Orchid Classes

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

Friday – January 12th, 2018

  • 11:00 AM Dr. Wagner Vendrame (U. of Fla. TREC) – Fiction, Sex, Crime, Hollywood: A Brief History of Orchids
  • 12:30 PM E. Vanessa Campoverde, M.S (U. of Fla. TREC) – “Cómo empezar un negocio de vivero” / So you want to start a nursery business?
  • 1:45 PM George Hatfield (President of the American Orchid Society) – The History and Mission of the American Orchid Society
  • 3:00 PM Dr. Jason Downing (Fairchild Orchid Biologist) – The Million Orchid Project
  • 4:30 PM Graham Ramsey (Past President W. North Carolina Orchid Society) – Repotting Your Orchids

Saturday – January 13th, 2018

  • 11:00 AM Lic. Zoilo Richardson y Lic. Ilvy Mejia y Jose Orlando Liriano – Hibridos naturales y artificiales dee la republica dominica
  • 12:30 PM Carlos Segrera (CS Orchids) – Cultivo de Orquídeas
  • 1:45 PM Sandi Jones (Broward Orchid Supply) – Fertilizers, Supplements, Fungicides and Pesticides – When, Why and How
  • 3:00 PM Hyla Levine (Green Barn Orchid Supplies) – Basic Orchid Care
  • 4:30 PM Jim Davison (Vice-President, Coral Gables Orchid Society) – Growing Catasetums

Sunday – January 14th, 2018

  • 11:00 AM Dr. Catherine Mannion (U. of Fla. TREC) – Orchid Insects and Pests and their Control
  • 12:30 PM Carlos Segrera (CS Orchids) – Introduction to Orchid Growing
  • 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

  • Pre-recorded lectures on Florida Orchid Growing from Dr. Martin Motes can be seen at #55 on your map.
    His book Florida Orchid Growing: Month by Month can be purchased by clicking here or at the Motes Orchids booth (#88L).

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