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.

Registration coming soon.

CLICK HERE to register online.

CLICK HERE to download a registration form that you can print, complete and mail in with check or cash payment.

The Orchid Culture Programs will be presented in the Buehler Auditorium at the Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, Florida, for six Saturday mornings March 4th through March 25th and April 1st and April 15th, 2023. Programs will begin at 9:30 AM and end at 12:30 PM (the six classes will each be three hours long with one break). Please note that there will be no class on  Saturday April 8 (Easter Weekend.)  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 $99.00 for NOS members, $149.00 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
    • Vandas and Their Relatives
    • Slipper Orchids & Catasetums
    • Phalaenopsis
    • Oncidiums and Their Relatives
    • Pests and Diseases and “Cures”
    • Orchids for the Beginner and the Collector

If you have any questions before the classes start, please email info@naplesorchidsociety.org and put “Dr. Pippen” in the subject line.