassblower. As a glassblower I had …

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Emerald City Orchids Open House – July 24/25

Emerald City Orchids is having an Open (Green)House! Sat/Sun July 24/25 from 10 am – 4 pm 4734 S. Tacoma Way Tacoma, WA 98409 We are hosting an indoor/outdoor Summer event with special discounts on orchid plants and other tropicals, fertilizers, pots, tree fern mounts, and more!There will be orchid cultivation seminars, orchid potting and …

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Scholarship Recipient Update

Piper McCullough is a student in the Sustainable Agriculture program at Skagit Valley College, located in Mount Vernon, WA. Her future goals include earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Conservation, and starting a career in Permaculture Consultation. She chose to include Hydroponics as part of her study focus, in order to contribute to the progression …

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