ORCHID UNIVERSITY 101 – THE FUNDAMENTALS OF GROWING ORCHIDS

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

2020 Class Dates are January 11 – February 15, 2020.

Registration form for 2020 to complete and send with your payment may be found HERE.

The Orchid Culture Programs will be presented in the Buehler Auditorium at the Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, Florida, for six consecutive Saturdays beginning in January and ending in February. 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 with over 100 pages containing Culture sheets and other valuable information plus a guidebook will be given to each registrant, as well as some blooming size orchid plants. A Flash Drive with all six lectures will be available at cost of the flash drive (optional). Cost will be $75.00 for members, $120.00 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 and Phalaenopsis
    • Oncidiums and their Relatives
    • Slipper Orchids & Catasetums
    • Vandas and their Relatives
    • Orchids for the Beginner and the Collector
    • 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.