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Nicholas gave a fantastic talk on habenarias and their hybrids showing many pictures of must have orchids. He provided a thorough discussion on how to grow them, focusing on how to handle them as they break dormancy and what to do as they enter dormancy. It was a fantastic program, and we expect to see lots of habenarias on the show table later this year!
Courtney weaved his orchid tales for our May Virtual Show Table, using pictures of blooming orchids sent in by members. Here's a link to his presentation.
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We have the good vinyl plant tags that you can write on either side with in pencil, and they won't fade or crack. Available in bundles of 30 for a $5 donation.
Coarse mix is a mixture of clay pebbles, large Orchiata bark, sponge rok and charcoal. It is a freely draining mix that is great for cattleyas and dendrobiums. We also have a soilless mixture for phalaenopsis. This is a more water retentive mix that is half sponge rock and half Pro-Mix HP. Potting supplies available for a small donation. Email us
what you want and we'll bring it to the meeting.
Officers and Directors
New Director Jerry Fowler will join the returning Officers and Directors for 2023. Jerry will also help resurrect our beginners programs.
Tom Sullivan - President
Janis Croft - Communications VP
Dianne Batchelder - Events VP
Linda Stewart - Membership VP
Sue Bottom - Programs VP
Cathy Mayo - Treasurer
Leslie Brickell - Director (first term in 2022)
Charlie Bridgham - Director (first term in 2022)
Jerry Fowler - Director (first term in 2023)