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Potting Clinic – March 19 2022

Come with questions, get some answers. Bring up to three plants. Then add some hands-on experience, with guidance from our volunteer members. Potting media and some pots will be available on site.
It’s a night of fun and learning, and your orchids will thank you.

December 2021 Meeting

Our President Joe Grienauer started the meeting welcoming all who came to our holiday gathering.  He added a special welcome to anyone new to our group.  Joe thanked those that provided our refreshments and festive decor.  He also conducted our Annual Meeting with reports from Officers and Committee Chairpersons.  In addition, Joe thanked all the outgoing Officers and Board members and introduced all the incoming people.  He also directed the group to view all the wonderful orchids brought in by our members and follow up by voting for their favorite for the two orchid awards  We had time to eat and socialize, see beautiful orchid flowers, vote and acknowledge our orchid Trophy winners, listen to a wonderful presentation about novelty phalaenopsis, and top all off by receiving our Holiday Gift Orchid plants.

Newsletter December 2021 – Volume 74, Issue 9

The speaker for the month of November was Ron Parsons, he spoke to us via Zoom on the “Rarities and Oddities of the Orchid World”.  Ron proceeded to show a marvelous array of amazing blooms.  He began with the terrestrials like Habenaria medusa.  He included species from around the world.  There were bee orchids, sun orchids, beard orchids, hammer orchids and lady slippers.  The monopodial group had ghost orchids & spider orchids to name just a few.  The list was amazingly long with images of these special flowers, some of which are very rare.  It was a treat to see the incredible variety of flower forms and colors exhibited across the world of orchids.

November 2021 Meeting

Our main program was a virtual talk via Zoom by Ron Parsons on the “Rarities and Oddities of the Orchid World”. Ron proceeded to show a marvelous array of amazing blooms. He began with the terrestrials like Habenaria medusa. He included species from around the world. There were bee orchids, sun orchids, beard orchids, hammer orchids and lady slippers. The monopodial group had ghost orchids & spider orchids to name just a few. The list was amazingly long with images of these special flowers, some of which are very rare. It was a treat to see the incredible variety of flower forms and colors exhibited across the world of orchids.