Date(s) - Tuesday, January 28, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
U.F. Cooperative Extension Services
The East Everglades Orchid Society meets on the fourth Tuesday each month at 7:30pm at the University of Florida Cooperative Extension Services Building, 18710 SW 288 Street, 33030.
The presentation will be Schombo Hybrid Super Stars by Paul Storm.
We are thrilled to have a hobbyist visit us this month who is more than just a hobbyist — Paul and Mary Storm are known throughout the orchid world as two of the leading experts on schomburgkias/laelias and myrmecophilas. Mary and Paul are traveling from their home in Sarasota on the western side of Florida to give us his brand new presentation.
Meetings feature a guest speaker with an enlightening presentation and a judging of orchid flowers, followed by a raffle and social time with a broad range of food and refreshments. All meetings are free and open to the public.
We believe that equipping members with knowledge empowers them to be successful in caring for, growing, showing, and propagating their orchids.
Education enables members to become accomplished enthusiasts who will not hesitate to enter their plants into orchid shows and win exclusive awards.
The Ribbon Judging is one of the highlights and a popular aspect of our meetings. It is an opportunity for members to exhibit their blooming orchids and share their growing techniques with other members.
We believe in creating an enjoyable learning environment which has several captivating facets which will keep members engaged. This includes a time set aside for refreshments and socializing.