Orchid Classes

*All classes are free with your paid admission to the festival.*

Friday, January 13th, 2017

  • 11:00 AM Carlos Segrera (CS Orchids) – Cultivo de Orquídeas
  • 12:30 PM – Dr. Wagner Vendrame (U. of Fla. TREC) – Fiction, Sex, Crime, Hollywood: A Brief History of Orchids
  • 1:45 PM – Sandi Jones (Broward Orchid Supply) – Fertilizers, Supplements, Fungicides and Pesticides – When, Why and How
  • 3:00 PM – Guillermo A. Salazar (Foliage Expressions) – Landscaping with Tropical Orchids
  • 4:30 PM – Luis Hamilton Lima: Most Exotic & Misunderstood Cattleyas of Brazil: Cattleyas aclandiae, amethystoglossa, nobilior, walkeriana, and violacea

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

  • 11:00 AM – Lic. Zoilo Richardson (Jardín Botánico Nacional) y Lic. Ilvy Mejia (Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuario Dominicano) -   Conservación y propagación de las Orquídeas del Noroeste de La Republica Dominicana
  • 12:30 PM – Dr. Catherine Mannion (U. of Fla. TREC) – Orchid Insects and Pests and their Control
  • 1:45 PM – Dr. Claire “Jill” Sidran (American Orchid Society) – Introduction to Orchid Growing
  • 3:00 PM – Hyla Levine (Green Barn Orchid Supplies) – Basic Orchid Care
  • 4:30 PM – Dr. Holger Perner (Hengduan Mountains Biotechnology) – Orchids Behind the Scenes (What Makes Orchids So Special?)

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

  • 11:00 AM – Carlos Cahiz (OFE) – Introducción a Productos para Orquídeas y Como Aplicarlos a sus Plantas
  • 12:30 PM – Dr. Carl E. Lewis (Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden) - The Million Orchid Project and STEMLab
  • 1:45 PM – Dr. Robert McMillan – Orchid Diseases: Identification and Control
  • 3:00 PM – Guillermo A. Salazar (Foliage Expressions) – Utilizando Orquídeas como Parte de tu Jardín

  • Pre-recorded lectures on Florida Orchid Growing from Dr. Martin Motes can be seen at #20 on your map.  His book Florida Orchid Growing: Month by Month can be purchased by clicking here or at Motes Orchids booth number 58

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