Orchid University 101 – The Basics of Orchid Culture

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

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The Orchid Culture Programs will be presented in the gymnasium at Mooring Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples, Florida, for six consecutive Saturdays beginning on January 11, 2014 and ending on February 15, 2014. Programs begin at 9:30 AM and end at 12:30 PM (the six classes are each 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 $50.00 for members, $60.00 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
  • 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

  • September 4, 2014
    Monthly Meeting

    Alan Koch from Gold Country Orchids in Lincoln, CA will be our guest lecturer.
    Further details will be provided when available.


    6:30 pm,

  • November 8, 2014
    Fall Orchid Sale

    Our 2014 NOS annual orchid sale will be held on Saturday, November 8. We need donations from members to increase the number of orchids on our sales tables. We will start collecting at our August thru October monthly meetings. Contact orchid sale chair Sheila Demkovich for more information. The sale will run from noon til three.


    12:00 pm,

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