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PROGRAM (2020-2021)

Every meeting normally includes all our usual features such as the Show Table, the raffle and plants for sale, as well as the chance to meet other members and share your experiences. Please click here for more information.

 

We will provide details of this season’s meetings as they are firmed up, as well as any "extra-curricular activities" that are planned.

 

Meetings are also announced in Spike, with full details about the speaker and the topics to be covered.

DATE

PRESENTATION

DETAILS

September 20, 2020

Virtual speaker presentation

Leslie Ee will give a talk on Dendrobium cuthbertsonii, including a discussion about growing in an aquarium or small glass container.

October 18, 2020

Virtual speaker presentation and virtual Show Table

Fred Clarke will speak about mini Cattleya orchids. Fred is a master Cattleya hybridizer and will be talking about his latest hybrids, many of which are offered for sale on his web site.

We will also have a virtual Show Table - details in September Spike.

November 15, 2020

Virtual speaker presentation

Jean Hollebone from our Society will speak about Maxillarias and how to grow them. We are also planning to have a group order with Ravenvision for orchid supplies, and with Orchids in our Tropics for plants. Details will be in Spike.

December 20, 2020

Our annual Festive Get-Together, and virtual Show Table

We will be planning an online get-together with several short talks about Oncidium, Tolumnia, Lycaste and Pleurothallid alliances.

January 17, 2021

Virtual speaker presentation and Show Table

Terry Kennedy from Orchids in our Tropics will be speaking about mimicry in orchids. Terry is also known for her excellent advice on growing orchids and their requirements.

The January meeting is an excellent opportunity to find answers to some of your questions regarding orchid culture.

February 21, 2021

Virtual speaker presentation and Show Table

Mark Whelan will speak about his visit to an orchid flower show in Colombia.

March 21, 2021

Virtual speaker presentation and Show Table

Steven Frowine will give a talk about fragrant orchids.

April 18, 2021

Virtual speaker presentation and Show Table

Thomas Mirenda will speak on a conservation theme. The specific topic has not yet been decided.

April 23-25, 2021

Annual Show - cancelled

May 16, 2021

Virtual speaker presentation and Show Table

Tom Etheridge will give a talk on Odontoglossums.

NOTE: During the COVID-19 pandemic, all speaker presentations and workshops will be given virtually via the Internet using Zoom sharing software. Details will be provided in Spike.

 

NOTE: During the COVID-19 pandemic the Show Table will be held virtually. Members will be invited to send in photos of their blooming plants one week before the meeting, and plants will be judged based on the photos. Winning entries will be announced in the meeting, and will be published in Spike.

During the COVID-19 pandemic we will be having “virtual meetings” via the Internet using Zoom. There will be no raffle and no plant sales at meetings, although we will organize group plant orders from time to time. Please click here for more information.

 

We will provide details of this season’s meetings, as well as any group orders, as they are firmed up. Be sure to check Spike for full information.