Next Meeting is on Thursday,
September 17th, 7:30 pm -10:00pm
Hill Community Center
320 Civic Drive - in the McHale Room
Alan Koch of
Gold Country Orchids
Koch owns and operates
he specializes in
and compact Cattleya’s.
started growing orchids
1969 with 3 Cymbidiums given
him by an aunt. While in college,
became interested in other orchids
discovered many would grow
in Southern California. He
moved five times as his orchid obsession
led to the need for more
space. With the last move, he
of land in Lincoln,
for his 300,000 orchids. He
recognized as an expert in the Brazilian
alliance and a trend
setter in miniature Cattleya breeding.
Alan has been published in the Orchid Digest
and the American Orchid Society magazines. He has also
been published in the proceedings of the Whorld Orchid
He is an internationally known speaker.
is the past member of the AOS Judging Committee and the Research
Committee, as well as an Accredited Judge and is the
Vice-chair and Training Coordinator for the California Sierra
Nevada Judging Center.
Table will be provided by
Dinner before our next meeting is at 5:30 pm at
China Lounge (Sichuan Fortune House), 41 Woodsworth Lane, Pleasant
Hill. Everyone is welcome to attend and meet our speaker
before the meeting. If you can join us, please contact
Yunor Peralta at firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in the reservation.
Find tel # in the roster.