Orchid University 101 – The Basics of Orchid Culture

The Naples Orchid Society is pleased to announce a very special six week program starting in 2016 where you can learn just about everything there is to know about orchids.

  • Click here to download the registration form for 2016 to complete and send with your payment.

The Orchid Culture Programs will be presented in the gymnasium at the Mooring Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples, Florida, for six consecutive Saturdays beginning on January 9, 2016 and ending on February 13, 2016. Programs begin at 9:30 AM and end at 12:30 PM (the six classes will each be three hours long with one break). A Handbook containing Culture sheets plus a guidebook will be given to each registrant, as well as some blooming size orchid plants. Cost will be $60.00 for members, $90.00 for non-members, for all six classes, payable with application. Payment is required to reserve your space. Application fees are not refundable, except in an emergency.

Topics Presented by Our Own Local Experts Include:

    • What Makes an Orchid an Orchid
    • Cattleyas and their Relatives
    • Dendrobiums
    • Phalaenopsis
    • Oncidiums and their Relatives
    • Vandas and their Relatives
    • Orchids for the Beginner and the Collector
    • Slipper Orchids & Catasetums
    • Pests and Diseases and “Cures”

If you have any questions before the classes start, please email info@naplesorchidsociety.org and put “Dr. Pippen” in the subject line.

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

  • May 5, 2016
    Monthly Meeting

    Our program will feature
    AOS judge and NOS member David Junka,
    Junka Bear Orchids
    “Divide and Conquer”.

    The Mini Culture Class will be Bill Overton discussing Catasetinae and growing and potting these lovely orchids. 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,

Event Calendar

May 2016
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
April 24, 2016 April 25, 2016 April 26, 2016 April 27, 2016 April 28, 2016 April 29, 2016 April 30, 2016
May 1, 2016 May 2, 2016 May 3, 2016 May 4, 2016 May 5, 2016

Category: GeneralMonthly Meeting

May 6, 2016 May 7, 2016
May 8, 2016 May 9, 2016 May 10, 2016 May 11, 2016 May 12, 2016 May 13, 2016 May 14, 2016
May 15, 2016 May 16, 2016 May 17, 2016 May 18, 2016 May 19, 2016 May 20, 2016 May 21, 2016
May 22, 2016 May 23, 2016 May 24, 2016 May 25, 2016 May 26, 2016 May 27, 2016 May 28, 2016
May 29, 2016 May 30, 2016 May 31, 2016 June 1, 2016 June 2, 2016 June 3, 2016 June 4, 2016