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2012 SAOS Newsletters
 
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December 2012 SAOS Christmas Auction
 

December 2012
Christmas Auction
Our annual Christmas auction with auctioneer Bob Schimmel featured great food, great company and great flowers. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Feliz Navidad and a very Happy New Year to all!


The Judge, the Hunter, the Thief and the Black Orchid
 

November 2012
Movie Night, The Judge, the Hunter, the Thief and the Black Orchid
We had lots of popcorn for movie night when we watched The Judge, the Hunter, the Thief and the Black Orchid.


Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids
 

October 2012
Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids
Crowd favorite Fred Clarke of Sunset Valley Orchids in Vista, California discusses Australian dendrobiums. These are one of the few orchids that rebloom off of old canes, and can do this for 6 or 7 years. It is not unusual to have 2 or 3 bloom spikes from each cane.


Brian Monk, Blu Llama Orchids
 

September 2012
Brian Monk, Blu Llama Orchids
Brian Monk of Blu Llama Orchids in Fort Lauderdale discusses Brazilian Miltonias - 'Some Like it Hot'. Miltonias are very heat tolerant and enjoy being grown on a mount with frequent watering.


Harry McElroy, The cymbidium Man
 

August 2012
Harry McElroy, the Cymbidium Man
The Cymbidium Man Harry McElroy talks about cymbidiums that will grow in north Florida. This handout describes the heat tolerant cymbidiums to look for in the parentage of your hybrid cymbidiums.


Fred Keefer, Summer Orchid Auction
 

July 2012
Fred Keefer, Auctioneer Extraordinaire
Fred Keefer of Orchids by Del-Rei was our master of ceremonies at the Summer Orchid Auction.


Dr. Ruben Sauleda, Ruben in Orchids
 

June 2012
Dr. Ruben Sauleda, Ruben in Orchids
Dr. Ruben Sauleda of Ruben in Orchids in Goulds returns to St. Aug to talk about bifoliate cattleyas, their color forms, culture and interesting hybrids.


Weyman Bussey, AbundaFlora
 

May 2012
Weyman Bussey
Weyman Bussey discusses showy Mexican orchid species. His handout has a lot of great information, including the benefits of having a cocktail with your orchids!


Bob Scully, of the former Jones and Scully
 

April 2012
Bob Scully, of the former Jones and Scully
Bob Scully of the former great Jones and Scully orchid nursery discusses the breeding and culture of standard cattleyas.


Gene Crocker, Carter and Holmes Orchids
 

March 2012
Gene Crocker, Carter and Holmes
Gene Crocker of Carter and Holmes in Newberry, South Carolina talks about cattleyas for the new millennium.


Jim Roberts, Florida SunCoast Orchids
 

February 2012
Jim Roberts, Florida SunCoast Orchids
Jim Roberts of Florida SunCoast Orchids in Myakka City near Sarasota discusses a few Encyclias to enjoy. His advice for Encyclias? If in doubt, dry 'em out!


Geroge Hausermann Jr., EFG Orchids
 

January 2012
George Hausermann Jr., EFG Orchids
George Hausermann Jr. of EFG Orchids in Deland talks about different growing strategies, mounting orchids to save space and mimic how orchids grow in nature, using sphagnum in clay pots for cooler growing plants and more.


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