Tag Archives: 2021

  Our final speaker for 2021, Nicholas Rust, will lead us through the mysteries of the most talked about orchid group this Holiday season – jewel orchids.  His talk, perhaps reflecting the modern popularity of the group, is called “An Introduction into the Wild World of Jewel Orchids” and will be at our usual time of 7:00PM PST on Thursday December 9. […]

This month’s speaker will be Tom Mirenda who will be with us from Hawaii at 7:00PM PT on November 11, to lead us through his month long orchid safari to many different locations throughout Africa. Tom has been cultivating plants since his early childhood. Originally trained as a marine biologist, he moved to Hawaii in his early 20s where he worked on the trophic [nutritional] […]

    Scott was our speaker in January, when he brought us up to date on the latest developments in the world of Sarcochilus. This month, he will be back with us on Zoom at 7:00PM PST on September 9, to discuss his work with Cymbidiums. There is no specific title for his presentation but he gave me the following quote which […]

    Our virtual guest on July 8, at our usual time of 7:00PM PST will be Charles G. Wilson. He will be joining us from Georgia to share his expertise on that largest of all genera with a presentation entitled simply “The Bulbophyllums”. Charles has been an AOS member since 1981. He is currently a member of the Species […]

  NEW Time: 6:00 PM PST Last month’s topic was definitely “Big”. This month we go in the opposite direction. Our guest on Zoom on June 10, at 6:00PM PST will be Dr. Kristen Uthus. She will be joining us from Michigan to share her love of miniature orchids with a talk entitled “Honey, I Shrunk […]

This month’s speaker will be Sam Tsui who will be with us from Illinois on March 11 at 7:00PM PST to talk about “Multifloral Paphiopedilums”. Sam was born and raised in Hong Kong, later attending Illinois State University where he graduated  in computer science and accounting. He retired from a position in IT in 2008 and is now concentrating full […]

After two months when we visited specific genera this month’s topic should be of interest whatever you grow. Rick Lockwood will be with us on Thursday February 11, at 7:00PM to answer the question “What do Orchids Eat?”. Rick has very kindly shared with us the attached update of his original article in “Orchids” (excluding charts and tables), which takes us to 2014. […]

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