Orchid University 101 – The Basics of Orchid Culture

The Naples Orchid Society was pleased to bring you this very special six week program where you could learn just about everything there is to learn about orchids.

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

The Orchid Culture Programs were presented in the gymnasium at Mooring Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples, Florida, for six consecutive Saturdays beginning on January 10, 2015 and ending on February 14, 2015. Programs began at 9:30 AM and ended at 12:30 PM (the six classes were each three hours long with one break). A Handbook containing Culture sheets plus a guidebook was given to each registrant, as well as some blooming size orchid plants. Cost was $50.00 for members, $60.00 for non-members, for all six classes, payable with application. Payment was 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
  • 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.

 

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Upcoming Events

  • March 5, 2015
    Monthly Meeting

    Peter T. Lin of Diamond Orchids in southern California will be our guest speaker for March will talk about “MINIATURE CATTLEYAS.” and will explain about these tiny wonders of the world.

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

    AND PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR MINI CULTURE CLASS STARTING AT 6 PM. ORCHID DOCTOR BILL OVERTON WILL DISCUSS SUCCESSFUL MOUNTING TECHNIQUES FOR ORCHIDS ON A VARIETY OF MEDIA. ALL ARE WELCOME!


    6:00 pm,

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