Meeting: Thursday 14th February at 7:30pm
Rob Terry "Phragmipedium Culture"
Rob Terry has been growing orchids for ten years after getting started
with a science fair project for his oldest daughter when she was in the
eighth grade. It was a successful exploration into colchicine treatment of
orchid seeds. One thing led to another and after being successful with most
of his attempts after beginning, Rob purchased an orchid business, now
called Sherwood Orchids, when the previous owner wanted to move on to other
more important matters. Rob's primary interest is in the Lady Slipper
orchids with most of his collection devoted to Paphs and Phrags with a move
to more and more Phrags while exploring different opportunities in the
Rob and his wife are in the process of building a new larger greenhouse
for their expanding collection, with numerous stories to tell about the
trials and tribulations of greenhouse construction. However this lecture is
intended to give the listener all the basic information on how to grow Phragmipediums very successfully. Bring your pencil and paper to jot down
the secrets he will share with you. If you snooze you
DVOS Awards for January
to check out the new AOS
Awards page for our local winners and
see what we're aspiring to.
Thanks again to Kathy Barrett for
the pictures and info.
Barbara Tague has sent
me some pictures of her plants.
Anyone else can send me pictures and
I'll add them to the gallery
And finally, the Christmas party was
a great success, here're the pictures
to prove it.