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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June 2021 Speaker: Jairul Rahaman on “Symbiotic Relationship between Orchids and Fungi.”

At the NWOS June meeting, Jairul’s presentation would provide a general overview of the importance of Fungi on our planet. Without fungi we would not have over 90% of our trees on Earth. The Kingdom of Fungi with its numerous benefits from creating soil on earth, to cleaning up our environment, we need to learn …

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May 2021 Speaker: Tyler Albrecht on “Dendrobium kingianum & hybrids”

At the NWOS April meeting, Tyler will discuss the Dendrobium kingianum and it’s hybrids, and why you should have them in your collection. Tyler Albrecht was born and raised in Silicon Valley but currently resides in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains with his wife Dana and two children Reece and Reagan. Having always …

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April 2021 Speaker: Jurahame Leyva on “Latouria Dendrobiums”

At the NWOS April meeting, Jurahame Leyva will discuss the secrets to growing the section lautouria Dendrobioums and why they should be in your collection. Jurahame has been sourcing, collecting and growing orchids of all types since he bloomed his very first orchid: Cattleya Mini Purple ‘Carmela’.  His mother brought it home as a gift …

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