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Plant Table – June 2022

In June we met at The Center for Urban Horticulture. Andy Wright highlighted plants, talked about the characteristics of the plants, and talked about their growing conditions. Sean Hoyt assisted with video and plant photos. June 2022 VIRTUAL PLANT TABLE June 2022 Plant Table Discussion

Plant Table – May 2022

In May we met at The Center for Urban Horticulture. Andy Wright highlighted plants, talked about the characteristics of the plants talked about their growing conditions. Abigail Chang assisted on video, and Diane Drish took plant photos. May 2022 VIRTUAL PLANT TABLE May 2022 Plant Table Discussion

April 2022 Meeting

Our speaker, Theresa Hill, reviewed Paphiopedlium charlesworthii. She covered its natural history, it’s cultivation as well as its multiple forms. Culture was covered along with the contributions this species provides in its hybrids.

May 9 2022 Meeting: Speaker, Bill Goldner, Ph. D. – “New Looks for Miniature Phragmipedium Hybrids and Other New Lines of Breeding”

Dr. Bill Goldner is best known in the orchid world as the owner of Woodstream Orchids with his wife Lynn Evans-Goldner.
Woodstream Orchids (WSO) is a leading hybridizer and producer of Phragmipediums, Paphiopedilum species, and Epidendrums. They are well known for their innovative miniature Phrag hybrids. They are currently upping their game to include white and yellow Phrag hybrids.

April 11 2022 Meeting: Speaker, Kelly McCracken – “Artificial Lighting”

Kelly McCracken, owner of High Desert Orchids started as an avid hobbyist, and like many of you, couldn’t stop buying plants. Quickly one greenhouse became two, and now she grows plants in a unique 3,000 sq ft high-bay industrial warehouse space all under artificial lights. Kelly specializes in miniature plants, with a particular affection for miniature Cattleyas , Angraecoids, Jewel Orchids, and Dendrobiums.