Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Annual DVOS Orchid Show and Sale is at First Lutheran Church, 4000 Concord Blvd, Concord, CA 94519 Show and Sale Hours 9:00 am Judging of Plants 10:00 am Show and Sale opens 12 noon Orchid 101 by Sung Lee 2:00 pm Repotting Workshop by Tom Pickford 4:30 pm Show and Sale closes Repotting of orchids […]

Most of the orchids we see at shows and on show tables are sympodial where one growth finishes and a new one starts from the rhizome. This presentation will focus on those with a monopodial growth habit. Those where the plant grows upward from a single point. It adds leaves to the apex each year […]

“I was first stuck by the orchid bug in my early teens, when I discovered a commercial Phalaenopsis grower near where I grew up in Phoenix Arizona. After moving to the San Francisco Bay area in 1976, I quickly became acquainted with Rod McClellan’s orchids in South San Francisco and it wasn’t long until my […]