Annual Spring Show:
Date: Saturday & Sunday April 5-6, 2014
Time: 9:00 pm – 5:00 pm both days
Where: @ The Maitland Civic Center
Central Florida Orchid Society presents “Orchid Rhapsody” as the Theme of its Annual Spring Orchid Show on April 5 and 6, 2014 (Saturday and Sunday) from 9 AM – 5 PM at Maitland Civic Center, an air-conditioned building (641 S. Maitland Avenue, Maitland, FL 32751)located on corners of South Maitland Avenue and 17-92.
We are probably the biggest Orchid Show in Central Florida with thousands of orchids to choose from, we have all kinds of orchid supplies, we have raffles going on hourly on Saturday (April 6th) and Sunday (April 7th).
We have a lot of exhibits/displays of beautiful orchids, and we have lectures about orchids (Saturday schedule: 10 AM – Phalaenopsis by Thanh Nguyen, 12 Noon – Cattleyas by Pat Pace, and 2 PM – Culture by Johnny Hicks, Jr. ) and (Sunday schedule: 10 AM – Paphiopedilum by Colleen Wold, 12 Noon – Repotting Demonstrations by Jerry Steele, and 2 PM – Vandas by Ed Gilliland).
We have 12 orchid vendors participating (Krull-Smith Orchids, Chapman’s Orchids, So Orchids, Springwater Orchids, Ritter’s Tropic 1 Orchids, Orchid Specialist, Pelican Coast Farms, Florida Suncoast Orchids, Smiley’s Orchids, Adamson Orchids, Alexis Pardo, and Bredren Orchids, LLC.). This year we only have one orchid supply vendor – Hicks Orchid Supplies. There are also 3 orchid societies participating (Central Florida Orchid Society, Platinum Coast Orchid Society and Volusia County Orchid Society).
Admission is $5 per person($1 off with Orlando Sentinel ads last Sunday’s paper), parking is free. Please do not forget to bring your cameras/video cams to capture the beauties and fragrances of these magnificent creatures.
For further information contact, Joselito Tolentino: 407.884.2950 or Macykulit@aol.com.
Admission is $5.
See you at the Show!
April General Membership Meeting:
Date: Monday April 14, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: @ Harry P. Leu Gardens
Guest Speaker: Jeff Adkins, American Orchid Society Judge, third generation orchid grower, and Master carpenter, engineers superior greenhouses for growing orchids and other fine plants.
Subject: Jeff will be speaking about “Troubleshooting & Culture tips for lesser known species”
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Important!: Please pick up your new membership card from Nancy or Dewey at the next meeting. It is imperative that you speak with Nancy Hoffman
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