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Searching the Swamp–Conserving Native Orchids

Most Midwestern students come to Florida at Christmas or Spring Break when the weather is pleasant or, if they come in the summer, they go to the beaches to enjoy cool breezes and the water. Interns with the Orchid Recovery Program (ORP) from Illinois College in Jacksonville, IL, brave the heat, humidity, bugs, reptiles and […]

An Orchid Vignette—Burana Beauty and Thi-Ti

The year 1996 was a good one for Mr. Phongthom Buranaraktham of Thailand because he registered two really great little orchids. Potinara Burana Beauty and Potinara Thi-Ti. (Actually he registered 11 orchids that year, but the others were mostly Dendrobiums.) I think everybody knows Potinara Burana Beauty, and because it is such a beauty and […]

 

Upcoming Events

  • September 1, 2016
    Monthly Meeting

    Our program will feature Dennis Giardina, Everglades Region Biologist, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Division of Habitat & Species Conservation “Reestablishing SW Florida’s Lost Orchids”.

    Our Mini Culture Class (with Bill Overton) who will discuss “Repotting.”
    The class starts at 6 PM.
    All are welcome.

    Flower Registration 6:30 p.m.
    Flower Judging 7:10 p.m.
    Meeting 7:30 p.m.
    Program 7:45 p.m.


    6:30 pm,

  • September 22, 2016
    NEXT NOS BOD & SHOW COMMITTEE MEETING

    All are welcome.


    7:00 pm,